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M.R. Kukrit's Heritage Home

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Address: 19 Soi Prapinit, South Sathorn Rd | Thungmahamek, Sathorn, Bangkok 10120, Thailand
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(662) 287-2937-8

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A bit of old Bangkok

Whether you are familiar with the life of M.R. Kukrit or not, visitors will enjoy seeing a bit of old Bangkok amidst the high rises of the Sathorn area. Kukrit's home has been... read more

Reviewed 22 April 2017
Bangkok, Thailand
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Bangkok, Thailand
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37 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Whether you are familiar with the life of M.R. Kukrit or not, visitors will enjoy seeing a bit of old Bangkok amidst the high rises of the Sathorn area. Kukrit's home has been preserved as a "heritage house," and care has been taken to display lots of old memorabilia in the three small traditional Thai houses that make up the... More 

Thank LastStopBangkok
Calgary, Canada
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77 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

If you've been in Bangkok for over 2 weeks and have nothing to do. This is a good activity. I enjoyed the peaceful stroll through the traditional home.

Thank GOHABSGO1984
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15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017

lovelly ghosts of the past , in this island of abandoned gentillity in the middle of tropical maddness of sathorn.

Thank ParisBrunetti
Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

This small museum is at first glance clearly beautiful- the collection of old houses from around Thailand which have been joined together to make a family home, the small formal water garden in the middle, the informal water garden to the south and so many mature trees which give you bird song in the middle of this metropolis. However, for... More 

Thank David D
Menai Bridge, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

If you have a free hour or two and want to escape the noise of the city and the more popular tourist areas, former Prime Minister M.R.Kukrit Pramoj’s home near South Sathorn Road is well worth a visit. Although a group tour or a wedding party might be in progress, you can still find plenty of quiet areas around the... More 

Thank DesRB
Zurich, Switzerland
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2017

contains five authentic teak house with beautiful garden. Best to go there by a taxi. it is perfect for a short visit.

Thank Sugi S
San Diego, California
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20 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2016

This place is fairly similar to Jim Thompson house, but without all the crowds. I was given a pamphlet with some information on it, but it would have been nice to have some people around to ask questions of and get more info from. Was a little hard to find the place.

Thank Krista B
Marseille, France
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196 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016

This site is ok if your in the area but not worth a special trip. It's fairly small and a 30 minute visit is plenty of time to see it all. The entrance is only 50 Baht which is reasonable since the property is quite nice.

Thank M V
Wilmington, Delaware
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60 reviews
49 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2016

This house was a home to a past Prime Minister Kukrit Pramoj (1911–1995) of Thailand (Prime Minister 1975-6). The place consists of five teak houses, the earliest of which is more than 100 years old. The décor of the home looks to be from the 1950s- 1970s. It’s a good example of an upscale house from this time period. The... More 

Thank ephyfe
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviewed 29 August 2016

very peaceful house and garden. Whenwalking around itis difficult to imagineyou are stillin the busy city. Very beautiful and interesting.

Thank Duy_Fudo

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Sathorn is Bangkok’s central business district, but here you’ll find much more than international banks and suited-up office workers. Take a stroll along the small alleys between the skyscrapers and you’ll find yourself among Bangkokians living life at a much slower pace. Feast on fantastic Thai food which you can find in the town-house restaurants, office food courts and sidewalk food stalls spread all over the area, especially around St. Louis Hospital. A visit to Sathorn is not complete without a drink at one of the glitzy sky bars perched atop its skyscrapers.
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