The story of this place is quite interesting but as a tourist attraction on not one of the top must see compared to other places we went.
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Beautiful wooden house, amazing how Jim Thompson made it form 4 plus other buildings, the wood was beautiful. The contents included wooden objects, magnificent china ( look out for the two pee pots!) and Thai silk paintings. Our guide was excellent, very informative
I am a designer, so this was definitely interesting to me. My husband is not in design and loved the tour, as well. Well preserved house with original furnishings and lovely Buddhas. It is near a mall that our hotel concierge recommended that we go...More
The only reason I can think of is that this place has amazing marketing. This is the house of Jim Thompson who was an old white American guy that popularized the Thai silk industry in the West. He became wealthy and bought several houses and...More
We visited Jim Thompson House very hot afternoon... However, house was much cooler & stunning Gardens. Would have been more informative if there was more information on Jim Thompson himself as well as the silk trade details.
This was my favorite sight in Bangkok. The story behind the house is very interesting. Our guide was very informative and knew the story well. The grounds are beautiful, the tour is nice. The restaurant was a little pricey.
Beautiful property with stunning gardens and impressive art collection. I do wish, though, that there had been a little morr focus on the history of silk in Thailand and how it's made. Besides a small table display, there was no info at all.
Jim Thompson House is nestled between the busy streets of Downtown Bangkok, but once you're within the grounds the hustle and bustle disappears. It's a lovely, peaceful place and offers a great change of pace. The house itself is beautiful as are the objects inside....More