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Wat Phra Borom That :

     Wat Phra Borom That

    Designated as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, Kamphaeng Phet is a remarkable province that houses the ancient remains of Sukhothai, the first Kingdom of Siam (present day Thailand). These remains provide a glimpse of ancient Thai civilization, its architecture and sculpture. More....


 

Kamphang Phet Historical Park :

Kamphang Phet Historical Park

       Kamphaeng Phet is an important province of immense historical significance situated 358 kilometers north of Bangkok. One major tourist attraction in this province is the Kamphaeng Phet Historical Park that is located 5 kilometers from the town of Kamphaeng Phet, along the Kamphaeng Phet-Phran Kratai road. More....

 



 
 




Kamphaeng Phet Tourist Attraction :

Kamphaeng Phet National Museum

    Located behind the Wat Phra Kaeo is the Kamphaeng Phet National Museum. The museum is located amidst the ruins of ancient city of Kamphaeng Phet inside the Kamphaeng Phet Historical Park.

      Opened during 1970, Kamphaeng Phet National museum houses an impressive collection of artifacts that were unearthed from the archaeological excavations conducted in and around the Kamphaeng Phet Historical Park. Many of these provided insights into art and architecture that were prevalent during the Sukhothai period. Apart from this, the museum also houses collections from the neighboring provinces and regions of Kamphaeng Phet, including decorative terracotta images from old temple and the Buddha images from the ancient Sukhothai period.

      The national museum even contains artifacts and archaeological items from pre-historical period to present times that have been collected from several places within Thailand. The most notable and well-known sculpture present in this museum is the bronze statue of Lord Shiva that dates backs to 1510 AD. This statue indicates that Hinduism was prevalent in this part of the world during that period. Other important items inside the museum include the art antiques and bronze sculptures belonging to different eras and styles such as the bronze image of sitting Buddha made in the U-Thong style and the 13th century bronze statues that exemplify the Lopburi and Dvaravati style of art.

      Also present inside this museum are sculptures of demons, celestial beings and humans that used to decorate the Chedi bases during the Sukhothai period, traditional celadon pottery products, ceramic artifacts, sculpted heads of Lord Buddha and other sculptures.

      Kamphaeng Phet National Museum is open to public from Wednesday through Sunday from 9.00 am to 4.00 pm. The museum remains closed on Monday, Tuesday and officially declared public holidays. Admission fee is approximately 10 Baht.

Kamphaeng Phet National Museum

 

 

 

 
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