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Nunthaburi National Park: Nan Tourist Attraction
    Situated 668 kilometers from the capital city of Bangkok, Nan is a peaceful and serene province nestled in the valley of Nan River and it is surrounded by mountains that are covered with forests.More....

Wat Phra That Chae Haeng Nan: Nan Tourist Attraction 

Wat Phra That Chae Haeng Nan :
   Located in the northern part of Thailand, Nan province contains various tourist destinations that provide a glimpse about the historical and religious significance of this place. One such place that is worth a visit is the Wat Phra That Chae Haeng Nan. More....



Nan National Museum 

        The Nan National Museum is housed in the palace of the feudal lord of Nan. The name of this feudal lord was Phrachao Suriyaphong Pharidet and he built the building in 1903 in order to replace his wooden house.


        The building was donated to the Thai government in 1931 by the descendents of Chao Maha Brahma Surathada, the last feudal lord of Nan. At that point the building was as the provincial hall. It was only in 1973 that the Fine Arts Department started using the building and this led to the setting up of the Nan National Museum.

        The museum showcases history of art, archeological finds and ethnology of the people. All exhibitions organized by the museum focus on these aspects. The museum it divided into two parts -- the floor of the museum is used for ethnological exhibits depicting the life of the locals and minority communities living in Nan Province; while the second floor is used to showcase art history and archeological finds.

        The second floor is further divided into two parts. The first part is where you can see the family tree of the feudal lord, historical photographs, currency from ancient times, weapons, objects of art and inscriptions. While the second part of the floor is used to display history of art, all archeological information and prehistoric findings.

        The Nan National Museum’s most famous exhibit is the Black Elephant Tusk. This is a 94-centimeter long, 18 kilogram tusk of an elephant which is naturally dark in color and has been in Nan since centuries.

Nan National Museum





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