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Wat Chaloem Phra Kiat  :

Nonthaburi Travel Guide : Wat Chaloem Phra Kiat
       Wat Chaloem Phra Kiat is a royal monastery that was constructed under the orders of King Rama III. It was built to dedicate it to the King's parents and grandparents who lived in the area. However, the temple was completed only during the reign of King Rama IV. More....


Wat Sao Tong Thong

Nonthaburi Travel Guide : Wat Sao Tong Thong
        Wat Sao Tong Thong used to be called Wat Suan Mak and it is located on a site which was the site of the first primary school of the district. Behind the temple is the tallest pagoda of the district and is constructed in Ayutthaya style of architecture.  More....



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Museum and the Thai Traditional Medical Training Centre 

        The museum dedicated to Thai traditional medicine is located in the office of the Ministry of Public Health. The museum is building is three-story tall and is constructed in traditional Thai architecture by a Thai artist. The second floor of the building is museum and it is divided into 7 rooms dedicated to showcasing the history and evolution of Thai traditional medicine, the profession and traditional medical practices.


        Room 1 is the Phra Phaisachakuruwaitunyaprapha Hall. This room is dedicated to showing the link between the Buddhist beliefs and Thai traditional medicine. The second hall is the Thai Traditional Medical Training Hall where you can see the traditional ceremony of showing respect to traditional medicine teachers. Room 3 is the Evolution of Thai Traditional Medical Profession. This traces the evolution of the traditional medical practice from the Sukhothai, Ayutthaya, Thonburi and Rattanakosin periods. Room 4 covers Thai Intelligence in the 4 regional medical professions; room 5 gives you the history of Thai traditional massage and exhibits the equipment; room 6 highlights traditional Thai cuisine and what food should be eaten in which season; and finally room 7 is entirely dedicated to traditional and herbal medicines.

        You can purchase natural products and health food from the first floor of the museum where you can also find the Thai Medical Profession Health Center, Thai Traditional Medicine Remedy, and Herbal Sauna and Thai Massage Service.

        The museum is surrounded by a garden where thousands of herbs, herbal foods, organic vegetables and herbal medicinal plants are grown. There is a possibility of taking courses in Thai traditional medical profession, body massage and foot massage. These courses are certified by the Ministry of Public Health.

        In the basement of the building, you can find meeting rooms, library and a bookstore.

Nonthaburi Travel Guide : Museum and the Thai Traditional Medical Training Centre





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