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Sunthon Phu Museum

70, Maha Chai Road | Samran Rat, Phra Nakhon, Bangkok 10200, Thailand
+66 85 120 8914
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Interesting Museum

Our guide took us to this museum and two small temples nearby that no many tourists visit. Sunthon... read more

Reviewed April 4, 2018
ivyCharlotte4
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Canton of Zurich, Switzerland
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Quirky experience

The monk who guides you around the rooms of the museum seems to be more interested in taking a... read more

Reviewed February 23, 2018
Dakles
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Hampshire, England
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70, Maha Chai Road | Samran Rat, Phra Nakhon, Bangkok 10200, Thailand
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Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

Our guide took us to this museum and two small temples nearby that no many tourists visit. Sunthon Phu was the greatest Thai Poet and recognised by Unesco in 1986. Right next to this museum are two temples which are really special, one has the...More

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Reviewed 23 February 2018

The monk who guides you around the rooms of the museum seems to be more interested in taking a number of technologically enhanced photographs of you rather than imparting my significant information on the guy who was actually Thailand’s greatest poet. All clever stuff and...More

Thank Dakles
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Reviewed 13 January 2018

The museum might look like an ordinary museum at first. But once you are inside, the monk will guide you through the poetry written by the greatest poet of Thailand and it is really fun. But the most fun part is the museum has AR...More

Thank Claire C
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Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

Was not part of the itinerary but the admission tickets included this amazing musuem so we tried and had a go. It was a entirely different experience from our usual temple runs in thailand. Loaded with information about this Shakespeare from thailand. He was an...More

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Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

He is considered the Shakespeare of Thailand. Phra Sunthonwohan  (Thai: พระสุนทรโวหาร), known as Sunthorn Phu (Thai: สุนทรภู่, rtqs: Sunthonphu, pronounced [sǔn.tʰɔ̄ːn.pʰûː]; 26 June 1786 – 1855), is Thialand's best-known royal poet.He wrote during the Rattanakosin period. New museum about his life's journey.

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most touristic district. Hordes of tourists flock to
this area to tick quite a few must-see attractions off
their to-do list, with the Grand Palace being the most
spectacular of them all. Banglamphu is also home to
Bangkok’s infamous tourist ghetto, centered around
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