s Muang Boran, is
the largest outdoor museum in the world. The open museum, which displays the
replicas of monuments culled from all over Thailand, has been developed on
the design based on the map of Thailand.
City Museum, or Muang Boran, spreading over vast landscape of several acres,
is famous as the largest outdoor museum in the world. Monuments such as
temples, stupas, palace halls and conventional houses, culled from various
parts of Thailand, are reproduced here. The borders of the Ancient City
follow the contours of Thailand and the replicas are placed accordingly.
||Near Capital Bangkok (About 30 km)
The massive complex of Ancient City holds several important structures.
Most famous among these is Khao Pra Viharn, a small scale reproduction of a
temple atop a hill on Cambodian border.
Another prominent structure is reconstructed throne hall from Ayutthaya. It
was destroyed 200 years ago when Ayutthaya was attacked by the Burmese.
Several examples of conventional Thai houses also sit in the complex. A
wooden temple brought from northern Thailand is a nice example of Thai
The Ancient City is constantly expanding, accommodating more and more
structures within its fold.
How To Reach
City Museum is located on the Old Sukhumvit Road, not far from famous
crocodile farm. Visitors can take taxi for reaching the site and returning.
Thai floating village in Ancient City is an ideal place. The village
comprises several restaurants in various styles, serving basically Thai
food. Number of snack bars are also there.