Suan Pakkad Palace
Located on Si Ayuthaya Road (not far from the intersection with Phaya Thai Road), this complex of five Thai style houses occupies a beautiful garden and houses an important collection of Asian antiques. A lacquer pavilion is decorated with sumptuous late Ayutthayan period (1350-1767) gold-leaf murals.
The residence of Princess Chumbhot of Nagara Svarga, one of Thailand's leading art collectors, this is a complex consisting of five traditional Thai house that overlook a beautifully landscaped garden. Each house has a large collection of Asian art and antiques. One building contains an extensive exhibit of seashells, mineral crystals, and painted pottery from Ban Chiang. The main attraction of Suan Pakkad Palace is the 300-year-old lacquer pavilion, which is decorated with medieval gold leaf murals.
It is open Monday through Saturday from 9:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. Admission is 50 Baht.
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