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18 Things to See on a Walk Around Banglamphu

18 Things to See on a Walk Around Banglamphu

Following on from last week’s post when I went searching for street art as part of the Pipit Banglamphu Street Art Festival, I took many photos of other things to see in this lovely, peaceful part of the city. Join me again as I retrace my steps through the many hidden alleys of Bangkok, you …

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Pipit Banglamphu Street Art Festival

Pipit Banglamphu Street Art Festival

A couple of months before I left Bangkok for good, I was still enjoying exploring the city. One day, I went in search of street art which was part of the Pipit Banglamphu Street Art Festival. It was a lot of fun wandering around the streets following the map. Banglamphu is home to Bangkok’s infamous …

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The Garden of the Gods at Muang Boran

The Garden of the Gods at Muang Boran

There are five different “regions” at Muang Boran, or the Ancient City, in Bangkok and in the Central region, you’ll find the Garden of the Gods. There are some interesting statues in the garden all representing Hindu gods who have been a part of Thai culture for generations. I love learning about different cultures and …

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Bangkok’s Ancient City (Muang Boran)

Bangkok’s Ancient City (Muang Boran)

One of the best places to visit in Bangkok is the Ancient City or Muang Boran Museum. Muang Boran is the brainchild of architect Lek Viriyaphant (1914-2000) who wanted to create a space where people can learn about Thailand’s past as well as keeping the culture of Thailand alive. Lek started his project in 1963 …

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