The Ancient City Park (Muang Boran) gathers in one place, reproductions of the most beautiful monuments of Thailand as well as typical villages, floating market, temples, palaces…
Presentation of Ancient City Park
Ancient City (Muang Boran) is located 30 km south of Bangkok, 1 hour by taxi, in Samut Prakan province.
The project was initiated on an idea of the Thai businessman Lek Viriyaphant, who is also the initiator of the construction of the Sanctuary of the truth in Pattaya.
This park allows you to visit the kingdom from north to south in one day; it presents reproductions of the most beautiful ancient monuments of the country, classified by regions, on an area of 128 hectares.
This ancient city is an open door to the heritage of Thai culture; it creates an atmosphere that allows visitors to perceive and appreciate the continuity of Thai history, cultures, religions, arts, and customs from its origins to the present day.
All regions are presented, as well as the typical way of life of its inhabitants.
In addition to reproductions of hundreds of existing monuments, such as temples, palaces with their wall paintings and sculptures, you will see villages with traditional houses, markets, museum pavilions as well as explanations on construction techniques and tools of daily life.
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Shopping and restoration
You can make some purchases in the souvenir shops at the old craftsmen’s market at the entrance to the park and the floating market.
You will find food stands and restaurants in various places.
Travel in the park
It is a vast space, with a lot to see, you will find it difficult to visit everything on foot in one day!
The park can be visited by private car or bicycle (you can rent one at the park entrance).
From 09:00 to 16:00:
700 baht for an adult
350 baht for one child
From 4 pm to 7 pm:
350 baht for an adult
175 baht for one child
Hourly and opening day
Every day of the week, from 9 am to 7 pm
How to get there
By car or taxi:
Take the Express lane to the Samrong-Samut Prakan exit. Turn to Samut Prakan Intersection. Turn left along the old Sukhumvit road (towards Bangpoo) until you reach km 33.
The ancient city is on the left.
Take the air-conditioned bus No. 511 (Pinklao-Paknam) to the end of the line. From there, take minibus no. 36. It passes in front of the entrance to the ancient city.
Map of Ancient City Park
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Source and photo: ancientcitygroup.net