Oct 17, 2007

Discovery The Splendour Of Thailand's Royal Projects

Vacations Online

Year 2007 is the 80th Birthday of King Bhumibol Adulyadej, the King of Thailand and there are numerous events planned to celebrate this auspicious event. Some of these projects are already well-known while others are only recently introduced. These projects such as:

Ban Kut Na Kham (Sakorn Nakorn)

Her Majesty Queen Sirikit promotes traditionally hand-woven Thai silk displaying distinctive native patterns through her patronization of Ban Kut Na Kham Arts & Crafts Center and its annual Thai Silk show.

Rai Mae Fah Luang & Hall of Opium (Chiangrai)

Rai Mae Fah Luang in the city of Chiangrai is an extraordinary museum which houses the largest and the best collection of artifacts depicting the history of the Lanna Kingdom in the world.

Bangsai Arts and Crafts Centre (Ayuthaya)

This Arts and Crafts Centre teaches over 800 improverished students a traditional skill from 23 distinctive schools. There is a demonstration village, a bird sanctuary and a fish palace where conservation is the main purpose.

Doi Tung (Chiangrai)

Doi Tung works to eradicate opium supply, drug use and rural poverty through Sustainable Alternative Development, such as education, training, humanitarian activities, environment conservation, agriculture, handicraft and eco-tourism.

Wat Yanasangwararam (Chonburi)

This place is a Buddist temple, learning and world-renown meditation centre in Chonburi. There is a modern Thai temple, a replica of Bodhagaya, the birthplace of Lord Buddha, traditional Chinese temple, a Swiss chalet and beautifully landscaped gardens and lawn overshadowed by a rocky hillside engraved with the image of Lord Buddha.

Angkhang (Chiangmai)

It is a sprawling research center straddling the northern-most provinces of Chingmai and Chiangrai located on top of the cool mist-shrouded hills bordering Myanmar.

For more information visit TourismThailand

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