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Museum of Contemporary Art Bangkok and Jim Thompson House

Museum of Contemporary Art Bangkok and Jim Thompson House

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The train arrived late in Bangkok, therefore I had breakfast on the train, and it feels good.

Upon reaching Hualamphong station in Bangkok, I took public train to Siam, and then walked to Lub d Hostel. I was lucky because I walked in and there is available bed for me for the night. After checking in, I took shower in their clean and comfortable toilet. My friend recommended this hotel to me and I must say that the location is very good. I can easily walk to Museum of Contemporary Art Bangkok and MBK.

The museum is quite big, I had to spend a good 4 hours in it, including lunch in a Japanese restaurant. I really enjoyed the museum.

Looks like a comfortable chair
Menu of the japanese restaurant
Udon and coke!
Mud splash
Mud bath
Railing decoration
Levitating statue
Awesome work
Delicate work
Exhibition by HRH Princess Maha Chaki Sirindhorn
Cool space in the museum

After museum, I decided to visit Jim Thompson House because it is within the vicinity and I could easily walk to the house. The admission ticket has included compulsory guided tour.

Public bus in Bangkok
Taxi in Bangkok
Tuk Tuk in Bangkok
Jim Thompson House Museum
In front of Jim Thompson House
Silk Cocoon
Silk threads
Traditional dance performance
Meeting point for guided tour
Prayer House
Dining by the pond
My yummy early dinner: coconut, fried garlic chicken and rice

At night, I decided to see what is there at Siam, since Siam is so near from my hostel. Turns out, it was a very happening area. There was even some concert at an open area.

Happy new year 2013 in 5 days
Santa Clause is still there after Xmas
Lights and lights
Night lights
Near concert area
Bangkok Museum of Contemporary Art and Jim Thompson House, Thailand

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Date: 26 December 2012

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Tuesday 25th of February 2020

very nice pictures, I loved them. The plane you did was very good to discover beautiful parts in Bankok