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Muang Boran Bangkok Citadel - the largest outdoor museum in the world

If you know Bangkok's bustling and bustling Bangkok, head to Muang Boran Old Town - which will take you upstream in history to return to ancient Thailand.


View of Muang Boran old town
Muang Boran - The ancient park of Siem Reap, also known as the Old City (Old Town), is located in a large park in Samut Perkan, about 30 km south of Bangkok and Pattaya .
With an area of ​​up to 280 acres, Old Town Muang Boran is known as a small Thailand in central Bangkok when it contains more than 115 large and small buildings including palaces, temples, monuments, ... even The lost heritage of the Golden Temple lands has been accurately and meticulously restored to 1: 3, while others are built to their original dimensions.

This architectural complex is the brainchild of a Thai millionaire named Khun Lek Viriyaphant - who contributed to the construction of famous works such as the Erwan Museum in Samut Perkan and the Truth Temple in Pattaya.

In addition to being the largest museum of architecture, art and culture in the world, this work also brings the long-standing historical and cultural heritage of Thai lands from the time of Lana, Sukhoti and Ayutaya. ... Until the Rattanakosin era, opened a new door for the tourism industry in Thailand with friends from all over the world.

Therefore, anyone traveling to Bangkok must visit this place once to visit.

Spectacular beauty of the Old Town Muang Boran
The ancient architectural complex of Muang Boran is divided into many different areas and each area has a unique architectural style like a small map of Thailand. Therefore, simply visiting the entire area is considered a round trip to Golden Temple State.

South of Muang Boran
This is the area closest to the entrance - where it takes you to a small, quiet rural village with lush green trees hugging beautiful rib houses. This work is recorded from Yanawa district - one of the oldest areas still preserving the traditional life of the ancient people in Bangkok.

Mung Boran Center
Walking through the quiet village, the central area of ​​the ancient Muang Boran Fort will lead you into the Ratanakosin period with its magnificent buildings and palaces. For example, Dusit Maha Prasat castle - a perfect replica of Bangkok's grand palace.

In addition, this is also a famous building of the Kingdom of Ayutthaya - Sanfat Perest Palace. You will not be able to admire the original version of this work because it was completely burnt by Burmese during the invasion of the city in 1767, but the beauty of the Senate Forest is still preserved through historical drawings.

But perhaps the most unique highlight in this area to surprise and surprise visitors is the Shomeru Temple - built in the middle of the lake, surrounded by lush lawns, bright flowers. Vibrant colors and giant Anunda monsters. 

Not all are present, but representative works have also contributed to a glorious period of many kingdoms that existed in the past and collapsed in Thai history.

Northern Muang Boran
The northern area of ​​Old Town Muang Boran boasts visitors with stunning architecture such as the Noen Prasat Palace and the Great Wall of Sukhothai Wat Mahathat - this is also the dynasty. Great King Rakhamang, who built for everyone the first Thai alphabet.

In addition, architectural masterpieces like Wat Chung Hamm in Lampang - Shan Temple were built in teak and designed by pagan architecture, or the stately monasteries of Wat Phra San Sanft during the period. Ayutthaya, Luffbury era and many other temples from ancient times will fascinate you.

Especially for those who eat, make sure that the floating market designed by Damon Sedouk and Ampawa markets near Bangkok here will make you fall in love.

You will be immersed in the rich river culture and the bustling atmosphere of the vibrant, fresh and colorful trading activities of this market. Sit on the beautiful boats around the market and order traditional dishes such as hot day tom noodles or fresh fruit and enjoy right on the boat. Oh, there's no regrets about life like this.

Northeast Moang Boran
The buildings are remnants of the old Khmer empire (from the 6th to 15th centuries) located in this area. The most famous are the two historical parks of Pimai at Rachasima and Phnom Rong in Buriram with architecture reminiscent of the splendor of the Wat Wat temple complex in Cambodia.

Or Parshat Pimai Temple at Rachasima (Curat), which is connected to Angkor Wat by the ancient road through the mountains, with the feature of the southeast (next to Angkor Wat) instead of the east. Like other clay temples, this is a place not to be missed.

West of Moang Boran
If you believe in spirituality, this area of ​​the Old City will surely make you regret watching. Because the buildings here are creative designs, representing sacred religious works such as:

Prasat Phanom Rung Monastery in Buri Ram district was established from the 10th to the 13th century AD, on an extinct volcano, to work for seven people.
Enlightenment Pagoda symbolizes the story of the 500 monks who come to Nirvana from different cultures. 


How to get there and walk around the Old Town of Moang Boran
 To Moang Boran
The Muang Boran Museum is not far from Bangkok, only about 30 km so you can book a taxi for about 900 baht or take bus number 511 (Pinklau-Paknam) to the last stop, then take the mini bus number 36 to go straight to the Old City gate.

Move to Muang Boran
The area is very large, so if you want to visit everyone, it is better to rent a car to move instead of walking.

If you are traveling on a golf cart, you can choose the car according to the number of seats including 2, 4 and 6 seats for VND 110,000, VND 220,000 and VND 330,000 / hour, respectively. However, golf cars only operate from 10 to 19 hours and you must have an international driver's license.

If you choose an electric car, a 4-seater car will cost more than 260,000 VND in the first hour and more than 150,000 VND an hour later, but the age of renting a car must be over 18 years old and must have a driver's license.

The easiest and cheapest way anyone can choose is to ride a bike, exercise, and see the whole beauty of this place.

When you visit this place, you should wear polite clothes, especially flat shoes or lazy shoes because you have to travel a lot and have to remove shoes continuously when you enter the temple.
In the summer, be sure to bring sunscreen, a hat, sunglasses or a scarf to protect your body from the harsh rays of the sun.

In particular, do not forget to bring a camera because this is a virtual living paradise with countless interesting and inspiring nooks and crannies. If you want, you can also rent a traditional Thai bathroom for 200 bathrooms for more impressive virtual photography. 

What are you waiting for? Don't go to the old town of Muang Boran - the most economical place for you to travel around Thailand.