Muang Boran - The Ancient City + Erawan Museum + Samut Prakan Crocodile Farm
Samut Prakarn Highlight
Visit Erawan Museum, the Three-Headed Elephant was built as sculpture with copper as tall as 17 storeys’s building. See all of Thailand at the Ancient city. The open-air museum occupies a 320 acre site shaped to the outline of Thailand. And enjoy a spectacular show of Crocodile Wrestling between man and crocodiles.
Thailand (Samut Prakarn)
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Muang Boran + Erawan + Crocodile
Depart from Bangkok to Samut Prakarn Province. [1 hrs. drive] Visit :
Erawan Museum Inside the huge three-headed elephant and its round base is a museum, Erawan Museum. The three storeys inside the elephant contain antiquities and priceless collection of ancient religious objects of Kun Lek Viriyapant who is the museum owner. He is also the owner of the Ancient City and The Sanctuary of truth. It started from his friend’s idea of apple-shaped construction, symbol of western religion, inspired him to build this building in the form of Erawan elephant, symbol of eastern religion.
Ancient City It is a centre of replicas of important historical sites in the country. Here you car appreciate the splendours of Thailand in the past. The replicas of major historical structures, which exist or used to exist in the kingdom, have been constructed in both smaller and actual sizes. All structures are categorised according to Thailand’s northern, southern, northeastern and central regions. Visitors can either stroll or drive around the extensive area.
Major historical sites in the Ancient City are Khao Phra Wihan (Preah Vihear), Prasat Hin Phanom Rung, Wat Mahathat Sukhothai, Phra Phutthabat Saraburi, Phrathat Mueang Nakhon, Prathat Chaiya, etc. The replicas were elaborately constructed in both smaller-scaled sizes, while some are in the actual size. Besides, it is a source of local Thai arts and culture which is disappearing from modern society. Those who wish to conduct research on the history of Thailand can study this at the Ancient City.
Lunch at local restaurant.
Visit Samut Prakan Crocodile Farm and Zoo
The Samut Prakan Crocodile Farm and Zoo is now reputed to be the largest crocodile farm in the world. The Farm has over 30,000 crocodiles of different kinds, which are kept in various pits. There are daily shows which feature catching crocodiles with bare-hands and placing the Keeper’s Head in their mouths etc. Show times are every hour from opening to closing. Elephant shows are from 09:30 thru 16:30 hr.
Inclusions: Air-conditioned vehicles with experienced driver English speaking licensed guide All admission fees as mentioned in the program Vehicle Entrance Fee at Ancient City Lunch VAT 7% and all Government taxes (no service charge)
Exclusions: Items of a personal nature Tips or Gratuities to guide and driver
Child Policy: For children under 3 years old will be Free of charge. For children 4-12 years old we charge 70% of the price that calculate from a total number of adult pax. For children over 13 years old we charge normal price.