Jim Thompson's House & Suan Pakkard Palace Tour
- Duration: 3 Hours (approx.)
- Product code: PX44MR
Visit the house of Jim Thompson—founder of the Thai Silk Company—and pay a visit to the magnificent Suan Pakkard Palace. See the Thompson house, which has been transformed into a splendid museum full of Southeast Asian art, and tour Suan Pakkard Palace, the former home of Prince Paripatra.
Upon pickup from your hotel, enjoy a scenic drive to the former house of Jim Thompson and wander through the impressive collection of Thai artwork and cultural artifacts that fill the rooms. Learn from your informative guide about the entrepreneur who founded the Thai Silk Company, and how he revolutionized the workforce of his era.
Hear the story of Thompson’s mysterious disappearance in Malaysia as you explore the complex in which he used to live, made up of 6 beautiful teak houses. Learn how the handmade silk that earned him his prestige is carefully crafted.
Make your way to the historic Suan Pakkard Palace, an architectural beauty once used as the prince's residence. Once inside, admire the intricate handcrafted structure and walk past the rooms that display an impressive collection of priceless antiques and opulent artwork.
Discovery of the life & history of Jim Thompson
Inspiring architecture & beauty of Jim Thompson's House
4 traditional houses at the Historical Suan Pakkard Palace
Impressive display of royal antiques & collectibles
Stress-free roundtrip transfer from your Bangkok city hotel
Guided tour of Jim Thompson House and Suan Pakkard Palace
Roundtrip transportation to and from your Bangkok hotel
Commentary in English
Beverages, Bottled Water & Snacks
Children 1 and younger are complimentary when accompanied by a paying adult.
At least 2 people are required for this activity to take place. Single traveler may book this product, but is subject to availability and cancellation if minimum number of people is not met on the activity day.
Dress code: No sleeveless tops showing shoulders. No see-through garments. No dresses above the knee. No short pants or three quarter pants. No sports-wear. No open-toed shoes (flip flops/sandles)