Muangboran – The Ancient City in Bang Pu

The world’s largest outdoor museum, the 320-hectare “city” features 116 structures of Thailand’s famous monuments and architectural attractions. The grounds of Ancient Siam correspond roughly to the shape of the kingdom, with the monuments lying at their correct places geographically. Some of the buildings are life-size replicas of existing or former sites, while others are scaled down. […]

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The Sathorn Unique Tower in Bangkok

Planned as a high-rise condominium complex, It is now among the most prominent of Bangkok’s many derelict buildings, and has become a destination for urban explorers. The Sathorn Unique was planned as a 47 storey luxury condominium tower with 600 units and developed by Rangsan Torsuwan, a prominent architect and real estate developer who also designed Sathorn […]

The Great Buddha in Phuket

The official name is Phra Phutta Ming Mongkol Akenakiri, shortened to Ming Mongkol Buddha. Sitting atop Nakkerd Hill near Chalong, construction began in 2004. By 2017, 80 percent of the project had been completed. It is the third-tallest statue in Thailand behind only the Great Buddha of Thailand and Luangpho Yai. The Buddha statue depicts Gautama in […]