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Ban Sao Nak

85 Rathwattana Rd | Maung district, Lampang, Thailand
+66 54 217 540
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traditional luxury

This is an outstanding example of the kind of house used by wealthy teak traders in the heyday of... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2018
blackeaglejim
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Chiang Mai, Thailand
Go back in time ,well worth 50 baht fee

These were constructed by a Mon family,so an interesting blend of Thsi and Burmese,wood work and... read more

Reviewed 19 April 2018
WileyCoyote2
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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“name means” (2 reviews)
“teak wood” (2 reviews)
“lanna style” (3 reviews)
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85 Rathwattana Rd | Maung district, Lampang, Thailand
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+66 54 217 540
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Reviewed 28 May 2018

This is an outstanding example of the kind of house used by wealthy teak traders in the heyday of the teakwood business in the late 19th century. Built in 1895 by a Burmese Mon trader, the name means House of Many Pillars. Altogether 116 pillars...More

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Reviewed 19 April 2018

These were constructed by a Mon family,so an interesting blend of Thsi and Burmese,wood work and memoribilia.The black and white photos are enchanting,and apart from being black and white have aged well and stiil look vibrant. The furnishing have majesty ,obviously a rich family. Please...More

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Reviewed 11 March 2018

Interesting visit to get an idea of a traditional Thai house...for the upper class. One needs an hour or less to go around. Visite intéressante pour se faire une idée d'une maison traditionnelle thaïe des classes aisées. Prévoyez 45 minutes à 1h pour visiter.

Thank Emilie G
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Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

The exterior is more impressive than the interior if you're not into old furniture and small bowls/lacquered items. Decent value for money as the admission fee (50 Baht) includes a cold drink (homemade iced tea when we visited) and some shade from the hot sun.

Thank Elma M
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Reviewed 22 August 2016

The private museum is one of the attraction in Lam pang.Amazing Lanna Thai old wooden house with 116 pillars.Beautiful antique furniture & vintage Thai interior.

Thank khun a
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Reviewed 29 April 2016

A beautiful old northern Thai residence. The main part of the house is full of relics and antiques of the area The area under on the ground floor acts as a dining hall

Thank jiminpgh
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Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

Located in a neighborhood of old wooden houses, this private museum offers an excellent glimpse into the Lampang of yesteryear.

1  Thank William T
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Reviewed 8 November 2015

This is an old,(150 years), house and it is famous for the authentic nature and the preservation of a large amount of original features. The special interest is that it is supported on 150 Teak pillars and the entire house has sagged and bent over...More

2  Thank Gadfly2014
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Reviewed 6 May 2015 via mobile

They have a couple of old style Thai house here. Like a museum both inside and outside. The inside is better than the outside in my opinion. Some really nice old style furnitures and other stuff. The outside could have done with some better restauration....More

2  Thank LarsJohnsson
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Reviewed 28 February 2015

One of the inherent charms of Lampang is the preservation of numerous vernacular teak houses and their gardens. Ban Sao Nak (House of Many Pillars) is a superb example of one such traditional home that has been lovingly preserved inside and out. The interior has...More

1  Thank Jennifer R
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