Located on the land of over 800 rai, Muangboran the Ancient City is the world's largest open-air museum. Muangboran embodies up to 120 historical sites – such as temples, castles, and palaces – from around Thailand. Some are original ones removed from the real sites for reconstruction. Some are replicas duplicated from the originals or created from the historical evidence. And the others are designated by Mr. Lek Wiriyaphun – the founder of Muangboran the Ancient City. Muangboran is separated into 7 zones: Central region, Northern region, Southern region, Eastern region, Northeastern region, Recreation, and others.
The must-see highlights are listed below:
1. Sanphet Prasat Palace (Central region)
2. Dusit Maha Prasat Throne Hall (Central region)
3. Prasat Preah Vihear (Northeastern region)
4. Pavilion of the Enlightened (Recreation)
5. The Rainbow Bridge (Recreation)
6. Botanical Garden of Thai Literature (Recreation)
7. Sumeru Mountain (Recreation)
8. Ho Kham, Lampang (Northern region)
9. The Phra Kaew Pavillion (Central region)
Not only does Muangboran provide visitors with spectacular ancient sites, but also some fun activities to do. Inside the Ancient City locate the Floating Market and the Old Market Town allowing visitors to have chilling walk, do some shopping for tasty foods and stuffs during a trip to here. To travel around Muangboran, visitors can ride a bicycle, take a boat or take a tram.
There are no disabled facilities available
• Car Park
• Rest Pavillion
• Souvenir shops
• Golf car rental
BY BTS (Skytrain)
Get off at Samrong Station and take a taxi to get to Muangboran the Ancient City.
Note: No shuttle service from BTS Bearing station to Muangboran the Ancient City on public holidays.
Take air-conditioned bus No. 511 (Pinklao-Paknam) to the end of the line. Then take the mini-bus No. 36. to Muangboran the Ancient City.
Tips: Muangboran the Ancient City is located in Samutprakarn where BTS(monorail) and MRT(subway) is inaccessible. The best way to get there is taking BTS (monorail) to Bearing Station which is the nearest one then take free shuttle bus to the Ancient City. By the way, if you have more than 3 people on journey, we reccomend our car rental service.
296/1 Sukhumvit Road, Bangpoo Subdistrict, Muang District, Samut Prakan 10280