Travel to see the way of life in a canal house, see the artist’s house art and Community of Khlong Bang Luang. Bangkok Bank The use of a peaceful lifestyle of many artists Who come to work and live together with the way of life along the canal that has a long way to live.> See attractions in Bangkok
” Khlong Bang Luang ” is a canal which is an important water route, separated from the Chao Phraya River on the right side of Fort Wichai Prasit. And ending at the Mon Canal, opposite the mouth of the Chak Phra Canal
A valuable source of art that should be visited once in life at the Bang Luang Canal Artists’ Home, which was the first Bangkok city since the Ayutthaya period for more than 500 years, which later became home to the noblemen of Thon Buri and Rattanakosin. The original artist house is the old house of “Family of Love for Life”, an old goldsmith family
Which the last generation heir sells this house to Khun Chumphon Akphantanon to improve to be an art show venue Is a collection of artists who love all types of art Here everyone can create their own work. The building is a wooden, Manila-shaped building that surrounds the old pagoda.
Which is a twelve wooden pagoda Assumed that one of the four pagodas in each direction determines the old area of the temple. Which still maintains the old condition of the building completely The top of the building is an art gallery. Both paintings and photos to be viewed together The bottom is divided into various art work areas.
One of them has to make jewelry. Every piece of equipment that is used as an antique is with this building. From the past and now still practical In addition, there is a small puppet theater show at Khlong Bang Luang. To conserve the art of performing small puppets There is also a corner for souvenir shops, stop by to buy postcards.
Beautiful photos of coffee shop corner, order drinks to sit and sip along with views of the canal. And the way of life of villagers living in a simple waterfront, which is a rare sight
Recommended before traveling
- Every Sunday here, there will be professional training for making jewelry for those who are interested for free. Without training fees
- Watch a small puppet show for free. Only one round Cultural grounds at 14.00 hrs. Every day except Wednesday
Location : 315, Wat Thongsalam, Soi Phetkasem 28, Phetkasem Road, Khuha Sawan District, Phasi Charoen District, Bangkok
Map : https://goo.gl/maps/7fpQ6YvKUJCJWJ5bA