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something different

We were visiting the many thai ruins and temples when we saw a directional sign - Portuges... read more

Reviewed 3 May 2018
Garry B
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Inverloch, Australia
European history in the reign of Siam

400 years ago the Portuguese were about the first to come to Ayutthaya kingdom: This hall, built on... read more

Reviewed 14 January 2018
jobst56
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Hamburg, Germany
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2 May 2018
“something different”
14 Jan 2018
“European history in the reign of Siam”
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Reviewed 3 May 2018

We were visiting the many thai ruins and temples when we saw a directional sign - Portuges settlement 4 kls, so i wanted to visit something different. Inside the building built to commemorate the contribution that the Portugese gave to Thailand there are several story...More

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Reviewed 14 January 2018

400 years ago the Portuguese were about the first to come to Ayutthaya kingdom: This hall, built on the ruins of a church and a cemetery, explains about their history. Especially interesting the part about Ayutthaya's sweets and desserts that wouldn't exist without the Portuguese.

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Reviewed 29 March 2016

The settlement was much further than shown on our map and we doubled back because we thought we'd walked past it. Its not walking distance though we did walk there because we thought it was closer. There was no signage to direct us except when...More

Thank Mactaters
Reviewed 9 February 2016

This is far from the city. It is by the river and very quiet. There is not much to see besides the skeletons of deceased Portuguese missionaries (perhaps merchants too?) and the foundations of their old building. A new small chapel is there and there...More

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Reviewed 3 December 2015

Not easy to find: On your way from Wat Chai Wattanaram along Wat Phutthaisawan follow the country road. Meanwhile it's signposted. About 4 kms from Wat Phutthaisawan. You see an exhibition building built on top an excavation site full of skeletons. And quite instructive explanations...More

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Reviewed 8 July 2015

Nicely laid out panels with history of European settlement - all off the island. Although originally coming to study the locals, they brought guns. This did help fend of Burmese. Archeology interest.

Thank Lynne S
Reviewed 1 June 2015

The only sign of a Portuguese settle was the ruins of the foundation. A new building looking like a church is built beside this ruins but inside are actually dug-out remains of skeletons of Christian both Portuguese and local Thai on display with historical display...More

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