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Ayutthaya Tourism Centre

Ayutthaya Tourism Centre

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Operating day: Thursday - Tuesday
Operating time: 09.00 - 17.00
The high reliefs of 6 great kings and queens from the Ayutthaya Kingdom; namely, King U Thong, King Borommatrailokanat, Queen Suriyothai, King Naresuan the Great, King Narai the Great and King Taksin the Great on the facade of the building remain in their original positions.
1st Floor The right wing in the front serves as TAT’s Tourist Information Centre. Open daily during 8.30 a.m. – 4.30 p.m. For more details, please call Tel. 0 3532 2730–1.
2nd Floor Exhibition on Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya’s tourism presented through a high technological system such as the Computer Touch Screen/Ghost Box. There are 5 sections of the exhibition.
Section 1 presents the glorious past of the civilisation.
Section 2 showcases tourist attractions within the province.
Section 3 is on its architecture constructed on the basis of religious beliefs about the Three Worlds and cosmology.
Section 4 introduces the lifestyle of the people of Ayutthaya.
Section 5 concludes the exhibition through a video presentation on “Life in the Historical City of Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya”. Open daily except for Wednesday during 8.30 a.m.– 4.30 p.m.
3rd Floor “Ayothaya Contemporary Art Gallery” established with the main objective to be a stage for the expression as well as exchange of ideas and lifestyles among artists, students, academics, tourists as well as interested public.
It exhibits creativity in traditional as well as contemporary arts and culture and folk wisdom, in addition, to promoting the province’s cultural and local tourism to be further developed to an international level.
The Gallery houses contemporary and temporary arts rooms, and also provides folk wisdom and enhancing art activities intended for the development of the learning potential of youth, intensive and extended courses of children’s art, etc.
Open during Thursday – Tuesday (closed on Wednesday), 9.00 a.m.–5.00 p.m. Admission is free. For more information, Tel. 0 3521 0225.

Tel : 035210225

Art, Culture and Heritage Category: Art, Culture and Heritage

Museums Group: Museums

Last Update : 10 YearAgo


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