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Antique art galleries of Charoen Krung

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Apart from the National Museum, the best places in Bangkok to scope artefacts from Asia’s rich and diverse artistic traditions are the commercial antique art galleries off Charoen Krung Road.

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These galleries are all spread over a couple of shopping centres and side lanes that can be easily visited on foot in a single afternoon. Here is a cheat sheet to get going. All of these galleries are located within walking distance if heading south from Saphan Taksin BTS Station or north from Si Phraya river ferry pier.

River City Built in the 1980s and recently renovated, the city’s largest art-focused shopping centre is hard to miss when cruising on the Chao Phraya River—it even has its own ferry pier. Some of the finest antique art galleries in Thailand display ancient religious statuary, ceramics, woodcarvings and more from Thai, Khmer, Burmese and other realms. Of the roughly two-dozen galleries, some of the best include Amata Collection, Angkor Antiques and Adul ... Travelfish members only (Full text is around 400 words.)

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