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Bangkok for art lovers

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Contemporary galleries and street art compliment proper museums, centuries-old temple murals and craft villages in the Thai capital. It can be tough for art lovers to figure out where to start in this huge city with an artistic soul, so we’ve pieced together this intro to Bangkok’s art world to help get you started.

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Artefacts

Reopened after a major 2016 renovation, the National Museum has an extensive collection of Southeast Asian artefacts covering all four of Thai art history’s main realms—Lanna, Sukhothai, Ayutthaya and Rattanakosin—along with religious statuary and other works from nearby civilisations, such as the Khmer, Burmese, Dvaravati (Mon) and Srivijaya. Almost equally rewarding are the commercial antique art galleries off Charoen Krung ... Travelfish members only (Full text is around 1,000 words.)


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