Baan Maeo Thai (House of Siamese Cats)

Baan Maeo Thai (House of Siamese Cats)

If you're a cat person

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Located about a kilometre south of Wat Kai Bang Kung along the same road is the so-called House for Breeding and Nature of Thai Cats.
Travelfish says:

It was set up by a group of serious cat lovers as a way to conserve authentic species of the famous Siamese cat. These graceful felines became a big hit among the wealthy in England after two of them were given to British consul members in Bangkok by King Rama V and taken back to London in the late 1800s, and they remain the most recognisable house cat in the world today.

This isn’t exactly a jaw-dropping attraction, but it features exhibits on the four varieties of Siamese cat -- Wichienmas, Korat, Supaluk and Gon Jaa -- as well as several real life cats that hang around the house and its surrounding gardens. Admission is free but donations are encouraged.

Contact details for Baan Maeo Thai (House of Siamese Cats)

T: (034) 733 284;  
Admission: Free

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