Follow in the footsteps of Asia’s most famed silk merchant with this fascinating Bangkok excursion. Visit Jim Thompson’s beautiful teakwood mansion and learn about this charismatic American merchant. Then venture into a local community where artisans use techniques passed down by their ancestors who used to weave for Jim Thompson.
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After the tour of Thompson’s home, cross the canal to Baan Krua Thai Silk Weaving Community. This Cham Muslim community is home to remarkable local artisans, many of whom used to weave for Jim Thompson. Today, two original weaving families still remain. Visit their local workshops and witness artisans producing high-quality Thai silk products. Learn about their traditional methods and browse the impressive gallery of fabrics.
Following this insightful tour of Baan Krua, transfer back to the hotel or on to the next tour stop.
Our services include:
– Transportation with driver in Air
– Service of English speaking local guide
– Entrance fees and activities where mentioned
– Drinking water during the tour
– Tips for driver
Our services do not include:
– Other services than mentioned
– Gratuities, personal expenses, drinks, and other items
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