Jim Thompson House

Type: Architecture, Art & Culture, Historic Sites, Sightseeing

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A former New York architect who came to Thailand as a soldier in WWII, Jim Thompson is known for re-establishing the Thai silk industry. His beautiful traditional home, renovated from several...  Read More


  • Recommended as Best Attractions & Activities Because: For a bit of history, architecture, and the arts, the Jim Thompson House should be on everyone's Bangkok itinerary.
  • Best for Historic Sites Because: For a glimpse into the Thailand of old, the Jim Thompson House teak villa is well worth an excursion.
  • Best for Museums Because: For a look at an interesting life story and Thai history, make sure to visit the Jim Thompson House.


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