Visiting Baan Sao Nak in Lampang

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Lampang is located about 100 km south of Chiang Mai city, along the train line Bangkok to Chiang Mai. Lampang is along the Wang River what made Lampang a perfect trading point of the teak wood trade in the old days. And because of that Lampang became rich and some beautiful teak wooden house were build. Today Lampang is famous for beautiful old temples and many old teak wooden houses. One of that houses is Baan Sao Nak, the house of many pillars. Baan Sao Nak was build in 1895 by Mong Chan Ong and Khun Mook Chandraviroj and it was to be their resident. They were Mon ethnics from Burma (Myanmar) and designed the house in a mix of Northern Thai and Burmese architecture. The all house is standing on 116 teak wooden pillars. In 1964 the family started to renovate the house, to safe if from collapsing. Nowadays most of the teak wooden pillars have been replaced by cement, but the house itself is still a beautiful traditional teak wooden house reflecting the life in the old days. Baan Sao Nak is open every day from 10:00 - 17:00. Entrance fee is 50 Thai baht (included a fresh fruit drink). See also : Baan Sao Nak.

Traveling in Thailand
Baan Sao Nak in Lampang, Thailand

Traveling in Thailand
Baan Sao Nak in Lampang, Thailand

Traveling in Thailand
Baan Sao Nak in Lampang, Thailand

Traveling in Thailand
Baan Sao Nak in Lampang, Thailand

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