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Jim Thompson House

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Dusit Park

Both are recommended by writers. On balance, Jim Thompson House is preferred by most professionals compared to Dusit Park. Jim Thompson House is ranked #1 in Bangkok with positive reviews from 9 publications including Travel + Leisure, Fodor's and concierge.com.

Both are recommended by writers. On balance, Jim Thompson House is preferred by most professionals compared to Dusit Park. Jim Thompson House is ranked #1 in Bangkok with positive reviews from 9 publications including Travel + Leisure, Fodor's and concierge.com.

tripexpert score
97
#1 in Bangkok
location

6 Soi Kasemsan 2, Rama 1 Rd, Bangkok 10110, Thailand

endorsements
  • 10 endorsements
  • 2

    Lonely Planet Tick Top Choice

    In 1959, 12 years after he discovered the fine silks being woven across the klorng in Baan Krua and single-handedly turned Thai silk into a hugely successful export business. Full Review →

  • 11

    Michelin Guide 55

    Surrounded by greenery along San Sap khlong, this unusual teak house once belonged to the American Jim Thompson. Full Review →

  • 11

    Michelin Guide 55

    Surrounded by greenery alongside one of the few khlong still open in the modern part of the city, this unusual teak house once belonged to the American Jim Thompson, an Asian art... Full Review →

  • 9

    Time Out Tick Critics' Choice

    The revival and global fame of Thai silk owes much to Jim Thompson, a US architect who came to Thailand at the end of World War II with the OSS (now the CIA) and settled. Full Review →

  • 55

    Afar Magazine

    As you wander this unusual mansion, marvel at the architecture and treasures contained within. Full Review →

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84
#10 in Bangkok

Dusit Zoo, Bangkok, Thailand

  • 4 endorsements
  • 2

    Lonely Planet Tick Top Choice

    The mansion was the first permanent building on the Dusit Palace grounds, and served as Rama V's residence in the early 1900s. Full Review →

  • 11

    Michelin Guide 54

    The centre of political power in Thailand, Dusit is now home to most of the country's ministries and administrative offices. Full Review →

  • 9

    Time Out Tick Critics' Choice

    This canal-laced royal estate explains court life through museums in fretworked 'tropical European' style mansions, most famously Wang Vimanmek. Full Review →

  • 61

    The Telegraph

    This park contains various palaces and museums, including the attractive Vimanmek Teak Mansion...the world’s largest teak building, apparently, containing a vast collection of royal antiques. Full Review →

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