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Jim Thompson’s House

Jim Thompson, an American who came to Bangkok in 1945, is credited with having revived the Thai art of silk weaving. His traditional Thai house is filled with Southeast Asian antiques, paintings, and sculptures. Surrounded by a lush garden, the compound consists of five other teak houses on stilts which also showcase part of the collection.prac_info6 Soi Kasem San 2, Rama 1 Road • 02 216 7368 • Skytrain National Stadium • Open 9am–5pm daily • Adm B100 • www.jimthompsonhouse.com

1. Jataka Paintings

Near the entrance of the house ...

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