Muangboran (Ancient City)
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Stevie
1 contribution
Oct 2022
They chain up elephants. Elephants should not be near a city. They go blind from the lights and they suffer from the noise, to which they are very sensitive. If you're a half-decent human being you will avoid this "attraction" like the plague!
Written 31 October 2022
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Dao1949
Chiang Mai, Thailand1,534 contributions
Jun 2022
The ancient City is located on the outskirts of Bangkok. It is an enormous park of over 800 rai and we rented bicycles to tour the areas. Many old temples and interesting Thai buildings created over 70 years ago.
Written 18 June 2022
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Barbara-BrookeMorales-Murphy
London, UK982 contributions
Feb 2022 • Business
This park features replicas of important buildings and temples in Thailand. The park wasn't busy, you can ride around on bikes or golf carts. Some of the buildings are nice and the areas well kept, others are crumbling, unkempt and dated looking. Generally the park is OK, but in need of TLC.
The 2 chained elephants though are a different matter altogether. Both of these beautiful creatures are chained to posts, with a maximum of a meter to move. Standing in the same spot for the entire day. How this can be an attraction or even allowed in this day and age is quite unbelievable. Shame on the people who are responsible for running this park! The poor mistreated animals. Disgusting!!
Written 4 February 2022
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Jasmine F
2 contributions
Dec 2021 • Couples
It’s such a shame that this place exploits and mistreats elephants, if it wasn’t for witnessing this I would have been leaving an amazing review but to see the elephants in chains in the midday heat and guarded by a man carrying a bull hook and shouting in their faces when they moved was disgusting! Completely ruined our trip here, it’s almost as if they know it’s wrong as there is no sign of elephants or elephant rides on the map or in any advertising, but we stumbled across these poor animals while making our way around the park. Could have been a wonderful place showing off Thai history and culture- no need for the abuse of animals, absolutely vile and will not be recommending or visiting again because of it.
Written 22 December 2021
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OzBee
Bangkok, Thailand380 contributions
Jan 2021
A very large park containing replicas of many Thai historic buildings from across the land. The entrance fee includes bike rental and the park is designed to be viewed by bike or shared ride. Too large an area to walk. Be careful where you leave your bike when entering a building as ours were taken by, I assume, other tourists. There is no cost involved as the bikes can not be taken out of the park. It did mean we had to return to the entrance to get new bikes. A good place for cycling, particularly with kids.
Written 16 January 2021
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hunglow
Phuket, Thailand1,424 contributions
Nov 2020
some parts were well maintained and some parts had the feeling of old collapsed communism city that have fallen into disrepair. one of the items that is a must see is nothing like the photos you see it is in disrepair yet still being built. prices are high for the quality. map is confusing and not very good. they also need to really enforce and pay attention to vehicles speeding. we were almost taken out by two trucks doing highway speeds in the park.
Written 23 November 2020
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zebragorda
Zihuatanejo, Mexico281 contributions
Feb 2020
We took too many pictures because each shot was better than the last. We were lucky in that tourism was down because of the Chinese lock down.
Written 25 March 2020
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Linda N
12 contributions
Feb 2020
We spent the entire day! We rented a golf cart and absolutely enjoyed everything about this adventure. From learning about Thai culture, feeding elephant, an some truly beautiful architecture! Don't miss this wonderful experience!!
Written 1 March 2020
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Vetapong U
Los Angeles, CA56 contributions
Feb 2020 • Couples
A huge park with miniature landmarks and architecture of all the regions of Thailand. With the admission fee, you can add either bicycle rental, golf card rental, or a permit for your own car. You can also add headphones and audio rental as well.
The place is beautifully kept, with clean coffeeshops and bathrooms, and a few shops selling souvenirs. We ended up buying most of our gifts for friends and family here!
Written 19 February 2020
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Walter W
3 contributions
Feb 2020
It's a cultural park highlighting architecture of various regions and historic periods of Thailand (Siam). The admission fee I paid included bicycle rental and headphones for an audio guided tour in English. I totally enjoyed my visit.
Written 5 February 2020
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