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Address: Ayutthaya, Thailand

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One serene moment to think back to the days comrade Japanese people emigrated to old Siam in the 14 - 15 centuries

People emigrated to Thailand/Siam of the Ayuttaya rein when there was no internet - not the least of air-conditioners or antibiotics - for the same reasons as of today? The flow... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 31 October 2016
Minako I
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Bangkok, Thailand

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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

People emigrated to Thailand/Siam of the Ayuttaya rein when there was no internet - not the least of air-conditioners or antibiotics - for the same reasons as of today? The flow of Chao Phraya River running in front of the Japanese Village looked so innocent to me for the one knowing all these history. Dutch, Portuguese and English old settlements... More 

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Naha, Japan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

We had not known about this pace, and since I had some Japanese people with me, our taxi driver decided to take us there. It is a small place, but you get to watch some videos and ancient Ayuttaya and why the Japanese people were there.

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Townsville, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016

The museum is really interesting from the point of view that it explains really well the reasons why the Japanese were there in the first place and the history behind their leaving but the gardens (Japanese style) really need more upkeep.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2016 via mobile

Have some time left. Visited Baan Hollande already. Stop by and enjoy the Japanese garden. A small exhibition and a video Not so much more to do here.

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Hamburg, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 259 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2015

Situated on the small country road from Ayutthaya to Bang-Pa-In Palace, this place seems to have undergone recent restoration. Everything looks pretty new. Admission 50 Baht. There is a beautiful Japanese garden/park. Two museum buildings give an insight into Ayutthaya's importance at the time. In the first building there is a 9-minute-video worth watching, then a huge exhibition hall with... More 

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Miri, Malaysia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2015

This museum is mainly a collection of reading panels which are very heavy on historical detail about Japan-Thai relations, but which don't tell you much about the Japanese settlement itself. I didn't find it particularly informative. It's also quite out of the way, so I would not recommend it unless you have a particular interest.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2014 via mobile

Located on the roadside between Bang Pa-in, the Summer Palace and Ayuthaya town. With the proximity of the location and convenience for the Japanese tourist, this Japanese Settlement attraction was built. However due to the lack of deep understanding and historical knowledge of the settlement, the place never attract positive response even at the height of the mass Japanese tourism... More 

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