The Hall of Opium at Golden Triangle is a park and museum that is dedicated to providing information on the history and impacts of the opium trade in the region. This extraordinary museum is set in Golden Triangle, which was once one of the main opium producing areas in the world. This mystic part of Thailand is where two broad rivers, Ruak River and Mekong River, separate the countries of Laos, Thailand and Myanmar.
The creation of this extraordinary museum is mainly due to the wisdom and inspiration of the late Princess Mother who believed that through education the demand for this drug could be reduced. The targeted audience are teenagers and young adults who are more vulnerable to the enticement of such drugs. The site offers comprehensive information on opium and other narcotics, the negative impacts of these illegal drugs and how opium became a worldwide problem.
This attraction provides an entertainment aspect as well while educating the society of the history of opium which goes back many centuries. That includes how opium began as a drug that was used to cure illnesses, how its use was spread all over the world and how it thrived in the Golden Triangle. Visitors can also learn about current issues of drug addiction, impacts and drug abuse and how it influences the world and society at large.
If you are planning on undertaking a leisure holiday to Thailand try staying at a hotel Chiang Rai has to offer that will not only make your journey convenient but also comfortable. Out of Chiang Rai hotels an ideal choice would be Anantara Golden Triangle Thailand which is located in an area near the borders of Thailand, Myanmar and Laos. This amazing resort is set in the lush green hillside, offering picturesque views of the beautiful landscapes of Thailand. It is situated in the vicinity of the Hall of Opium Golden Triangle and few of the other attractions in the region. While you indulge in the stunning sites of Thailand do not forget to taste the northern Thai cuisine and Thai wines. So visit this amazing land which is rich in culture and history and enjoy the authentic activities and adventures it has in store for you.
Chandrishan Williams is a travel writer who writes under the pen name, Caleb Falcon. He specializes in writing content based on the many exciting world adventures that await intrepid travellers. Google+