Among the many cultural and historical attractions in Bangkok, lies the Home of the Renaissance Man in Bangkok. Yes, it’s the residential premises of the former prime minister of Thailand, M.R. Kukrit Pramoj.
Visiting the Heritage Home
This impressive house is located in the Sathorn area. So, if you are holidaying in one of the serviced apartments in Bangkok the likes of Ascott Sathorn Bangkok, you just need to travel a short distance to reach this attraction set in a beautiful pond garden.
M.R. Kukrit Pramoj
Politically, M.R. Kukrit was a great personality. But, he was also a man with a deep passion for Thai arts and culture. He was the author of over 40 novels, poems, and short stories. In 1974, he became the 13th Prime Minister of Thailand.
Highlights of the attraction
The home is a collection of 5 teakwood buildings built in traditional Thai style. Each house holds impressive collections of ceramics, furniture, and Buddha images.
Things to know before you go
Even though this attraction is open to public display every day, there are instances where it gets closed for private functions. So, call +66 (0)2 286 81 85 before you go.