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Antique Thai Houses the Highlight

Sobha Botanical Gardens, near Ban Phe in Rayong Province, boasts one of the largest collections of... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2015
David B
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Rayong, Thailand
Hidden gem

This attraction is almost unknown, even by locals. It consist of an amazing 35.000 sqm park showing... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2018
pierremichelshanghai
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Bangkok, Thailand
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Reviewed 16 August 2018

This attraction is almost unknown, even by locals. It consist of an amazing 35.000 sqm park showing the botanical variety of Thailand, including some primary forest. Several antique teak houses host an amazing collection of Thai and Chinese antiques going as far back as the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

Such a hidden gem. This newly renovated Thai traditional house is a must-see if you are going to Samet island. This teakwood house is very well preserved and hard to find these days. Inside, you will find beautiful old potteries and antiques that you won’t...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 2 July 2018

Tucked away, just of the highway near Ban Phe, this magical find is a 'must see' for all visitors to Thailand. An old Thai house set in wonderful gardens and lake is a treasure trove of antiques and artworks from all over Asia. Established by...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

Entering the Sobha Botanical Gardens, we were surrounded by beautifully and naturally decorated Gardens. In the Gardens stood elegant and authentic well-preserved three ancient Thai houses. We read previous reviews of the place mentioning lack of maintenance. Surprisingly when we got there we found that...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 2 October 2016

Very Old Thai House located in very overgrown gardens. Entrance fee 50 bhat. Entrance, 200 meters on left, just before T junction with Sukhumvit Road leaving from Ban Phe direction. 12.639906, 101.421724

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed 9 October 2015

Sobha Botanical Gardens, near Ban Phe in Rayong Province, boasts one of the largest collections of trees, shrubs and plants in Thailand. The main problem is a lack of signage, so unless you know what you are looking at a tour of the gardens is...More

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank David B
Reviewed 17 January 2015

Google failed to bring us there)) all traffic signs are in Thai so we possibly didn't make a turn right after the google announce that we arrived to a place. Check pictures of the road to go before getting on a bike

Date of experience: December 2014
1  Thank Olesya M
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