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This is not a spot on the list of things to do. They are really not set-up to offer an actual tour of the facility. With that said - I did find it interesting to walk around and see all the workers preparing the various...More
We were lucky, because we pushed the gate open just as the casting of a monumental Buddha image was about to get underway. Several weeks of work hung in the balance. It was an awe-inspiring, breathtaking process and it was explained to us very carefully...More
Walked through here to the BIRDS OF THAILAND centre from the Sgt Maj Thawee folklore centre - I must have missed sinething though because it was just a walk though a shed of statues in different stages of completion
It's needs some signs or a...More
Essentially you just walk around while a small handful of people do their jobs. The castings were interesting, and it was cool to see people so casually making such delicate features of the statues. The gift shop was VERY expensive, though!
When I stopped by the factory, workshops would be a more accurate description, there was very little activity so it wasn't particularly interesting. But they do let you go wherever you want and take pictures, so I liked that. Its free, so the next time...More
This facility is located near two other attractions - the Sgt Thawee Folk Museum and a Bird park which is adjacent to the Buddha casting factory. This is a commercial enterprise and is probably where Sgt Thawee got most of his money to purchase his...More
This site is directly across the street from the not-to-be-missed Sgt Maj Thawee Folk Museum. As long as you're already at the museum, cross the street afterwards and see where and how the Buddha statues so ubiquitous in Thailand are made.