A unique way to discover Thai Culture
The exotic and exciting Thailand offers a multitude of surprises to its visitor. It’s a truly magical place to be and a great destination for family vacations. Once you’ve explored this glorious land, felt the peace and quiet of its many temples, tasted its world class cuisine and then wish to take home a bit of Thailand with you, then buy your very own Bangkok Doll. It’s the perfect Thailand souvenir to take home.
Authentically handcrafted and dexterously created by the hands of well experienced artisans, Bangkok Dolls is the brainchild of doll maker, Khunying Tongkorn Chandavimol. Khunying was trained in Japan at the Ozawa Doll School. The dolls created by her and her team are exquisitely handcrafted symbolizing Thai Culture. Each doll is meticulously created by dexterous artisans who have been involved in the craft for generations. People from around the world visit the Bangkok Dolls workshop every year to witness how the dolls are created. The workshop is located centrally, close to many Bangkok hotels and Bangkok Serviced Apartments such as the renowned Anantara Baan Rajprasong Bangkok Serviced Suites that offers exceptional value for money.
Formed in 1957, Bangkok Dolls has won many international accolades such as the honorary gold peacock feather award from the 3rd international folklore dolls biennial in Cracow, Poland. Those visiting the Bangkok Dolls workshop can also explore the intriguing Bangkok Doll Museum. The museum is home to around 400 handmade dolls. A tour in the museum gives its visitor the chance to discover Thailand’s vibrant culture, rural life, hill tribes, and traditional costumes all through the miniature figurines. The key highlight of the museum is the doll characters representing the Khon Dance which is based on the Ramakien. This drama depicts both the evil and good forces. The museum is situated in beautiful area and also displays many famed international dolls.
Pushpitha Wijesinghe is an experienced independent freelance writer. He specializes in providing a wide variety of content and articles related to the travel hospitality industry.Google+