By; Nulacha Sutthinonthagul
Now we are in the New Normal time to caring more about social distancing which becoming a new trend. We knew that some people are in quarantine and staying at home for safety life. Then the best choice with an easy way to travel outside of your house is the virtual tours online. So, we have listed some of the interesting places in the North of Thailand to all readers to explore.
1. Sri Chum Temple
About: Sri Chum Temple is one of the ancient religious sites in the Sukhothai Historical Park which is located to the northwest of the original city wall in the old town district in the name of Mueang Sukhothai District Sukhothai. This temple houses a large Buddha statue, called "Phra Achana" which is well known in the names of the speakable Buddha statue.
Point: Sri Chum Temple @ Sukhothai Historical Park, Amphoe Phrom Phiram 64210.
Virtual Link: https://bit.ly/2WLz8IB
Facebook Credit Link: https://www.facebook.com/watsichum/
2. Nantaram Temple
About: Nantaram temple was built in the style of Thai Yai art and the temple was built with all entirely of golden teak with beautifully decorated. The Buddha posture carved from teak wood, gilded lacquer with Thai-style lacquer Enshrined on a wooden base that is beautifully patterned. Beside it is a white stone Buddha statue.
Point: Nantharam Temple, Phayao, Chiang Kham 56110.
Virtual Link: https://bit.ly/2z32zx2
Facebook Credit Link: https://www.facebook.com/wat.nantaram/
3. Khum Jao Luang
About: Khum Chao Luang at Muang Phrae is the architecture in the early King Rama IV period which is combined Thai and European architecture, called gingerbread-style which was very popular at that time. The building was decorated with the beautiful engraving wood. Currently, the Division of Education, Religious, and Culture, Phrae Provincial Administrator Organization is responsible for operating this place by opening as the learning museum for students and the public.
Point: Khum Doem Alley, Nai Wiang, Mueang Phrae District, Phrae 54000.
Virtual Link: https://bit.ly/2AJF38F
Facebook Credit Link: https://www.facebook.com/KhumCeaHlwng/
4. Ramkhamhaeng National Museum
About: The museum exhibits artifacts and antiques found during a series of excavations in Sukhothai Historical Park and Sri Satchanalai Historical Park in the 1960s.
Point: Mueang Kao, Mueang Sukhothai District, Sukhothai 64210.
Virtual Link: https://bit.ly/2zUNBsG
Facebook Credit Link: https://www.facebook.com/RamkhamhaengNationalMuseum/
5. Sawanvoranayok National Museum
About: Sawanvoranayok National Museum was officially opened on March 15, 1984, held by Fine Arts Department. Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn presided over the opening ceremony of the museum. This would be the remembrance of Phra Sawanvoranayok who donated the antiques and objects of art as the national properties with his mind of conservation on national heritage. This museum was later named as “Sawanvoranayok National Museum.
Point: 69 Soi 3, Mueang Sawankhalok, Sawankhalok District, Sukhothai 64110.
Virtual Link: https://bit.ly/3cNtonb
Facebook Credit Link: https://www.facebook.com/sawanvoranayok/
6. Kamphaeng Phet National Museum
About: Kamphaeng Phet’s visit-worthy museum is home to an impressive collection of artifacts from the Kamphaeng Phet area, including an immense Shiva statue that is the largest bronze Hindu sculpture in the country. The image was formerly located at the nearby Shiva Shrine until a German missionary stole the idol’s hands and head in 1886 (they were later returned).
Point: 120 Pindumri Alley Road, Nai Mueang, Mueang Kamphaeng Phet District, Kamphaeng Phet 62000.
Virtual Link: https://bit.ly/2XrCT5p
Facebook Credit Link: https://www.facebook.com/kamphaengphetnationalmuseum/
7. Chiang Mai National Museum
About: The antiques and objects of art presented at Chiang Mai National Museum. At the initial stage, the Fine Arts Department has collected the objects from various institutes which were Chiang Mai Religion Practice Center, Chiang Mai Provincial Government Office, and temples in Chiang Mai and nearby. The objects were from the survey and transfer from abandoned temples at the area where Bhumibol dam was constructing covered some areas of Sam ngao District, Tak Province, Hod and Chom Thong District, Chiang Mai, as well as from the public.
Point: 451 Super Highway Road, Chiang Mai-Lampang, Chang Phueak Subdistrict, Mueang Chiang Mai District, Chiang Mai Province 50300.
Virtual Link: https://bit.ly/2z6wDrA
Facebook Credit Link: https://www.facebook.com/chiangmainationalmuseum/
8. Chiang Saen National Museum
About: The Chiang Saen National Museum is situated in the ancient city of Chiang Saen. One of the most important cities of Lanna Kingdom, amidst large numbers of archaeological sites, both prehistoric and historic periods.
Point: Wiang, Chiang Saen District, Chiang Rai 57150.
Virtual Link: https://bit.ly/2LGNR15
Facebook Credit Link: https://www.facebook.com/ChiangSaenMuseum/
9. Hariphunchai National Museum
About: Hariphunchai National Museum is an exhibition of antiques since the Hariphunchai period. The first stone inscriptions of Lanna were in the form of Kham pod. Besides, there are various Buddha statues in this place which is considered a masterpiece of art that should not be missed. This museum is located in the center of Lamphun city which is not that far from Wat Phra That Hariphunchai.
Point: 122 Inthayongyot Road, In the city, Mueang District, Lamphun Province Lamphun 51000.
Virtual Link: https://bit.ly/3bPdwiV
Facebook Credit Link: https://bit.ly/2ymAMqW
10. Phra Buddha Chinaraj National Museum
About: National Museum Phra Buddha Chinnarat Originally a museum of Wat Phra Sri Rattanatham Mahathat Woramahaviharn Later, the Fine Arts Department announced in the Royal Rajini Janu Saksa established as the National Museum of Phra Buddha Chinnarat on November 14, 1961.
Inside the museum are exhibits of antiques. Valuable objects of history, archeology, traditions, and various cultures From the past to the present in Phitsanulok province Received from the minds of the faithful as offerings to Buddhism Including those obtained from excavation and restoration of ancient sites in Phitsanulok Province, such as Buddha images, terracotta vases of various periods Chinaware Put on display in large numbers.
Point: Buddha Road, Muang Phitsanulok, Phitsanulok 65000.
https://bit.ly/3g7hsPq (Bird's eye view) /
https://bit.ly/3bM6ITk (Front sight view) /
https://bit.ly/2yfoccO (Inside view 1) /
https://bit.ly/2Xgbnr4 (Antique display cabinet 1) /
https://bit.ly/2X6uunq (Antique display cabinet 2) /
https://bit.ly/3cOl071 (Inside view 2) /
https://bit.ly/2LJiLGi (Inside view 3) /
https://bit.ly/2WKrmPa (Inside view 4) /
https://bit.ly/3e0a3j1 (Inside view 5)
Facebook Credit Link: https://bit.ly/36hMWO5