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Address: 59 Moo 13, Phrae, Thailand
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Kitsch on Steroids

A lot of sour grapes here. So what if the entry price is a little steep at 100 baht and locals pay less. It is their patrimony and if you are rich enough to fly here you can pay... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Chuck B
Steilacoom, Washington
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Steilacoom, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A lot of sour grapes here. So what if the entry price is a little steep at 100 baht and locals pay less. It is their patrimony and if you are rich enough to fly here you can pay three bucks. The lines and architecture, walls and floors are stunning, there is no wood as attractive as polished teak. Inside... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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35 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

I visited this house as part of a visit to Phrae and Nan last week. Upon entering the grounds I immediately became suspicious as the price of entry was 40bt for Thai and 100bt for foreigners. In Thai terms this is a complete rip off. I explained to the lady at the desk that I have lived in Thailand for... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015 via mobile

I rarely review sights, mostly hotels. But this is a total rip-off. Avoid at all costs. Good thing I didn't pay for the entrance as no one was at the booth at that time. They should just close this to save everyone of their time.

Thank bankergirl1016
Chiang Mai, Thailand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

I live in Thailand, came here and gave them my Thailand drivers license, was told to pay 40B instead of 20B. I told her I live and work here, and was told more strongly...Forty baht! I declined to go in, but my Burmese friend walked up and paid 20B. So then I said, you should change your sign, which says... More 

4 Thank buddhamind
Seoul, South Korea
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223 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

Apparently the name means "impressive house", more like depressive. It is a house made from parts of 9 old houses all put together and it just looks like a great big barn with a few Thai decorations on the roof, just kind of big and ugly. It is very dark inside a crammed full of tacky decorations and shrines to... More 

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Marlborough, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2012

Pratubjai House is reputed to be Thailand's second largest teak house. Phrae is particularly well known for its teak forests and the house was built in 1972-1977 by Kitja Chaivannakoopt using teak recycled from nine existing teak houses in Phrae. It includes 130 large teak logs, each over 300 years old, used as house supports. It was opened to the... More 

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