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Pratubjai House

59 Moo 13, Phrae, Thailand
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Ranked #15 of 18 Attractions in Phrae
Type: Architectural Buildings
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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014 via mobile

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

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Bangkok, Thailand
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113 reviews 113 reviews
24 attraction reviews
119 helpful votes 119 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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153 reviews 153 reviews
100 attraction reviews
310 helpful votes 310 helpful votes
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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