Nan Noble House

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Nan Noble House
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Khunawut M
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Jan 2020
This place is an old northen-style house tuned museum. The former master of the house was an old thai royal called (Chao Fong Kham). The entry fee was only 20 baht per person.

The ground floor:
On the ground floor under the house, which was bulit on stilit, they demonstrate the production of traditional Lanna textile. They also sing a local song for you.

In the house: You can see old rooms such as living room, guests room, and kitchen. Lots of beautiful silver wares were on diaplay. The rooms show where the old master would sleep, eat, or welcome his guest.

There were many facinating piece of Lanna culture for you to see, so definitely bring a camera. There was not much else going on other than this but the entry fee was dirt cheap so I would rate it a five stars.

Ps. The garden has a unique bell shaped flowers. I wonder what it's called!
Written March 30, 2020
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asw1974
Bangkok, Thailand163 contributions
Aug 2019 • Solo
This is a beautiful little tranquil spot which is 192 years old. The replica rooms are carefully attentive and the traditional feel is strong. There’s a few people downstairs demonstrating traditional northern Thai activities. With a visiting of in Nan
Written August 8, 2019
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chatthefoodie
Bangkok, Thailand583 contributions
Oct 2014 • Friends
Nan Noble House is hard to categorize. Depending on how you consider it, it can be a museum, a tourist attraction, a heritage home, a folklore institution, or a stopover on the way to other spots in the city. No matter what it is, the place has remarkable ambience that is best appreciated through the wonderful background recount that the generous ladies who live and work there tell you about.
This is a well-preserved example of a Thai house built over a century ago. You get a glimpse of the life of Thai noblemen in this province from the olden days. Each room has been kept as it was left by the original inhabitants. This is a remarkably well-maintained living residence that put immaculate detail in the upkeep of the furniture, the flooring, the ornaments, and the garden. Every corner will give you stunning photos.
The ground floor has some exhibitions of looms, basketry and a shop selling locally-made clothes. A sideshow, perhaps, but interesting for those who like handicrafts.
Nan Noble House is something different than the many temples in the city as this is a living and working attraction. Spend time here to learn more about Thai nobility in bygone eras.
Written October 28, 2014
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0honkin0
Melbourne, Australia89 contributions
Apr 2013 • Couples
The house itself was built some 150 years ago by Chao Anantaworarithidej. It is a large, rambling teak house in classic Northern Thai style. Chao Fongkham, whose son owns Nan Noble House Garden Resort, was a descendant of Chao Anantaworarithidej, the 62nd Lord of Nan and the father of the last two Lords. The oldest parts of the house show planks formed by axe and knife, before large saws were available in Nan.

At the time it was built, such large teak houses were reserved for the nobility. It is probably the best preserved of such nobles house in the whole province. Originally erected in the area of Nan now occupied by the military camp, it was moved to its current site, on a quiet soi behind Wat Pragert, by Chao Fongkham's parents, about 100 years ago. It is now occupied by Chao Fongkham's children .

If you have a spare half hour or so, this little gem is well worth stopping by. There are photos, artefacts and the house looks much the same as it did all those years ago.

Entry is free, but just make a donation, as it is difficult for Khun Monton and his family to keep the house in such condition.

Take a look at some of the photos below and you will see that it is quite impressive

Do yourself a favour and pop in and see Nan Noble House!
Written May 15, 2013
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Ellen
Chiang Mai, Thailand122 contributions
Oct 2019
We took the family to see this house, which has plenty of Thai objects inside which were fun to view, from weapons to jewellery. It's very well maintained, and the staff were friendly (my partner speaks Thai), and one member of staff spoke English and asked if we had questions. There were a lot of Thai visitors as well. The garden is pretty and the house is bigger than it looks from the outside. At only a 20baht donation, it's a bargain and worth visiting if you are already in the area. It will probably take about an hour to walk around and look at everything.
Written October 30, 2019
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Augie March
Sydney, Australia196 contributions
Jul 2019 • Couples
I found it fascinating to visit this home to discover how the nobles lived in Lanna many years ago. Our host was just wonderful. She enthusiastically showed us around the place, played music and demonstrated cotton spinning.
Written July 12, 2019
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AlienAsia
Hatyai120 contributions
Feb 2016 • Business
The property owener is a 4th generation decendant of the ruler, Nan Province. She is seated in picture. In her private museum, entrance is free of charge. She share with you her collection of artifacts and lifestyle items in the past 100 years old history of Nan Province. The vital treasure is collection of Buddhism scriptures in Lana language. There is a open house annexed to the Museum where retirees are active in Buddhist art. Inside the museum, a small shop where you can buy souvenir at reasonable price.
You must not miss the museum if you wish to learn history of Thailand.
Written April 13, 2016
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simplysirii
Bangkok, Thailand1,411 contributions
Jan 2016 • Friends
The place is called House of Chao Fongkham, commonly referred to as Nan Noble House. It's actually a teak house of around 150 years of age and built in a classic Northern Thai style. The late Chao Fongkham was a descendant of Chao Anantaworarithidej, the 62nd Lord of Nan and the father of the last two Lords. It's interesting to walk around the house to see different rooms (living/ bedroom/ kitchen) which exhibit the good old ways of life. Besides, there's this small museum displaying antique and silverware to browse further. For those interested in local handicrafts and woven fabrics, do visit the basement area. There are looms on display, usually with demonstration on how to weave a famous fabric - the Lai Nam Lai (ผ้าลายน้ำไหล).
GPS: 18/47/18 ( 18.789617 ) N, 100/46/58 ( 100.785655 ) E
Written January 29, 2016
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YourThaiGuide
Bangkok, Thailand108 contributions
Aug 2014 • Couples
Nice beautiful Teak house. Love to see how they make all that fabric and patterns by themselves. All hand made. Very interesting.
Written August 21, 2014
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Chang Noi
Bangkok, Thailand863 contributions
Sep 2013 • Solo
Hidden in one of the small soi's of Nan city is this heritage of the past of Nan. The owners of the house are there to tell you everything about their house that came from many generations before. There is also a nice demonstration of cotton woven cloths.
Written September 18, 2013
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