Hall of Opium and Golden Triangle Park

Hall of Opium and Golden Triangle Park

Where : At Thailand’s boarder on the Mekong River, Chiang Saen, Chiang Rai (opposite the Anatara Golden Triangle Resort and Spa)

Category : Travel / Attractions

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Open hours : Hall of Opium: Tue-Sun (8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.)

Hilight :


• Many ancient places and structures in the area
• Sop Ruak, referred to where the Mekong River meets the Ruak River
• Exhibition of the history of opium as of 5,000 years, telling the story through a series of interactive rooms that lively educate visitors, such as the multimedia shows in the Gallery of Excuses, Hall of Opium

Activity :


• Hire boats to upstream to the Golden Triangle (40 minutes) and downstream to Chiang Khong (1 hour)
• See the beautiful scenery of the Golden Triangle
• Trace the history of the opium and its relationship to the Golden Triangle

 

How to go :

By car: Travel 9 kilometers north of old town Chiang Saen, along the road parallel to the Mekong River to the area where the borders of Thailand, Myammar and Laos converge

 

What / Why :

A trip to Chiang Rai would not be complete without seeing the notorious Golden Triangle first hand. This famed border is located where Thailand, Laos and Myanmar meet. The Hall of Opium at the Golden Triangle Park houses various exhibitions to be explored. It is a modem edutainment multimedia museum, built in 1988 with the help of the United Nations.

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Author :

Please make a reservation in advance for buffer meals

For More Information :

Contact : Hall of Opium
Tel: (053) 784-444-6
Fax: (053) 652-133
E-Mail: hallofopium@doitung.org

Site : http://www.goldentrianglepark.com

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