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Ban Bang Sadet

December 16, 2011
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Ban Bang Sadet is a high raised Thai house behind Wat Tha Sutthawat in Tambon Ban Bang Sadet.  The former name of this Tambon was Tambon Ban Wattan.  When Their Majesties the King and the Queen visited and offered help to those who suffered from flood in 1975, the people were overwhelmingly pleased with their Majesties presence and contributions.  In remembrance of their gratitude to Their Majesties, the people approvingly changed the name of Ban Wattan to Ban Bang Sadet.

The establishment of Ban Bang Sadet Court Doll Project was initiated by Her Majesty the Queen in 1976.  Its main purpose is to help the villagers earn supplementary income.  Besides admiring the shaded and magnificent scene over the bank of the Chao Phraya River, visitors can observe court doll production in the friendly villagers’ houses. Center of collaboration in the form of a co-operative system resides at Ban Bang Sadet Court Doll Center.  Some project members will demonstrate court doll making and the products on sale are available at fair price.  Court dolls are the exotic clay invention displaying Thai-style course of life and culture, e.g. Thai childrens’ recreation, Thai orchestra or various types of Thai fruits appropriate as souvenirs.  Contact number of Court Doll Production and Sales Center is Tel. 0 3566 2995.

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