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Mapping Siam's history

A museum in the heart of Bangkok is a hidden gem waiting for people to explore and learn about the development of cartography in Thailand

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Most tourists do not want to miss the Grand Palace, the Temple of the Emerald Buddha and Wat Pho when in Bangkok. However, very few people know there is a map museum at the heart of Rattanakosin Island. 

Behind this European-style building of the Royal Thai Survey Department is a map museum.

Located at the Royal Thai Survey Department on Kalayana Maitri Road near the palace, the museum is called the Therd Phra Kiat Room.

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