Located on the east bank of the Chao Phraya River, in Ratchakram, Changyai and Potaeng Sub - districts. it covers an area of nealy 285 rai. His Majesty the King gave the land to the Agricultural Land Reform for the agriculture. Their Majesties the King and the Queen ordered to construct the center for people. It is the combination between agriculture and production of local handicraft. Local farmers are trained in traditional arts and crafts including marketing support. Their training courses are about wood carving, bamboo basketry, miniature dolls and fruits, artificial flowers, furniture making, weaving, cloth –made products, dyeing, blown glass, leather craft, metal and resin molding and casting, ceramic and so on. All the products are sold in every branch of Chitralada stores and the center. Besides, Suan Nok or Bird Park is one of the tourist attractions of the center. The big cages built like the natural environment, are full of more than 150 species of birds both local birds and rare ones.
Bangsai Arts and Crafts Village is part of the Bangsai Arts
and Crafts Centre of The "SUPPORT" Foundation of Her Majesty Queen Sirikit. The Village was Established and donated to the Foundation by the Tourism Authority of Thailand since 1995 to serve as a permanent showcase of tradition Thai houses, folk arts and crafts, way of life and culture of the four-regions rarely seen elsewhere. Renovation and redecoration were later done and added in 1999 to enhance scenic beauty to the Village's environment with landscape, a lake and tropical gardens.
The Diversitfied Attractions
With renovation and redecoration, the Village has been designed and modified to show the different distinction of each region. For instances, the Northern area will present a waterfall and
mound while the Northeastern part will have a higher elevation. Each area of the 4 region displays its local trees, bushes, decorative flower and vegetable gardens. Even miniature rice fields can be seenwithin the premises. It, therefore, can be said that the Arts and Crafts Village is in a small hub ofa variety of plants from all over Thailand.
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Old Day living of 4 Regions
Apart from demonstration of different Thai style sceneric environments among the 4 regions village, we proudly present the interior decoration of each house with displays of decorative pieces for daily use and daily livings, amongwhich are cooking utensils, tools and items including the knowledge used for survival. All items are in ready-for-use condition and placed in the similar position as therr were people living inside the houses. Tourists and visitors are welcomed to touch and try out the use at any time.
Local Handicraft Demonstration
In addition to the impressive display of the graceful charac-teristic distinction of Thai architecture the spaces under the houses of each region display and demonstration of local arts and crafts products of their regions daily between 08.30 - 17.00 hours.
Thai Style Houses
Consisting of 21wooden houses [teak and red wood] built in 4 different structures demonstratin differences of the 4 regions of Thailand in their distinctive characteristics in line with geography, climate, religion, belief and local trends.