The Fine Arts Department announce the restoration of two sites in Bangkok dating to the Ayutthaya period.
Restoration of ancient sites planned
The Nation, 07 November 2012
Two abandoned ancient sites in Bangkok, believed to date back to the late Ayutthaya Kingdom, are slated for restoration by the Fine Arts Department.
Archaeology Office director Tharapong Srisuchat said yesterday that one of the sites is an ubosot at Wat Suan Sawan in Bang Phlat district, which is under threat of encroachment.
The district office has set aside a budget of Bt5 million for restoration.
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