Program of Library and Cultural Visit

The 16th Congress of Southeast Asian Librarians Meeting and General Conference (CONSAL XVI)

Bangkok, Thailand on Saturday June 13, 2015

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Full day library and cultural visits in Bangkok and surrounding districts

 

No.

Program

Time

Participants

1

Ayutthaya Province

  • Bang Pa-in Palace
  • Ayutthaya Elephant Palace & Royal Kraal

07.00 – 16.30

70 persons

2

Ratchaburi and Nakhon Pathom Province

  • Damnoensaduak Floating Market,
  • Wat Phra Pathomchedi, the largest Buddhist pagoda in Thailand

07.00 – 16.30

70 persons

3

Samut Songkhram Province

  • Amphawa Floating Market
  • King Rama II Memorial Park

07.00 – 16.30

40 persons

4

Bangkok

  • Bang Rak Market, China Town and Yaowarat Road
  • Chao Phraya River Cruise
  • Chulalongkorn University’s Office of Academic Resources (Chulalongkorn University Library)

07.00 – 16.30

45 persons

5

Bangkok

  • Cruising the canal in Taling Chan and Bangkae
  • Pracha Uthit (Thung Khru) School Library

07.00 – 16.30

65 persons

6 Ban Bu, Silpa Thai House, Plu Local Market and Wat Prayunrawongsawat Library (by bus and boat) 07.00 – 16.30 Full

Notes:

  • All full day cultural visits commence and terminate at BITEC.
  • A lunch and 2 snack-boxes are provided.
  • Limited participants of each full day cultural visit
  • The program may be adjusted as considered appropriate.

 

Half day library and cultural visits in Bangkok

No.

Program

Time

Participants

1

  • The Royal Grand Palace with the Temple of   the Emerald Buddha
  • Wat Pho (sightseeing)
  • The National Library of Thailand

07.00 – 12.00

30 persons

2

  • Ban Bat (Bangkok Buddhist monk bowls producing village
  • Wat Sraket with the Golden Mount Pagoda
  • Wat Ratchanaddaram with Loha Prasat  (Brazen Plalce) and Mahajetsadabodin Royal Pavilion

07.00 – 12.00

60 persons

3

  • Kudijeen Road
  • Kian Un Keng Chinese Shrine
  • Church of Santa Cruz
  • Wat Prayunrawongsawat

07.00 – 12.00

60 persons

4

  • Cruising from Tha Chang Wangna, Krung Thon Bridge
  • Wat Arunratwararam (Temple of Dawn)
  • Asiatique the Riverfront

07.00 – 12.00

45 persons

5

  • Wat Trimit with largest golden Buddha image
  • Yaowarat Road
  • Dragon Chinese Temple

07.00 – 12.00

60 persons

6

  • Bang Rak Market
  • Assumption Cathedral
  • Haroon Muslim Mosque

07.00 – 12.00

55 persons

 

Notes:

  • All half day cultural visits commence and terminate at BITEC.
  • A snack-box is provided.
  • Limited participants of each half day cultural visit
  • The program may be adjusted as considered appropriate.