Thonburi


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Thonburi

(ˌtɒnbʊˈriː)
n
(Placename) a city in central Thailand, part of Bangkok Metropolis on the Chao Phraya River; the national capital (1767–82)
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Avani + Riverside Bangkok, 257 Charoennakorn Road, Thonburi, Bangkok 10600 Thailand
Under an approximately decade-long period, a Thai-Chinese people, led by Taksin the Great, ruled Thailand as the Thonburi Kingdom.
1767-82) on the western or Thonburi side of the Chaophraya across from Bangkok, for use as the naval academy.
After visiting the requisite temples - Wat Saket for the view, Wat Phra Kaew for the glittering, gilded everything, and Wat Pho for a massage - and seeing all manner of standing, sitting and reclining Buddhas - head to the Thonburi side of the river for this lesser-known cultural gem: a teak house decorated with quirky sculptures.
For example, Schneider Electric and BMW are part of a consortium of companies in Bangkok that is partnering with King Mongkut's University of Technology Thonburi to spur the use of electric vehicles across Thailand, initially through car sharing and a campus-based electric bus.
From upstart creative spaces and restaurants to the under-visited Thonburi district, Bangkok remains ripe for discovery.
The government has also set up several CMOs to service the industry including TCELS Cell and Gene Production Unit and the National Biopharmaceutical Facility in association with King Mongkut's University of Technology Thonburi, which operates a biologic pilot plant facility.
This investment is a joint venture between Mercedes-Benz and its local partner, Thonburi Automotive Assembly Plant, an assembler of nine Mercedes-Benz models in the same province.
(The Nation (Thailand)/ANN): Private investment in retirement homes is on the rise in Thailand, with Thonburi Healthcare Group among those companies eyeing the market potential amid an ageing society.
So he started Pandan Tour, offering full-day and three-hour canal cruises in Thonburi west of the river.
He shows that the city's symbolic centre was moved from Thonburi to its present location only two weeks after the founding of the city for defensive purposes.