Chiang Mai 137 Pillars House Launches Unique Historical Tour

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137 Pillars House
137 Pillars House Chiang Mai

Unique Historical Buildings and Museum Tour with Highly Respected Professor Julaporn of Chiang Mai University

137 Pillars House has launched a unique tour of Chiang Mai’s historical buildings and museums with the highly-respected Professor Julaporn from Chiang Mai University as their personal guide.  The half-day tour starts at the hotel where guests meet Professor Julaporn who gives a brief summary of the historical buildings in Chiang Mai city and their significance.

This stunning 30-suite property featured on the 2013 Hot List for “Best New Hotels in the World” by Conde Nast Traveler (USA) and “Top 25 Luxury Hotels in Thailand” by TripAdvisor, is a property of SilverNeedle Collection.  The Historical Tour is part of their Signature Brand Initiatives to deliver authentic guest experiences.

Professor Julaporn then takes guests on a tour of the original colonial teak homestead at 137 Pillars House, which dates back to early 1800’s, and outlines the history and importance of this building and its relationship between the Borneo Company and Chiang Mai.  Professor Julaporn was very involved in the complete restoration of this unique building which originally stood on 137 Pillars.

The tour continues through Chiang Mai’s old commercial areas and concludes at the Lanna Traditional House Museum which is under the Chiang Mai University’s Fine Arts Department.  The Museum includes an old colonial style house, Tai Lue House, Galae Houses and a rice storage barn.

Rates at the all-suite award-winning 137 Pillars House start from THB 9600, (USD 330) per night and include breakfast, complimentary soft drinks and beers from minibar and high-speed WiFi access.  Rates are subject to applicable Government taxes and service charge.

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