Package Tour Bangkok Royal Chef Kudeejeen 1 Day TATTH6661
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Kudeejeen Community - Bangkok09.00 am. Meet at MRT Sanamchai, Exit 5.09.15 am. Take a cross-river ferry to Wat Kalayanamitr.09.45 am. Arrive at Kudeejeen community. Experience the local lifestyle closely in 5 important places of the community Meet Ms. Pin a community leader who will take us around the community.See the beautiful wood-carved architecture of Kuan An Keng Shrine by the Chinese artists. “Kudeejeen” probably refers to a huge shrine at Kudeejeen canal. The shrine has fine carved woods and murals which are over 200 years old but still remain the most intact in Thonburi district. Inside enshrines a Guanyin image made from the rare sandalwood which has a pleasant smell.Admire the beauty of Santa Cruz Church, located in the middle of Kudeejeen.Santa Cruz Church built by the Christians who settled in this area. The Christians and Portuguese led by a French priest Brother Jacobe Core were allocated land from King Taksin to establish a community here. They built houses and a small church called Wat Santa Cruz or locally known as “Wat Kudeejeen” following the name of the community. It is the oldest Christian church and also the first Roman-Catholic church in Thonburi district.Try the tasty Kudeejeen bakery (or Khanom Farang Kudeejeen), the local popular cupcakes which look like Thai Egg Dessert (Khanom Khai). They are easy to bake, crispy outside and soft inside with a nice unique smell. This traditional dessert was from the influence of a Thai-Portuguese group of people who settled down in this community and combined the food cultures with the Chinese-believed ingredients. It became popular locally and the Chinese believed that eating these cupcakes will bring peace and happiness to their lives.11.30 am. Enjoy Kudeejeen royal cuisine at Baan Sakun Tong (Ms. Tan’s house)Experience the royal Thai cuisine and Portuguese delicacies at Baan Sakul Thong. Khun Tan, the daughter-in-law of the Sakul Thong family, learned the secrets of the original recipe for Portuguese delicacies and the snacks from the royal kitchen of King Rama V. It is the art of creating the original Portuguese taste with Thai ingredients following the fine royal ways of cooking.Lunch at Baan Sakul Thong. Thai-Portuguese dishes.Then, learn how to make Thai desserts according to the royal cuisine.01.30 pm. Explore Kudeejeen community through Baan Kudichin Museum. Own by Thai- Portuguese family and has resided in this community for a long time. The museum section is upstairs exhibiting the history of relationships between Siamese Kingdom and the Portugal and information about Thai desserts inspired by Portuguese influence. It also showcases the old appliances and pictures of the first settlers and residents of this community.02.30 pm. Walk to Chantanaphap House. This antique traditional Thai house is over 100 years old, constructed fully from teak wood and the whole house can be dismantled and reassembled. Inside is Victorian interior design decorated and furnished with Catholic characteristics.03.00 pm. Say goodbye to Kudeejeen and travel back.