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Presentation china town

  1. 1. Fumiya Shigematsu<br />Morgan Ashley<br />China Town<br />
  2. 2. To know the relationship between China and Thailand<br />Interesting place to visit<br />Significance of china town<br />Why we chose this topic?<br />
  3. 3. Located on Yaowarat Road in Samphanthawang district.<br />Largest in the world.<br />Main centre for trading.<br />Gold shops and Pawn shops are popular.<br />About China Town<br />
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  7. 7. Set up by Chinese traders during the Rattanakosin period (about 1700’s).<br />King Rama I decided to establish capital.<br />During King Rama V’s rein, Samphanthawang Road was divided in to many roads.<br />Path of Yaowarat Road – dragon’s curvy body<br />History of China Town<br />
  8. 8. China Town’s Main Street<br />Selling mostly inexpensive household items.<br />Infamous for gang fighting and murder.<br />Sampaeng Lane<br />
  9. 9. Temple of Golden Buddha.<br />Example of Sukhothai style.<br />King Rama III moved it to Bangkok.<br />Discovered by accident in 1955.<br />It was covered with plaster.<br />WatTraimit<br />
  10. 10. Bangkok’s most important and largest Chinese-Buddhist temple.<br />Built in 1871.<br />Chinese new years and the vegetarian festival.<br />WatMangkonKamalawat<br />
  11. 11. Oldest shrine in Thailand. <br />It was built in 1658.<br />Chinese architectural style.<br />LengBuaiIa Shrine<br />
  12. 12. Why did you choose this job?<br /> “I like this job because I have always enjoyed things about jewelry.” <br />How do you feel about this job?<br /> “I feel that this is a good job for me”<br />What do you do basically?<br /> “I sell jewelry to the customers.”<br />interview<br />
  13. 13. Any techniques to make the customers buy things?<br /> “I put the jewelry out on display so that people can see it.”<br />Do you get enough money to live?<br /> “I make enough to get by.”<br />Do you think the working hours are fine?<br /> “yes, I believe that they are fine”<br />What do you think about the customers?<br /> “It depends on if I like them or not.”<br />interview<br />
  14. 14. Fumiya - From this cultural adventure, I felt the Thai culture is very deep and interesting especially the China town. This was my first time to go to China town and it affected me a lot by the way the China town was and the shops, things that were sold, and the decoration of China town. From now I would like go there with my family or friends to show the beauty of China Town.<br />Morgan- <br />Reflection<br />
  15. 15. Michael Holland, “Bangkok’s Chinatown District.” Thailand for Visitors,2002. August 20, 2009 <br /> <><br /> <br />“History of Bangkok’s Chinatown.” Wikipedia, March 28, 2009, August 20, 2009 <br />< ><br /> <br />“Bangkok’s China District: One of the most attractions in Bangkok.”Edublog. June 29, 2009. August 20, 2009 <br />< ><br /> <br />“Chinatown Bangkok – Information Guide Everything you need to know about Chinatown.” Asia Web Direct.August 20. 2009 <br />< ><br /> <br />“Chinatown.” Into Asia September 8, 2009<br /> < ><br /> <br />“Chinatown Bangkok- Yaowarat the Chinese legacy.” Tour Bangkok Legacies. September 8, 2009<br />< ><br />Bibliography<br />