Management plan of historic site for cultural tourism attraction : Sanamchandra Palace
Sanamchandfra Palace was built under the desire of H.M.King Rama the Sixth when he was the Crown Prince of H.M.King Rama the Fifth.This palaceis one of the important royal residences in the western part of Thailand. Those royal residences, royal houses and other officers and courtier residences were designed in beautiful architecture, which reflected the creativity of His Majesty King Rama Sixth to integrate Thai Western style. After the end of H.M.King Rama the Sixth period and the administrative reformation during King Rama the Seventh, Sanamchandra Palace was abandoned and taken over by the government At present, all the royal buildings and some of the officers and courtier residences are under the care of the Bureau of royal household. Sanamchandra Palace is in the national significant level and reflects several values and the integrity of the landscape through time This research project is an attempt to study the whole contexts of the Sanamchandra Palace, in term of architectural heritage, cultural landscape and the relationship between the local community and their cultural legacy. At the present, the Sanamchandra Palace lacks a proper management plan and conservation plan of the buildings and landscape. In this study, the author proposed the cultural tourism as the tools to conserve the cultural heritage ofSanamchandra Palace and create the better understanding to the visitors and local community in term of conservation and interpretation. The study aims mainly at the sustainable lively hood of local community and their cultural hesritage.
Architectural Heritage Management and Tourism (International Program)