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Hall of Opium Museum, Chiang Saen

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Discover the dangers of addiction at Hall of Opium Museum, one of the country's most significant institutions. Known throughout the world for its drug smugglers, warlords, and poppy fields, the area called the "Golden Triangle" has traditionally supplied the world's largest quantities of heroin. Now, as part of a campaign against Thailand's illegal drug trade, this museum teaches visitors about the history of opium trade and the dangers of drug use. Learn about the first uses of opium over 5,000 years ago or dive into more recent issues by observing educational exhibits. Arrange to visit Hall of Opium Museum and other attractions in Chiang Saen using our Chiang Saen holiday planner.
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  • Here the Golden Triangle was a major producer of opium. Demystify the horrors of opium and historical Museum, which exhibits. Facility is respectable, were exhibited in every age, easy-to-understand marijuana as I, that fit you feel culpable, come here. I am not Japanese in the drug-addicted celebrities. Noriko Sakai, kiyohara no help but I wanted glare and yosui, Shintaro katsu. Do not put marijuana shop. Crowded around the garden and exit on the back so the table to stop the car and return if you are.
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  • Worth a look if your interested in the history of the Golden Triangle area ... busy place popular with Chinese package tours I think  more »
  • We went to a guided tour to see the Golden Triangle from Chiang Rai, the drive up was lovely seeing all the beautiful countryside that Thailand has to offer. It's a little museum, but full of informat...  more »