King Chulalongkorn was a Thai king who visited Brevik 28 July 1907. He was king of Siam from 1868 to 1910 and belonged the Chakri dynasty. The king abolished by law the death penalty and slavery.
He added a royal Councillors of Government, the Sangha Council, and prescribed primary school also for girls.
He came to Brevik with his yacht.
From here they went with horse and carriage through Breviks streets.
The king was very excited about this idyllic town. The weather was glorious on this day and he wrote home to Bangkok and told that it was just as hot in Brevik as it was back home in Thailand.
In 2010, the Thai government set up a statue of him in Brevik, thanks for the attention Breviks population had shown the king and his country.
"Krystallhuset" in Brevik was erected on the occasion Brevik 150th anniversary in 1995.
Welcome to a historic digital tour in Brevik.
"Group 9" was founded in 1969. That year was the first summer exhibition held in the…
Brevik Town Museum is open every Sunday this summer
Situated on the outermost part of Sylterøya, an island 10 min from the city Brevik.
Porsgrunn Mule Varde is situated by hihgway E18 between Nystrand and Skjelsvik.
The only Catholic church in Telemark, built in the "dragon style" in 1899.
A hidden pearl right in the center at Porsgrunn City Museum.
Welcome to a pearl in Porsgrunn.
The childrens favorite place to visit, lots of activities.
Kunsthall Grenland is an art gallery in Porsgrunn with regional status, which wish to…
Welcome to a unique porcelain experience in Porsgrunn!
Norway's only porcelain factory is located in Porsgrunn.
South of Porsgrunn, across Frierfjorden and further into Bamble by Herre, there is an…
As the first geopark in Scandinavia, Gea Norvegica became member of the Global Geoparks…
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