History & Culture

Hun Lakon Lek at Aksra Theatre

The Aksra Hoon Lakorn Lek is a performance of traditional Thai puppets that takes place at the Aksra Theatre, 3rd floor of King Power Complex Building on Soi Rang Nam. Aksra Theatre is one of the few remaining venues where the Hoon Lakorn Lek puppet performances can still be seen.

Aksra has created more than 110 traditional Thai puppets. It presented a lively medley consisting of scenes from diverse stories taken from ancient Thai legends and traditions together with Thai Orchestra Band. The show includes Thai music, battle scenes, animal stories, and Thai angels & demons dances etc.

The Aksra Theatre is an elegant medium-sized horseshoe shaped theatre crafted and finished with exquisite fixtures. There is also a shop selling souvenirs and bar with food and music.

Details: Show Schedule: Tuesday - Friday: 07:30 p.m. Saturday - Sunday: 01:30 p.m., 07:30 p.m.
Address: 8/1 Rangnam Road, Thanon-Phayathai, Ratchathewi, Bangkok 10400
Tel: 662 677 8888
Website: http://www.aksratheatre.com

How to get there: Going to King Power Complex by Taxi or Tuk Tuk is the most convenient way. You can also take the BTS Skytrain and get off at Victory Monument station and walk to Soi Rang Nam for King Power Complex.