2014.07.07 Tokugawa Museum donated for restoring Ayutthaya’s cultural heritage temple


On 7 July 2014, Mr. Narimasa Tokugawa, President of the Tokugawa Museum, together with Mrs. Maki Tokugawa, Director, met with Ambassador Thanatip Upatising to deliver 3-million-yen donation and Mrs. Tokugawa’s individual donation of 1 million yen for restoring Wat Sala Poon, an old temple in Ayutthaya.  The donation will be made through Fine Arts Department, Ministry of Culture of Thailand.

The foundation has assisted in restoring cultural properties domestically and internationally, to preserve historical documents, handicraft and antiques.  In 2012, the Temple of Dawn received the grant to repair its 23 Buddha images and in 2013, Wat Sala Poon and Wat Chang Yai in Ayutthaya received a million-yen donation for its restoration.



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