Attractions in Soi Dao

Chatrium Golf Resort Soi Dao Chanthaburi is situated in over 1,580 acres of private land, bursting with local fauna and flora. Spend hours discovering beautiful native flowers, fruit trees, birds, butterflies and more, all set in the most refreshing, lush tropical greenery. Stroll amongst the forestry to the charming waterfall and enjoy a picnic with the whole family before venturing to the lakeside and stunning golf course. You’re also just a short drive away from Khao Soi Dao Waterfall, a 16-tier waterfall in the Soi Dao Wildlife Sanctuary, filled with native fauna and flora, including the locally famous Spiny Breasted Frog. For more information on where to find the best spots to explore, your Soi Dao hosts are more than happy assist you.  

Just 46 kilometers and a pleasant 40-minute drive away, you’ll find the culturally rich and historic coastal city of Chanthaburi. Bursting with character, from the impressive Catholic cathedral to the remnants of French occupancy in 1893, there’s plenty to explore and discover. Seek out the sparkle at the famous gem markets and dine on some of the freshest seafood at a wide range of charming and authentic Pong Nam Ron hotel in Thailand. 

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Khao Yai National Park

Khao Yai National Park

Khao Yai, approximately 3 hours from Bangkok, is Thailand’s oldest national park and has been designated a UNESCO…

Khao Yai, approximately 3 hours from Bangkok, is Thailand’s oldest national park and has been designated a UNESCO “World Heritage Site”. The park covers parts of Saraburi, Nakhon Ratchasima, Prachinburi and Nakhon Nayok provinces and comprises of rain forests, meadowland and waterfalls featuring more…

Khao Yai, approximately 3 hours from Bangkok, is Thailand’s oldest national park and has been designated a UNESCO “World Heritage Site”. The park covers parts of Saraburi, Nakhon Ratchasima, Prachinburi and Nakhon Nayok provinces and comprises of rain forests, meadowland and waterfalls featuring more than 3,000 varieties of flowers, 250 breeds of birds and 67 kinds of mammals, including tigers and elephants.

Opening hours: 8.00 a.m. – 5.00 p.m.

Admission:

Thai - Adult THB 40 / Child THB 20

Foreigner - Adult THB 400 / Child THB 200

Address: Amphoe Pak Chong, Nakhon Ratchasima

Tel: 0 2579 7223 or 0 2579 5734

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siam park city

Siam Park City

If you need to escape from the glaring Bangkok heat then a visit to Siam Park City is a must. Located just 20…

If you need to escape from the glaring Bangkok heat then a visit to Siam Park City is a must. Located just 20 minutes from Suvarnabhumi International Airport the park is spread over 100 acres and divided into an amusement and water park, the latter containing a wave pool certified by the Guinness Book…

If you need to escape from the glaring Bangkok heat then a visit to Siam Park City is a must. Located just 20 minutes from Suvarnabhumi International Airport the park is spread over 100 acres and divided into an amusement and water park, the latter containing a wave pool certified by the Guinness Book of Records as the world’s largest. There are a variety of rides and attractions for both thrill-seekers and those who seek something less strenuous, and the park welcomes over 2 million visitors a year.

Opening hours: 10.00 a.m. – 6.00 p.m.

Admission:  Adults THB 900 for water park and unlimited rides, adults THB 420 for water park and limited rides, Kids (100-130 cm) THB 120 for water park and limited rides, and adults THB 330 for water park only.  

Address: 203 Suan Siam Rd., Kannayao, Bangkok

Tel: (0)2 387 0020

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Bang Pa-In Royal Palace

Bang Pa-In Royal Palace

This beautiful palace in Ayutthaya Province was built nearly 400 years ago by King Prasat Thong as the summer…

This beautiful palace in Ayutthaya Province was built nearly 400 years ago by King Prasat Thong as the summer residence of the Thai royals, but fell into disuse and disrepair until King Chulalongkorn, or Rama V, started construction on the present buildings in the 1800’s. Amidst the landscaped gardens…

This beautiful palace in Ayutthaya Province was built nearly 400 years ago by King Prasat Thong as the summer residence of the Thai royals, but fell into disuse and disrepair until King Chulalongkorn, or Rama V, started construction on the present buildings in the 1800’s. Amidst the landscaped gardens visitors can find a Chinese-style royal palace and throne room, a royal residence, a lookout tower and a pavilion in the middle of a pond.

Opening hours: 8.00 a.m. – 5.00 p.m.

Admission:

Thai - Adult THB 50 / Child THB 20

Foreigner - THB 100

Address: Tambon Bang Len, Amphoe Bang Pa-In, Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya

Tel: +66 3526 1548

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Sai Yok Noi Waterfall

Sai Yok Noi Waterfall

This immensely popular Kanchanaburi waterfall is especially loved by visitors because of its close proximity to…

This immensely popular Kanchanaburi waterfall is especially loved by visitors because of its close proximity to the main road, meaning access to the waterfall and pool for a cooling dip is very easy. In the vicinity of the waterfall is Krasae Cave, a small Buddhist shrine built next to a section of…

This immensely popular Kanchanaburi waterfall is especially loved by visitors because of its close proximity to the main road, meaning access to the waterfall and pool for a cooling dip is very easy. In the vicinity of the waterfall is Krasae Cave, a small Buddhist shrine built next to a section of the infamous “Death Railway”, whose construction was featured in the classic movie “The Bridge on the River Kwai”.

Opening hours: 8.00 a.m. – 6.00 p.m.

Admission: Free

Address: Located at Km. 46 on Highway 323 (Kanchanaburi – Sai Yok – Thong Pha Phum)

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Khao Prathap Chang Wildlife Sanctuary

Khao Prathap Chang Wildlife Sanctuary

Located in rural Ratchaburi Province this scenic wildlife sanctuary is situated at the foot of Khao Prathap Chang…

Located in rural Ratchaburi Province this scenic wildlife sanctuary is situated at the foot of Khao Prathap Chang Peak, and features a cliff top reservoir. The park is the ideal place to find a wide variety of the flora mentioned throughout Thai literature along the 900-meter “Phrueksa Nana Phan” nature…

Located in rural Ratchaburi Province this scenic wildlife sanctuary is situated at the foot of Khao Prathap Chang Peak, and features a cliff top reservoir. The park is the ideal place to find a wide variety of the flora mentioned throughout Thai literature along the 900-meter “Phrueksa Nana Phan” nature trail and visitors can find monkeys, porcupines, mongooses and pangolins among the animals kept at the sanctuary.

Opening hours: 8.30 a.m. – 4.30 p.m.

Admission: Free

Address: Chom Bueng, Chom Bueng, Ratchaburi

Tel: 092 925 7798

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Erawan Waterfall

Erawan Waterfall

One of the most famous of Thailand’s many waterfalls Erawan Waterfall is located in Erawan National Park in rural…

One of the most famous of Thailand’s many waterfalls Erawan Waterfall is located in Erawan National Park in rural Kanchanaburi. The 7-tiered falls are said to resemble the “Erawan”, the 3-headed elephant of Hindu mythology, and feature many pools and streams which visitors can bathe in. One of the most…

One of the most famous of Thailand’s many waterfalls Erawan Waterfall is located in Erawan National Park in rural Kanchanaburi. The 7-tiered falls are said to resemble the “Erawan”, the 3-headed elephant of Hindu mythology, and feature many pools and streams which visitors can bathe in. One of the most entertaining aspects of the falls is the many fish in the pools, which nibble at the dead skin of swimmers’ feet for a naturally free spa treatment. 

Opening hours: 8.00 a.m. – 5.30 p.m.

Admission:  

Thai - Adult THB 100 / Child THB 50

Foreigner - Adult THB 300 / Child THB 200

Address: Erawan National Park, Tha Kradan Sub-district, Kanchanaburi

Tel: +66 3457 4222, +66 3457 4234

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Khao Prathap Chang Wildlife Sanctuary

Khao Prathap Chang Wildlife Sanctuary

Located in rural Ratchaburi Province this scenic wildlife sanctuary is situated at the foot of Khao Prathap Chang…

Located in rural Ratchaburi Province this scenic wildlife sanctuary is situated at the foot of Khao Prathap Chang Peak, and features a cliff top reservoir. The park is the ideal place to find a wide variety of the flora mentioned throughout Thai literature along the 900-meter “Phrueksa Nana Phan” nature…

Located in rural Ratchaburi Province this scenic wildlife sanctuary is situated at the foot of Khao Prathap Chang Peak, and features a cliff top reservoir. The park is the ideal place to find a wide variety of the flora mentioned throughout Thai literature along the 900-meter “Phrueksa Nana Phan” nature trail and visitors can find monkeys, porcupines, mongooses and pangolins among the animals kept at the sanctuary.

Opening hours: 8.30 a.m. – 4.30 p.m.

Admission: Free

Address: Chom Bueng, Chom Bueng, Ratchaburi

Tel: 092 925 7798

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King Taksin Monument

King Taksin the Great’s Park, Chanthaburi

King Taksin the Great’s Park is located in the town centre of Chanthaburi Province. This is a spacious park with…

King Taksin the Great’s Park is located in the town centre of Chanthaburi Province. This is a spacious park with a pond where the King Taksin the Great Monument resides. It is an excellent and dynamic monument consisting of King Taksin astride a horse, with his four chief soldiers on foot around him…

King Taksin the Great’s Park is located in the town centre of Chanthaburi Province. This is a spacious park with a pond where the King Taksin the Great Monument resides. It is an excellent and dynamic monument consisting of King Taksin astride a horse, with his four chief soldiers on foot around him heading into battle. It is the single most impressive piece of art in the city.  

Open 24 hours
Address: Mueang Chanthaburi District, Chanthaburi

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View Point Noen Nangphaya

View Point Noen Nangphaya

Noen Nang Phaya is a renowned viewpoint considered the most beautiful in the East. On the Chalerm Burapha Chonlathit…

Noen Nang Phaya is a renowned viewpoint considered the most beautiful in the East. On the Chalerm Burapha Chonlathit road has been selected as Dream destinations from the tourism authority of Thailand. Noen Nang Phaya is located between Kung Wiman Beach and Kung Krabaen Bay. Noen Nang Phaya surrounding…

Noen Nang Phaya is a renowned viewpoint considered the most beautiful in the East. On the Chalerm Burapha Chonlathit road has been selected as Dream destinations from the tourism authority of Thailand. Noen Nang Phaya is located between Kung Wiman Beach and Kung Krabaen Bay. Noen Nang Phaya surrounding attractions filled with sights each point not far. Noen Nang Phaya is located by the sea, which we will be able to view the cliffs, the sea and a beautiful curvy road.


Operating Time: 08.00 am to 06.00 pm
Address: Khamong, Tha Mai, Chanthaburi

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Lam Singha Beach

Lam Sing Beach

Lam Sing Beach is shaded with pine trees lining the entire shore constant gentle breeze from the sea. Food stalls…

Lam Sing Beach is shaded with pine trees lining the entire shore constant gentle breeze from the sea. Food stalls are stretching along the beach. There are boats for rent for visitors to visit two nearby isles which are Ko Chula and Ko Nom Sao. The operators offer 30 minutes and one-hour trip in visitors'…

Lam Sing Beach is shaded with pine trees lining the entire shore constant gentle breeze from the sea. Food stalls are stretching along the beach. There are boats for rent for visitors to visit two nearby isles which are Ko Chula and Ko Nom Sao. The operators offer 30 minutes and one-hour trip in visitors' convenience.

Operating Time: 24 Hour
Address: Amphoe Laem Sing, Chanthaburi

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Kook Kee Kai

Kook Kee Kai

The notorious prison Khuk Khi Kai, just before Laem Sing beach, was built to hold Thais who were against the French…

The notorious prison Khuk Khi Kai, just before Laem Sing beach, was built to hold Thais who were against the French occupation of Chanthaburi in 1893. A 7-meter high, square-shaped prison, it was built in bricks with each side measuring 4.40 meters. The walls were holed for ventilation. The porous roof…

The notorious prison Khuk Khi Kai, just before Laem Sing beach, was built to hold Thais who were against the French occupation of Chanthaburi in 1893. A 7-meter high, square-shaped prison, it was built in bricks with each side measuring 4.40 meters. The walls were holed for ventilation. The porous roof is said to have been used as chicken coop through which the birds dropped their excrements to prisoners as one of the torture method.

Opening hours: 09.00 am – 05.00 pm
Address: Amphoe Laem Sing, Chanthaburi

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Red Building

Red Building

Tuk Daeng or Red Building is located about 30 kilometre from Chanthaburi near Laem Singha beach. The building…

Tuk Daeng or Red Building is located about 30 kilometre from Chanthaburi near Laem Singha beach. The building was created by French army. Tuk Daeng is a single storey building size 7 X 32 m which built in brick, plaster and painted in red, five rooms with connecting doors and a corridor on each side.…

Tuk Daeng or Red Building is located about 30 kilometre from Chanthaburi near Laem Singha beach. The building was created by French army. Tuk Daeng is a single storey building size 7 X 32 m which built in brick, plaster and painted in red, five rooms with connecting doors and a corridor on each side. Bricks came from Pikardsuuk Fortress. It was used as a guard house for French officers. Now became a school library and registered a historic place in 2528 B.E.

Opening hours: 09.00 am – 05.00 pm

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Chantaboon Waterfront Community

Chantaboon Waterfront Community

Hugging the banks of Mae Nam Chanthaburi is this charismatic part of town, filled with restored houses and elderly…

Hugging the banks of Mae Nam Chanthaburi is this charismatic part of town, filled with restored houses and elderly residents sitting around reminiscing about their Chanthaburi tales with each other. The Learning House displays neighbourhood photos, paintings and architectural designs, including upstairs…

Hugging the banks of Mae Nam Chanthaburi is this charismatic part of town, filled with restored houses and elderly residents sitting around reminiscing about their Chanthaburi tales with each other. The Learning House displays neighbourhood photos, paintings and architectural designs, including upstairs drawings of intricate ventilation panels that feature Chinese characters and French fleurs-de-lis. Today, the 1km-long street scene still includes many private homes, but the emerging art galleries, coffee shops and tasty snack stalls entice visiting Thais at weekends.

Opening hours: 09.00 am – 05.00 pm
Address : Sukhaphiban Road | Wat Mai subdistrict, Chanthaburi

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Soi Dao Waterfall

Soi Dao Waterfall

This wonderful waterfall is situated in Khoa Soi Dao Wildlife Reserve. There are 16 levels of waterfalls, with…

This wonderful waterfall is situated in Khoa Soi Dao Wildlife Reserve. There are 16 levels of waterfalls, with the sixth and ninth levels being the most popular. This wildlife reserve is also renowned as the best place to watch butterflies and tropical plants. For climbing to the higher levels, it is…

This wonderful waterfall is situated in Khoa Soi Dao Wildlife Reserve. There are 16 levels of waterfalls, with the sixth and ninth levels being the most popular. This wildlife reserve is also renowned as the best place to watch butterflies and tropical plants. For climbing to the higher levels, it is necessary to contact the wildlife reserve officers.

Opening Hours: 6.00 a.m. – 6.00 p.m.

Address: Tambon Sai Khao, Amphoe Khao Soi Dao, Chanthaburi

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Kitchakood Mountain Chanthaburi

Khao Khitchakut National Park

Khao Khitchakut National Park (อุทยานแห่งชาติเขาคิชฌกูฏ) : Its moist evergreen and deciduous forests abound with…

Khao Khitchakut National Park (อุทยานแห่งชาติเขาคิชฌกูฏ) : Its moist evergreen and deciduous forests abound with various herbs, wild orchids and the rare eaglewood, while the parks mountainous areas provides home for copious amounts of wild animals. Places of interest within the national park include:…

Khao Khitchakut National Park (อุทยานแห่งชาติเขาคิชฌกูฏ) : Its moist evergreen and deciduous forests abound with various herbs, wild orchids and the rare eaglewood, while the parks mountainous areas provides home for copious amounts of wild animals. Places of interest within the national park include:

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Soi Dao Waterfall

Namtok Khao Soi Dao

Namtok Khao Soi Dao (น้ำตกเขาสอยดาว) The waterfall has 16 tiers with large swarms of butterflies making it ideal…

Namtok Khao Soi Dao (น้ำตกเขาสอยดาว) The waterfall has 16 tiers with large swarms of butterflies making it ideal for butterfly watching and plant study.

Namtok Khao Soi Dao (น้ำตกเขาสอยดาว) The waterfall has 16 tiers with large swarms of butterflies making it ideal for butterfly watching and plant study.

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Hat Laem Sing

Hat Laem Sing

Hat Laem Sing The beach itself is shaded with pine trees lining the entire shore and cooled by constant gentle breezes.

Wang Suan Ban Kaeo

Wang Suan Ban Kaeo

Wang Suan Ban Kaeo (วังสวนบ้านแก้ว) The palace used to be a royal residence of Queen Rambhai Barni, the Royal…

Wang Suan Ban Kaeo (วังสวนบ้านแก้ว) The palace used to be a royal residence of Queen Rambhai Barni, the Royal Consort of King Rama VII. It also served as the queen’s office and demonstration centre where plants were grown and animals raised for the local people. ที่อยู่ ภายในมหาวิทยาลัยราภัฏรำไพพรรณี…

Wang Suan Ban Kaeo (วังสวนบ้านแก้ว) The palace used to be a royal residence of Queen Rambhai Barni, the Royal Consort of King Rama VII. It also served as the queen’s office and demonstration centre where plants were grown and animals raised for the local people.

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วันเปิดทำการ: จันทร์ – ศุกร์
เวลาเปิดทำการ: 08:30-16:00 น.
ค่าธรรมเนียมเข้าชม: ไม่เสียค่าเข้าชม

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siam park city

Siam Park City

If you need to escape from the glaring Bangkok heat then a visit to Siam Park City is a must. Located just 20…

If you need to escape from the glaring Bangkok heat then a visit to Siam Park City is a must. Located just 20 minutes from Suvarnabhumi International Airport the park is spread over 100 acres and divided into an amusement and water park, the latter containing a wave pool certified by the Guinness Book…

If you need to escape from the glaring Bangkok heat then a visit to Siam Park City is a must. Located just 20 minutes from Suvarnabhumi International Airport the park is spread over 100 acres and divided into an amusement and water park, the latter containing a wave pool certified by the Guinness Book of Records as the world’s largest. There are a variety of rides and attractions for both thrill-seekers and those who seek something less strenuous, and the park welcomes over 2 million visitors a year.

Opening hours: 10.00 a.m. – 6.00 p.m.

Admission:  Adults THB 900 for water park and unlimited rides, adults THB 420 for water park and limited rides, Kids (100-130 cm) THB 120 for water park and limited rides, and adults THB 330 for water park only.  

Address: 203 Suan Siam Rd., Kannayao, Bangkok

Tel: (0)2 387 0020

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Khao Prathap Chang Wildlife Sanctuary

Khao Prathap Chang Wildlife Sanctuary

Located in rural Ratchaburi Province this scenic wildlife sanctuary is situated at the foot of Khao Prathap Chang…

Located in rural Ratchaburi Province this scenic wildlife sanctuary is situated at the foot of Khao Prathap Chang Peak, and features a cliff top reservoir. The park is the ideal place to find a wide variety of the flora mentioned throughout Thai literature along the 900-meter “Phrueksa Nana Phan” nature…

Located in rural Ratchaburi Province this scenic wildlife sanctuary is situated at the foot of Khao Prathap Chang Peak, and features a cliff top reservoir. The park is the ideal place to find a wide variety of the flora mentioned throughout Thai literature along the 900-meter “Phrueksa Nana Phan” nature trail and visitors can find monkeys, porcupines, mongooses and pangolins among the animals kept at the sanctuary.

Opening hours: 8.30 a.m. – 4.30 p.m.

Admission: Free

Address: Chom Bueng, Chom Bueng, Ratchaburi

Tel: 092 925 7798

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Khao Prathap Chang Wildlife Sanctuary

Khao Prathap Chang Wildlife Sanctuary

Located in rural Ratchaburi Province this scenic wildlife sanctuary is situated at the foot of Khao Prathap Chang…

Located in rural Ratchaburi Province this scenic wildlife sanctuary is situated at the foot of Khao Prathap Chang Peak, and features a cliff top reservoir. The park is the ideal place to find a wide variety of the flora mentioned throughout Thai literature along the 900-meter “Phrueksa Nana Phan” nature…

Located in rural Ratchaburi Province this scenic wildlife sanctuary is situated at the foot of Khao Prathap Chang Peak, and features a cliff top reservoir. The park is the ideal place to find a wide variety of the flora mentioned throughout Thai literature along the 900-meter “Phrueksa Nana Phan” nature trail and visitors can find monkeys, porcupines, mongooses and pangolins among the animals kept at the sanctuary.

Opening hours: 8.30 a.m. – 4.30 p.m.

Admission: Free

Address: Chom Bueng, Chom Bueng, Ratchaburi

Tel: 092 925 7798

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Bang Pa-In Royal Palace

Bang Pa-In Royal Palace

This beautiful palace in Ayutthaya Province was built nearly 400 years ago by King Prasat Thong as the summer…

This beautiful palace in Ayutthaya Province was built nearly 400 years ago by King Prasat Thong as the summer residence of the Thai royals, but fell into disuse and disrepair until King Chulalongkorn, or Rama V, started construction on the present buildings in the 1800’s. Amidst the landscaped gardens…

This beautiful palace in Ayutthaya Province was built nearly 400 years ago by King Prasat Thong as the summer residence of the Thai royals, but fell into disuse and disrepair until King Chulalongkorn, or Rama V, started construction on the present buildings in the 1800’s. Amidst the landscaped gardens visitors can find a Chinese-style royal palace and throne room, a royal residence, a lookout tower and a pavilion in the middle of a pond.

Opening hours: 8.00 a.m. – 5.00 p.m.

Admission:

Thai - Adult THB 50 / Child THB 20

Foreigner - THB 100

Address: Tambon Bang Len, Amphoe Bang Pa-In, Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya

Tel: +66 3526 1548

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National Maritime Museum

National Maritime Museum

National Maritime Museum took place after the Fine Arts Department has set up the archeological operation base…

National Maritime Museum took place after the Fine Arts Department has set up the archeological operation base and the conserve center for underwater antiques at Tha Chalaep. Considering that there are more than ten thousand archeological ruins sunk under the sea, the Fine Arts Department had the National…

National Maritime Museum took place after the Fine Arts Department has set up the archeological operation base and the conserve center for underwater antiques at Tha Chalaep. Considering that there are more than ten thousand archeological ruins sunk under the sea, the Fine Arts Department had the National maritime Museum built in 1994 near Khai Noen Wong, Bang Kaja subdistrict. The museum is a twin buildings displaying an exhibition about Thailand’s naval commerce and a collection of historical records on underwater archeological studies.

Operating Time: Wednesday – Sunday from 09.00 am – 04.00 pm (except public holidays)
Address: 80 Moo 8, Khai Noen Wong | Bang Kacha Subdistrict, Chanthaburi

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Bang Pa-In Royal Palace

Bang Pa-In Royal Palace

This beautiful palace in Ayutthaya Province was built nearly 400 years ago by King Prasat Thong as the summer…

This beautiful palace in Ayutthaya Province was built nearly 400 years ago by King Prasat Thong as the summer residence of the Thai royals, but fell into disuse and disrepair until King Chulalongkorn, or Rama V, started construction on the present buildings in the 1800’s. Amidst the landscaped gardens…

This beautiful palace in Ayutthaya Province was built nearly 400 years ago by King Prasat Thong as the summer residence of the Thai royals, but fell into disuse and disrepair until King Chulalongkorn, or Rama V, started construction on the present buildings in the 1800’s. Amidst the landscaped gardens visitors can find a Chinese-style royal palace and throne room, a royal residence, a lookout tower and a pavilion in the middle of a pond.

Opening hours: 8.00 a.m. – 5.00 p.m.

Admission:

Thai - Adult THB 50 / Child THB 20

Foreigner - THB 100

Address: Tambon Bang Len, Amphoe Bang Pa-In, Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya

Tel: +66 3526 1548

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Khao Prathap Chang Wildlife Sanctuary

Khao Prathap Chang Wildlife Sanctuary

Located in rural Ratchaburi Province this scenic wildlife sanctuary is situated at the foot of Khao Prathap Chang…

Located in rural Ratchaburi Province this scenic wildlife sanctuary is situated at the foot of Khao Prathap Chang Peak, and features a cliff top reservoir. The park is the ideal place to find a wide variety of the flora mentioned throughout Thai literature along the 900-meter “Phrueksa Nana Phan” nature…

Located in rural Ratchaburi Province this scenic wildlife sanctuary is situated at the foot of Khao Prathap Chang Peak, and features a cliff top reservoir. The park is the ideal place to find a wide variety of the flora mentioned throughout Thai literature along the 900-meter “Phrueksa Nana Phan” nature trail and visitors can find monkeys, porcupines, mongooses and pangolins among the animals kept at the sanctuary.

Opening hours: 8.30 a.m. – 4.30 p.m.

Admission: Free

Address: Chom Bueng, Chom Bueng, Ratchaburi

Tel: 092 925 7798

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Khao Prathap Chang Wildlife Sanctuary

Khao Prathap Chang Wildlife Sanctuary

Located in rural Ratchaburi Province this scenic wildlife sanctuary is situated at the foot of Khao Prathap Chang…

Located in rural Ratchaburi Province this scenic wildlife sanctuary is situated at the foot of Khao Prathap Chang Peak, and features a cliff top reservoir. The park is the ideal place to find a wide variety of the flora mentioned throughout Thai literature along the 900-meter “Phrueksa Nana Phan” nature…

Located in rural Ratchaburi Province this scenic wildlife sanctuary is situated at the foot of Khao Prathap Chang Peak, and features a cliff top reservoir. The park is the ideal place to find a wide variety of the flora mentioned throughout Thai literature along the 900-meter “Phrueksa Nana Phan” nature trail and visitors can find monkeys, porcupines, mongooses and pangolins among the animals kept at the sanctuary.

Opening hours: 8.30 a.m. – 4.30 p.m.

Admission: Free

Address: Chom Bueng, Chom Bueng, Ratchaburi

Tel: 092 925 7798

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Wat Bang Kung

Wat Bang Kung

Originally an Ayutthaya-era temple ordination hall Wat Bang Kung later doubled as a naval fort and was the site…

Originally an Ayutthaya-era temple ordination hall Wat Bang Kung later doubled as a naval fort and was the site of a pitched battle over 200 years ago between what was then the Kingdom of Siam and marauding Burmese invaders. What makes the temple truly unique is the masses of banyan trees which have…

Originally an Ayutthaya-era temple ordination hall Wat Bang Kung later doubled as a naval fort and was the site of a pitched battle over 200 years ago between what was then the Kingdom of Siam and marauding Burmese invaders. What makes the temple truly unique is the masses of banyan trees which have sprung up around the temple, their thick roots and branches making the ordination hall appear as if made from a mixture of brick and plant life.

Opening hours: 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Admission: Free

Address: Bang Kung Sub-district, Bang Khontee District, Samut Songkhram

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King Taksin Shrine

King Thaksin Shrine, Chanthaburi

Built in a helmet shape, King Taksin Shrine is outstanding and attractive. It is located on Tha Luang Road, in…

Built in a helmet shape, King Taksin Shrine is outstanding and attractive. It is located on Tha Luang Road, in front of the Taksin Military Fort. There is the King Taksin Statue which is respected by a lot of Thai people inside.  An annual celebration is held every December 28 to memorialize his kindness…

Built in a helmet shape, King Taksin Shrine is outstanding and attractive. It is located on Tha Luang Road, in front of the Taksin Military Fort. There is the King Taksin Statue which is respected by a lot of Thai people inside.  An annual celebration is held every December 28 to memorialize his kindness as the great king who established the country.

Open 24 hours
Address: Mueang Chanthaburi District, Chanthaburi

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Wat Phai Lom

Wat Phai Lom

Its large golden reclining Buddha is the most important attraction of this temple from the Ayutthaya period. Lying…

Its large golden reclining Buddha is the most important attraction of this temple from the Ayutthaya period. Lying in the main building which has a quite sober facade it is him that attracts visitors. For the rest, opposite the main Wihaan with the Buddha there is a small pond with a round building.…

Its large golden reclining Buddha is the most important attraction of this temple from the Ayutthaya period. Lying in the main building which has a quite sober facade it is him that attracts visitors. For the rest, opposite the main Wihaan with the Buddha there is a small pond with a round building.

Opening Hours: 08.00 am - 03.00 pm
Address: Moo 6, Tambon Thung Khanan, Amphoe Soi Dao, Chanthaburi

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Catholic Church

The Catholic Church Chanthaburi

Built in 1909, the Catholic Church on Chanthanimit Road on the river bank is the largest Catholic edifice in Thailand…

Built in 1909, the Catholic Church on Chanthanimit Road on the river bank is the largest Catholic edifice in Thailand with Gothic architectural style. The original tall roof was taken down during World War II to make it less obvious as a possible target. The statue is special as it is a gift to the…

Built in 1909, the Catholic Church on Chanthanimit Road on the river bank is the largest Catholic edifice in Thailand with Gothic architectural style. The original tall roof was taken down during World War II to make it less obvious as a possible target.

The statue is special as it is a gift to the church from the Chanthaburi Christian gem dealers and goldsmiths community. It is one of the older communities in Chanthaburi composed mostly of people of Vietnamese origin.

Opening Hours: 08.30 am - 04.30 pm
Address: Chanthanimit, Mueang Chanthaburi, Chanthaburi

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Wat Mangkon Buppharam

Wat Mangkon Buppharam

Wat Mangkon Buppharam, or Leng Hua Yi, is a temple in Chinese architectural style. It’s the brother of famous…

Wat Mangkon Buppharam, or Leng Hua Yi, is a temple in Chinese architectural style. It’s the brother of famous Wat Mongkon Kammalawat in Bangkok which is highly respected by Thai-Chinese people. It displays a lot of giant Chinese god inside where people always pay a visit here for good prosperities in…

Wat Mangkon Buppharam, or Leng Hua Yi, is a temple in Chinese architectural style. It’s the brother of famous Wat Mongkon Kammalawat in Bangkok which is highly respected by Thai-Chinese people. It displays a lot of giant Chinese god inside where people always pay a visit here for good prosperities in their life .

Operating Time: 08.00 am – 05.00 pm
Address:  Laem Sing District, Chanthaburi

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Wat Khao Chawang

Wat Khao Cha Wang

Wat Khao Chawang is an architectural wood carvings with amazing sights. It allows students and tourists to visit…

Wat Khao Chawang is an architectural wood carvings with amazing sights. It allows students and tourists to visit and learn its beauty every day. Wat Khao Chawang is the only temple in the province using wood as the pure material of the temple. Due to its extremely unique and attraction, Wat khao Chawang…

Wat Khao Chawang is an architectural wood carvings with amazing sights. It allows students and tourists to visit and learn its beauty every day. Wat Khao Chawang is the only temple in the province using wood as the pure material of the temple. Due to its extremely unique and attraction, Wat khao Chawang is a popular and well-known  among the local people and people in other provinces in Thailand.

Operating Time: 08.00 am – 05.00 pm
Address:  Moo 6 Khao Chawang, Tambon Pong Nam Ron, Amphoe Pong Nam Ron, Chanthaburi

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Wat Thong Thua

Wat Thong Thua

Wat Thong Thua is the site of an antique temple which was built in Khmer-style. It also has a numerous collection…

Wat Thong Thua is the site of an antique temple which was built in Khmer-style. It also has a numerous collection of ancient Khmer sculptures such as lintels, sandstone door columns carve in various designs and inscription stone. Nearby is the Mueang Phaniat archaeological site with its remains of a…

Wat Thong Thua is the site of an antique temple which was built in Khmer-style. It also has a numerous collection of ancient Khmer sculptures such as lintels, sandstone door columns carve in various designs and inscription stone. Nearby is the Mueang Phaniat archaeological site with its remains of a large Khmer religious sanctuary and moats marking the town limit the south.

Operating Time: 08.30 am - 04.30 pm
Address: Mueang Chanthaburi District, Chanthaburi

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City Pillar Shrine

City Pillar Shrine

Chanthaburi City Pillar Shrine is located in front of Taksin Camp, on Tha Luang Road, in Mueang District, Chanthaburi…

Chanthaburi City Pillar Shrine is located in front of Taksin Camp, on Tha Luang Road, in Mueang District, Chanthaburi Province. The city pillar shrine at present is not the same shrine with the one that King Taksin had built about 250 years ago. The old one was probably made of laterite, which still…

Chanthaburi City Pillar Shrine is located in front of Taksin Camp, on Tha Luang Road, in Mueang District, Chanthaburi Province. The city pillar shrine at present is not the same shrine with the one that King Taksin had built about 250 years ago. The old one was probably made of laterite, which still has traces in a dilapidated condition. Bodhi trees and Siamese rough bushes have grown and covered the shrine. Therefore, it looks different from the past.


Opening Time:  05.30 am to 08.00 pm
Address: Mueang Chanthaburi District, Chanthaburi

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City Pillar Shrine

City Pillar Shrine

Chanthaburi City Pillar Shrine is located in front of Taksin Camp on Tha Luang Road in Mueang District, Chanthaburi…

Chanthaburi City Pillar Shrine is located in front of Taksin Camp on Tha Luang Road in Mueang District, Chanthaburi Province. The city pillar shrine at present is not the same shrine as the one that King Taksin had built about 250 years ago. The old one was probably made of laterite, a reddish clay…

Chanthaburi City Pillar Shrine is located in front of Taksin Camp on Tha Luang Road in Mueang District, Chanthaburi Province. The city pillar shrine at present is not the same shrine as the one that King Taksin had built about 250 years ago. The old one was probably made of laterite, a reddish clay material, which is hard when dry. Bodhi trees and Siamese rough bushes have grown and covered the shrine, therefore it looks different from the past.

Opening Hours: 5.30 a.m. - 8.00 p.m.

Address: Mueang Chanthaburi District, Chanthaburi

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King Taksin Monumment

King Taksin Monument

King Taksin the Great Monument (พระบรมราชานุสาวรีย์สมเด็จพระเจ้าตากสินมหาราช): Built in a helmet shape, the King…

King Taksin the Great Monument (พระบรมราชานุสาวรีย์สมเด็จพระเจ้าตากสินมหาราช): Built in a helmet shape, the King Taksin Shrine is outstanding and imposing. It is located on Tha Luang Road, in front of the Taksin Military Fort. There is a King Taksin Statue inside and an annual celebration is held every…

King Taksin the Great Monument (พระบรมราชานุสาวรีย์สมเด็จพระเจ้าตากสินมหาราช): Built in a helmet shape, the King Taksin Shrine is outstanding and imposing. It is located on Tha Luang Road, in front of the Taksin Military Fort. There is a King Taksin Statue inside and an annual celebration is held every December 28 to memorialize his kindness as the great king who established the country.

Open 24 hours.

Address: Mueang Chanthaburi District, Chanthaburi

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Wat Phlab

Wat Phlab

Wat Phlab (also Wat Phlap วัดพลับ ) Easy to get to from Chanthaburi city, follow the Tha Chalaep Road (Highway…

Wat Phlab (also Wat Phlap วัดพลับ ) Easy to get to from Chanthaburi city, follow the Tha Chalaep Road (Highway 3146) from near the lake past the Eastern Hotel, through the Bang Kacha intersection, and take a right turn 1200 metres to the well-signposted temple grounds. The hall was also used as the…

Wat Phlab (also Wat Phlap วัดพลับ ) Easy to get to from Chanthaburi city, follow the Tha Chalaep Road (Highway 3146) from near the lake past the Eastern Hotel, through the Bang Kacha intersection, and take a right turn 1200 metres to the well-signposted temple grounds.

The hall was also used as the place to hold the Ceremony of Murathaphisek or "making sacred water" for pouring over the king’s head in the coronation ceremony or other royal rituals at the beginning of the Chakri Dynasty.

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Maeklong Train Market

Maeklong Train Market

The rather unassuming train route between Bangkok and Samut Songkhram Province has gained international notoriety…

The rather unassuming train route between Bangkok and Samut Songkhram Province has gained international notoriety due to the many videos posted online showing the Talat Rom Hup, or “Umbrella Pulldown Market”. The market is truly unique in that the stalls actually touch or spill over onto the railway…

The rather unassuming train route between Bangkok and Samut Songkhram Province has gained international notoriety due to the many videos posted online showing the Talat Rom Hup, or “Umbrella Pulldown Market”. The market is truly unique in that the stalls actually touch or spill over onto the railway track, and when a train passes the stallholders have to move their shop fronts and awnings back from the track until the train has passed.    

Opening hours: 4 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Admission: Free

Address: Banremu Road, Ban Phrok, Muang, Samut Songkhram

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Mahachai Market

Mahachai Market

Located in neighboring Samut Sakhon Province approximately 40 kilometers south of Bangkok Mahachai Market is renowned…

Located in neighboring Samut Sakhon Province approximately 40 kilometers south of Bangkok Mahachai Market is renowned as one of the largest fresh seafood markets in Thailand. You’ll find local fish of all kinds in abundance as well as crabs, prawns, eels, squid and shellfish which you can try for yourself…

Located in neighboring Samut Sakhon Province approximately 40 kilometers south of Bangkok Mahachai Market is renowned as one of the largest fresh seafood markets in Thailand. You’ll find local fish of all kinds in abundance as well as crabs, prawns, eels, squid and shellfish which you can try for yourself à la minute at one of the many local restaurants, serving what is supposedly the best seafood in the land. 

Opening hours: 5 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Admission: Free

Address: Tambon Mahachai, Amphur Mueang, Samut Sakhon

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Pak Khlong Talat (The Flower Market)

Pak Khlong Talat (The Flower Market)

Pak Khlong Talat is Bangkok’s premier market for fresh flowers, fruit and vegetables and although being open 24…

Pak Khlong Talat is Bangkok’s premier market for fresh flowers, fruit and vegetables and although being open 24 hours a day is at its busiest before dawn, when boats and lorries arrive from the capital’s neighboring provinces and as far afield as Chiang Mai and Chiang Rai to deliver their wares. The…

Pak Khlong Talat is Bangkok’s premier market for fresh flowers, fruit and vegetables and although being open 24 hours a day is at its busiest before dawn, when boats and lorries arrive from the capital’s neighboring provinces and as far afield as Chiang Mai and Chiang Rai to deliver their wares. The market is the world’s third largest for stunning orchids, and every possible variety of flowers is available at bargain wholesale prices.

Opening hours: 24 hours a day

Admission: Free

Address: 116 Chakphet Rd, Khwaeng Wang Burapha Phirom, Khet Phra Nakhon, Bangkok

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Jewelry Market

Jewelry Market

The Thai eastern province of Chanthaburi is to capitalise on its well-known domestic popularity as the “Kingdom…

The Thai eastern province of Chanthaburi is to capitalise on its well-known domestic popularity as the “Kingdom of Gems” to hold a World Gems Show from 6 to 15 December, 2013, at the Chanthaburi Gems and Jewellery Centre. The show is intended to promote and encourage local gems and jewellery dealers…

The Thai eastern province of Chanthaburi is to capitalise on its well-known domestic popularity as the “Kingdom of Gems” to hold a World Gems Show from 6 to 15 December, 2013, at the Chanthaburi Gems and Jewellery Centre.
The show is intended to promote and encourage local gems and jewellery dealers and entrepreneurs to expand into global markets, as well as to boost the local economy by positioning the new Chanthaburi Gems and Jewellery Centre as one of the province’s top tourist attractions.

Opening hours: 09.00 am – 05.00 pm
Address : Mueang Chanthaburi District, Chanthaburi

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Chanthaburi Gem Jewelry

Gem and Jewelry Centre

Thailand's reputation as a center of civilization in the Orient has been reflected by the rich forms of art that…

Thailand's reputation as a center of civilization in the Orient has been reflected by the rich forms of art that has formed an integral part of most Thais. The artistry of Thai artisans have intrigued men and women around the world for its exquisite, delicate splendor and beauty. The long tradition…

Thailand's reputation as a center of civilization in the Orient has been reflected by the rich forms of art that has formed an integral part of most Thais. The artistry of Thai artisans have intrigued men and women around the world for its exquisite, delicate splendor and beauty. The long tradition of fine craftsmanship has passed through several generations and is still very much intact today.
Gems and jewelry is one of the key industries which has flourished ever since ancient times.

Opening hours: 09.00 am – 05.00 pm
Address: Mueang Chanthaburi District, Chanthaburi

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Ban Laem Thai-Cambodian Border Market

Ban Laem Thai-Cambodian Border Market

Ban Laem Thai-Cambodian Border Market (ตลาดชายแดนไทย-กัมพูชา บ้านแหลม) is located at Ban Laem, Mu 4 Tambon Thep…

Ban Laem Thai-Cambodian Border Market (ตลาดชายแดนไทย-กัมพูชา บ้านแหลม) is located at Ban Laem, Mu 4 Tambon Thep Nimit, 46 kilometres from Pong Nam Ron District Office.

Ban Laem Thai-Cambodian Border Market (ตลาดชายแดนไทย-กัมพูชา บ้านแหลม) is located at Ban Laem, Mu 4 Tambon Thep Nimit, 46 kilometres from Pong Nam Ron District Office.

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The Border of Thailand

The Border of Thailand

Most foreigners use the Aranyaprathet–Poipet crossing to get into Cambodia, with access possible by bus via Chanthaburi.…

Most foreigners use the Aranyaprathet–Poipet crossing to get into Cambodia, with access possible by bus via Chanthaburi. There are also two less used crossings in Chanthaburi province, giving access to the Cambodian town of Pailin, just east of the border. Daung Lem Border Crossing at Ban Laem is 88km…

Most foreigners use the Aranyaprathet–Poipet crossing to get into Cambodia, with access possible by bus via Chanthaburi. There are also two less used crossings in Chanthaburi province, giving access to the Cambodian town of Pailin, just east of the border. Daung Lem Border Crossing at Ban Laem is 88km northeast of Chanthaburi and the Phsa Prom border crossing is at Ban Pakkard, 72km northeast of Chanthaburi. There’s a minibus service in the morning from Chanthaburi to Ban Pakkard.

Address: Thep Nimit, Pong Nam Ron, Chanthaburi

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Suvarnabhumi Airport

Suvarnabhumi Airport

Located 30 km to the east of Bangkok in Samut Prakan Province, space-age Suvarnabhumi Airport started operations…

Located 30 km to the east of Bangkok in Samut Prakan Province, space-age Suvarnabhumi Airport started operations in September, 2006 and is now Bangkok's main airport and the busiest airport in Southeast Asia. It is used for almost all international and domestic flights to Bangkok. There is only one…

Located 30 km to the east of Bangkok in Samut Prakan Province, space-age Suvarnabhumi Airport started operations in September, 2006 and is now Bangkok's main airport and the busiest airport in Southeast Asia. It is used for almost all international and domestic flights to Bangkok. There is only one terminal building, which covers both domestic and international flights, but it is huge, so allow time for getting around. There are two immigration sections, but processing time can be lengthy — 30 minutes or more.

Operating Hours: 24 hrs.

Address: 999 Moo 1 Nong Prue, Bang Phli District, Samut Prakan

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