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Blue Temple : Wat Pak Nam Khaem Nu

Wat Pak Nam Khaem Nu is also known as the Blue Temple because of its spectacular blue ceramic tiles decoration. The temple is completely covered in blue and white ceramic tiles, from the walls to the roof. Wat Pak Nam Khaem Nu was originally built in 1946. Later on, the temple had been deteriorated because… Continue reading Blue Temple : Wat Pak Nam Khaem Nu

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Noen Nang Phaya View Point

Noen Nang Phaya View Point is one of the most popular places in Chanthaburi. Driving along Chaloem Burapha Chonlatit, the most beautiful street of the east, you can enjoy the scenic view of Khung Wiman Beach on one side and the mountain view on the other side. Khung Wiman beach is calm and quiet. There're… Continue reading Noen Nang Phaya View Point

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Useful Information About Chao Lao Beach

Chao Lao beach is a quiet and peaceful beach. Most of the tourists here are Thai. Though the locals are kind and willing to help, not many of them can speak English. I've found some tourists walk along the road to find people who can speak English and help solving there problems. Here are some… Continue reading Useful Information About Chao Lao Beach

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Oasis Sea World

At Oasis Sea World you can enjoy seeing dolphin shows and swimming with the dophins. There're 2 Thai dolphin species here: Pink or bottle-nose dolphin and Ira-wadee or big head dolphin. Other activities are feeding giant groupers, feeding deers and relaxing with fish spa. The dolphin show schedule: 9.00 - 10.00, 11.00 - 12.0013.00 - 14.0015.00 -… Continue reading Oasis Sea World

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Bo Ploy Lek Petch Community Learning Center

Located in Amphoe Tha Mai, Bo Ploy Lek Petch Community Learning Center is a place where you can learn about gemstone mining in a traditional way.  Instead of using machines and backhoes which could destroy the area  , the owner of this mine choose to use a traditional way of mining to keep this mine… Continue reading Bo Ploy Lek Petch Community Learning Center

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Chanthaboon Waterfront Community

Chanthaboon Waterfront Community is a historic town located by the banks of Chanthaburi River. In the old days, it was a place where farmers and merchants traded alongside the river. You can take a half-day trip to see the traditional snack shops, traditional drug store, Community Learning house, souvenir shop, coffee shops, bakery shops, and… Continue reading Chanthaboon Waterfront Community

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Viva Foresta Farm

Viva Foresta Farm is the only zoo in Chanthaburi. Most of the animals in this zoo are small and friendly animals, for example, sheep, donkeys, ponies, lamas, tortoises, rabbits, pigs and deers. There is a restaurant and a coffee shop inside the farm. Open: Daily from 9.00 - 18.00 Location: Amphoe Na Yai Am Google… Continue reading Viva Foresta Farm


Candle Lighting Ceremony

Once a year, on the first Friday evening of November, Christians in Chanthaburi who have their ancestors buried in the cemetery of the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception gather to light the candle for their ancestors. This ceremony is to commemorate the passed away relatives. The ceremony starts from about 6 pm. when the choirs… Continue reading Candle Lighting Ceremony

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Phlio Waterfall

Phlio Waterfall is a famous tourist attractions in Chanthaburi. It's in the area of Namtok Phlio National Park and it's only 14 km. from Chanthaburi city. Phlio waterfall is a big and beautiful waterfall with water flowing all year round. It consists of two streams that join together, flow through rocks and high cliffs and turn… Continue reading Phlio Waterfall

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Vegetarian Festival – Wat Khet Na Bunyaram

The vegetarian festival this year is between 8 and 17 October. If you want to see this festival in Chanthaburi, Wat Khet Na Bunyaram is a place that can't be missed. Wat Khet Na Bunyaram (Peuk Dian Tue) is a Vietnamese temple, located in downtown Chanthaburi. This temple was founded by Vietnamese people who moved… Continue reading Vegetarian Festival – Wat Khet Na Bunyaram