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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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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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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

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Vegetarian Festival – Sri Chan Road

One of the most popular places in Amphoe Muang, Chanthaburi where you can find "Jay" food is on Sri Chan Road. You can find many food stalls selling various kinds of "Jay" food drinks and desserts along the road, starting from "Tang Eng" junction.  Some dishes, you can't imagine that they're "Jay". There're rice, curry,… Continue reading Vegetarian Festival – Sri Chan Road

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Vegetarian Festival

Vegetarian Festival or "Jay" festival is a colorful event held during the ninth lunar month of  the Chinese calendar. This year, the Vegetarian Festival, or the Nine Emperor Gods Festival, will be held from 8 to 17, October. Eating "Jay" during this festival is stricter than a vegan diet. Meat, eggs, dairy products and sharp-tasting… Continue reading Vegetarian Festival

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Ban Namprik Kaosauy

Namprik or chili dip is one of the common traditional Thai dish. Ingredients can be varied from place to place. We usually eat Namprik with Kaosauy or cooked rice and fresh vegetables. Ban Namprik Kaosauy is a local restaurant that serves variety of Namprik recipes. All dishes are served on banana leaf plates and decorated… Continue reading Ban Namprik Kaosauy

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Chaloem Prakiet H.M. the King’s 72th Anniversary Aquarium

Chaloem Prakiet H.M. the King's 72th Anniversary Aquarium is situated in the Development Study Center, Khung Kraben bay, Laem Sadet Beach, Amphoe Tha Mai. The Development Study Center is initiated by King Rama IX to showcase of various marine animal species collected by Fishery Department. This small-scale aquarium has 36 fish tanks and a tunnel… Continue reading Chaloem Prakiet H.M. the King’s 72th Anniversary Aquarium


Celebrating Christmas at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception

Chanthaburi is home to a large Christian community as their ancestors were coming from Vietnam in several waves: The first one was about 200 years ago when Vietnamese Catholics were trying to escape the religious persecutions of the Vietnamese emperors. The second was during the French colonial times when Vietnamese people came to settle in… Continue reading Celebrating Christmas at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception