Must see attractions in Chanthaburi

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    Chanthaboon Waterfront Community

    Hugging the banks of Mae Nam Chanthaburi, this charismatic area is filled with restored houses and elderly residents who sit around reminiscing about old…

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    Gem Market

    Every weekend, the normally quiet streets near Th Si Chan (or 'Gem Road') burst into life as gem traders arrive to bustle and bargain. It's incongruously…

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    Khao Khitchakut National Park

    Lying 28km northeast of Chanthaburi, off Rte 3249, Khao Khitchakut National Park is one of Thailand’s smallest national parks (59 sq km). It’s bordered by…

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    Namtok Phlio National Park

    The popularity of this national park is evidenced by the food stalls lining the road to the entrance. A pleasant short nature trail loops around…

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    Wat Phai Lom

    Begun in the early 18th century, this sizeable complex features a high, ornate ordination hall with fresco decoration and another building with an…

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    Chanthaboon Learning House

    This traditional house in the heart of the waterside district has some interesting old and new photographs of the area, as well as a small garden and shop…

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    Chanthaburi Lak Meuang Shrine

    This popular shrine holds the lak meuang (pillar of the city), which people adorn with gold leaf. The pillar has both symbolic and spiritual significance…

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    King Taksin Park

    The town’s main oasis fills with joggers and picnicking families. It’s a pleasant spot for an evening stroll; there's a lake, an island centred on a…

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    Clock Tower

    This simple clock tower is near King Taksin Park.