Top Choice Historic Site in Chanthaburi

Chantaboon Waterfront Community

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 Hou…
Market in Chanthaburi

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. Incongruously humble considering the value of commodities on offer, people clust…
Church in Chanthaburi


Thailand’s largest cathedral, on the east bank of Mae Nam Chanthaburi, started life as a modest chapel in 1711. Since then there have been four reconstructions and the current Gothic-style structure includes some im…
National Park in Chanthaburi

Nam Tok Phlio National Park

Nam Tok Phlio National Park, off Hwy 3, is 14km to the southeast of Chanthaburi and is popular, as evidenced by the food stalls lining the road to the entrance. A pleasant 1km nature trail loops around the waterfall…
National Park in Chanthaburi

Khao Khitchakut National Park

Khao Khitchakut National Park is 28km northeast of town off Rte 3249. Though it’s one of Thailand’s smallest national parks (59 sq km), it’s bordered by the Khao Soi Dao Wildlife Sanctuary (itself bordered by anothe…
Park in Chanthaburi

King Taksin Park

The town’s main oasis is filled with joggers and picnicking families. It’s a pleasant spot for an evening stroll.
Museum in Chanthaburi

Learning House

Landmark in Chanthaburi

Clock Tower

This simple clock tower is near King Taksin Park.
Buddhist Temple in Chanthaburi

Wat Mai Muang Chan

An unremarkable, centrally located temple.
Buddhist Temple in Chanthaburi

Lak Meuang Shrine

This shrine is popular with locals.