Chanthaburi Must Visit Attractions

by Eng

Chanthaburi is full of cool places and activities for you do, today we’re gonna show you the most popular and must visit place that you cannot miss! So if you’re ready let’s get started

Chanthaboon old town along the river

Bursting with history and a distinct mix of local cultures, the small eastern Thai city of Chanthaburi is among the country’s most precious less visited. If you like to discover Thainess, this is one of the place that visitor could enjoy.

Chanthaboon old town along the river

Temples, churches and shrines of Chanthaburi

Mixed Culturally eclectic Chanthaburi in eastern Thailand has long been home to a large group of Chinese, Khmer and Vietnamese communities and was also influenced by the Shan of Burma as well as the French, who ruled the area from 1893 to 1905. This diversity of heritage is shown in the food and architecture that one can observe once strolling to exporting on small start and sees it from of its temples, churches and shrines

The Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, in Chanthaburi

This gothic-style cathedral (the Roman Catholic Diocese of Chantaburi ) is the largest church in Thailand and the city’s most noticeable landmark. The cathedral looms over the river from the eastern bank just across from Chantaboon, the old town. The first chapel was built at the same site in 1711. Later on, it was renovated from time to time.

The Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Chanthaburi

Gem Market

This town is well known as a trading center of gem trade. Sri Chan Road is its center. The gem shops here are busiest on Friday, Saturday and Sunday mornings, but jewelers from around the globe can be found sifting through the stones at any time. Observe the way, buyers, broker, runner and seller work around the trading table is interesting things.

Gem Market

Khun Krabaen Mangrove Trail

At the most western end of Chao Lao beach, the nature trail winds through thick mangrove forest. Bird watching and see many kinds of flora in the mangrove swamps sound ordinary, but this is a truly peaceful for a nature lover. Walking into a wooden trail leading you to the mangrove forest is an enjoyable thing to do in Chanthaburi.

Khun Krabaen Mangrove Trail

Namtok Phlio National Park (Phlio Waterfall)

Cool waterfall inside Khao Sabap Mountain. Inside a pool, you can enjoy swimming around with cool fishes or find a quiet spot to sit and chill with the nature.Namtok Phlio National Park Phlio Waterfall

Sea World Oasis

Oasis Sea World has been intrigued and entertained by the Dolphin shows and other aquatic attractions. The place isn’t newly made, but reasonable condition. The dolphins appeared well cared for and the small kids loved it.

Sea World Oasis

Wat Mong Gorn Phupharam

A Chinese temple with over 30 shrine rooms was built 40 years ago. The temple is well designed with color and feature gorgeous statues of Amithaba and Gods and Goddesses in Chinese believe.

Wat Mong Gorn Phupharam

Khao Kitchakut National Park and Warship the Buddha’s footprint on the mountain top

Thais believe of once in a lifetime should make a pilgrimage to pay respect to Buddha’s footprint is a great merit making. Here is a famous place that people go. They open only one time a year during late January till March. Most people visit during the evening time. It’s quite a challenge to getting there. From the starting point, taking the four-wheel pickup truck, After that walking for 8 kgs on steep route and continue walk for 1.2 kgs.

Khao Kitchakut National Park

Taa Luang

A business district where you can enjoy colonial style building, a combination of western and Chinese influence. It was once a major settle of Vietnamese and Chinese immigrant.

Taa Luang

Farm Buu Nim

Farm Buu Nim was an enormous domesticated boar quietly tied to a post near the restaurant’s bamboo floored.

Farm Buu Nim

Khai Nern Wong

The only remaining evidence of the strategic military base that Chanthaburi, some say here was General Taksin made camp here while re-assembling his army before retaking Ayutthaya.

Khai Nern Wong

Wat Khao Sukim

This temple is a resident of Ajahn Somchai, the revered forest meditation monk . This mountaintop temple is a quiet temple which is a good place for learn and meditation practice.

Wat Khao Sukim

Stay at Fisherman Village in Klung District

There are fisherman villages at Klong Baanchanyai. They sell farm stay packages that you could enjoy fisherman life style . A trip to see red Hawk, and visit mangrove and enjoy unlimited seafood. One day trip for fisherman village One day trip for fisherman village .

Fisherman Village

One day is not enough to discover around Chanthaburi cause they are so many cool places that I suggest you to visit! Though im pretty sure that they are a lot more to look around but these are only the main sightseeing.

Anyway what are you waiting for? Let’s make a new journey together !

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