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Things To Do In Chanthaburi, Thailand - For the time of your life!

Chantaburi is located in East Thailand and is a cultural centre point of the country. There are many diverse cultures which have influenced the local culture here. Thus, you are guaranteed a unique experience. Here are some things you must do!


The Chantaboon area

This area is actually situated in a waterfront area and is an ancient town in this province. The town has so much rich history and a deep influence from the Chinese communities. You can see this in the different kinds of Chinese architecture displayed in this town. Today, this area has become a hub for tourists where they can check out Catholic churches and many other buildings. Besides, when booking accommodation look for a hotel in Chanthaburi that is located close to many tourist attractions. You can look into properties like Chatrium Golf Resort Soidao, for instance.


Visiting the gem markets

This place is a commercial side of Chantaburi, therefore, you can expect all kinds of activities here in the area. The stalls and shops are all clustered together and the gem markets open from Fridays to Sunday from 10 AM- 3 PM. You can buy some of the most precious stones for a great price in these areas. If you're planning to surprise your significant other, well then, this would be a good place to start to find that jewellery that will speak volumes of your love!


Visiting the largest cathedral

Like aforementioned, there are many places here that boast of incredible architectural feats. And the largest cathedral in the area, sound like a place to visit, doesn't it? The Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception is known to be one of the most gorgeous cathedrals in the entire country! The gothic-styled building is a marvellous architectural feat that was undertaken back in the year 1906.


The Namtok Phlio National Park

This park gets its very unique name from the well-known waterfall of this country. This park comprises of an epic mountain range where the tallest is at a height of 924 metres. For nature lovers, this truly is a treat! You cannot miss out on this one and you are bound to fall in love with these scenic views!


The Wat Khao Sukim

This is a religious site of the Buddhists which was established on a hilltop. The devout worshippers founded this temple back in the year 1966. The temple is a great place to meditate as the expansive stretch of area that surrounds it provides all the space and tranquillity you need!


Enjoying the sun, sea and sand

You may not head here for the beaches. But there's no reason why you cannot enjoy the sunshine and the cool waters here. If you want a break from the cityscape, well the beaches here are the best!


The Chanthorn Phochana

Different sides to the Tahi cuisine are showcased in different parts of the country. The restaurants here are a must to try the delectable flavours. The Chanthorn Phochana is a popular restaurant in these parts.

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