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     Thailand is a country located in Asia. Is a popular destination among tourists, travelers, foodies, shoppers, as well as many national investors.

     Which consists of many tourist attractions There are both natural attractions. World's most beautiful cultural attractions And the main highlight of Thailand is A city of smiles People are friendly, warm and unique, unique culture that is fascinating. Therefore not surprising that Thailand is ranked as one of the most exotic and interesting destinations in Asia.
Wat Arun - Temple of the Dawn
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Location : The Chao Phraya Riverside
     Wat Arun known as the temple of dawn located on the Chao Phraya riverside which the temple was built during the Ayutthaya period and was originally called Wat Makok after the name of the local village Tambol Bangmakok. It means "Village of Olives". Wat Arun gets its name from Aruna, the Indian god of the dawn, hence its common name The Temple of Dawn. The location of the temple is in the area that used to be occupied by the palace of King Taksin who re-established the Siamese Kingdom after the fall of Ayuttaya more than two hundred years ago. The main Buddha image is believed to have been designed by King Rama II. Wat Arun, often called The Temple of Dawn, is one of the most remarkable visual identities of Bangkok. The imposing Khmer-style prang or tower is 67 metres tall and decorated with bits of porcelain that was used as ballast by boats coming from China. It is surrounded by four smaller prangs.
Contact : Tel. 0 2891 1149
Wat Khun Inthapramun
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Location :Pho Thong District
     Wat Khun Inthapramun is located in Inthapramun. It is an ancient temple constructed in the Sukhothai period. Considering the original line of brick remains, it is estimated to be a large temple. The largest and longest reclining Buddha in Thailand, 50 meters from the topknot to the feet, is enshrined here. Originally, the reclining Buddha image was housed in the wihan, but this temple was on fire and was left deserted with the Buddha image in the open for centuries. The image features and size are similar to those of Phranon Chaksi, a reclining Buddha image in Sing Buri Province. Therefore, it is assumed to have been constructed in the same period. The image possesses attractive Buddha features with a serene smiling face attracting respectfulness and faithfulness from people. Thai kings went to pay homage to the image e.g. King Borommakot in 1753, King Rama V in 1878 and 1908. The present king came to present the royal Kathin robes in 1973 and again in 1975. Buddhists from all over the country always make their visits to worship the image.
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Wat Chai Wattanaram
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Location : Amphoe Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya
     The ancient city of Ayutthaya, or Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya, The Thai capital for 417 years, is one of Thailand's major tourist attractions. Many ancient ruins and art works can be seen in a city that was founded in 1350 by King U-Thong when the Thais were forced southwards by northern neighbors. During the period of Ayutthaya being the Thai capital, 33 Kings of different dynasties ruled the kingdom until it was sacked by the Burmese in 1767.
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Cha Am Beach
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Location : Cha Am
     Cha am’s beach is popular and well known destination with a long. The beach is long and beautiful with tree lined on the road for miles. On Cha am beach is rarely crowded then the beach is good choice for you to sunbathe or relax under the shade of the big pine trees. Besides to sunbathe then you will enjoy with ride a jetski.
Contact : Tel. 0 3251 3885, 0 3251 3871 (TAT)
Tasting Snapper Dolphin Watch Trip Dong Birds
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Location :Amphoe Bang Pakong District
     Late October to February Dolphins - color of the ground Animals, a gentle fun-loving playful striped bass - the colorful career. Most farming in the Eastern Waterfowl - colors of the sky, animals, love hard endurance race Pong more Thai Tha across the estuary Bang Pakong district. An area with abundant During the late months from October to February every year. Is a large swimming dolphins herd the winter. Marine currents and food supply is added to fish Duudaee Thai estuary. The end of the river Bangpakong. If the sea breeze blows gently dolphins are exposed to water, breathe because less oxygen in the water. If the sea breeze prevail Possession, a thrill to be looking for dolphins. Family dolphins to swim in groups and play and play and enjoy.
Contact : Tel. 0 3251 3885, 0 3251 3871 (TAT)
Plearnwan
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Location : Soi Moo Ban Bor Fai, Hua Hin
     Food is the main highlight at Plearn Wan. But other than the usual pad thai or grilled meat skewers, you will find a good mix of old and new. Hard-to-find snacks, such as ‘tong muan sod’ (sweetened pancake) and ‘ka lor jee’ (similar to Japanese mochi), are cooked up by order at one of the hawker carts lining the walkway along with typical fare such as noodles and barbecued pork over rice. And if you are a fan of Thai sweets, you will find a myriad of mouthwatering recipes here, from mango sticky rice to grass jelly with shaved ice and preserved fruits in sweetened syrup. Besides hopping from one food cart to the next, shopping is another favourite pastime for visitors to Plern Wan.
Contact : Tel. 0 3252 0311-2
Walking Street
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Location : South Pattaya
     Walking Street truly offers something for everyone, crazy bars, live music bars, restaurants to suit every taste, even bars full of lady boys for those that way inclined. Add to the mix the street stalls, souvenir shops, street entertainers and you can understand why it is Pattaya's number one tourist attraction.
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Straw Bird Fair
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Location : Chainat provincial Hall, Mueang District
     The Straw Bird Fair and Red Cross Fair is held in the weekends at end of rice harvest during January or February of each year. This annual fair is organized by making good use of straw left from the rice fields. Strew/Hay from the rice fields is brought to make bird-shaped hay stacks of all shapes and sizes representing various species of birds in the wild. Colorful Hornbills, King Fishers, Herons, Parrots, Peacocks and more in over-sized, life-size and miniature straw birds are exhibited at the out-door riverside terrace in front of the City Hall for the contest.
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World Durian Festival
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Location : Thung Na Choei Public Park and Provincial Stadium, Mueang District
     Chanthaburi is one of several provinces famous for producing durian. Every year around June, full of durian are selling at the fruit stalls. World Durian Festival usually held for 1-2 weeks in the month of June. The festival launched to promote "Chanthaburi is a Paradise of tropical Fruits". The fair features contests of fruit decorated floats, beauty queens, Eastern famous fruits such as Rambutan, Durian, Mangosteen, Rakam and Sala Zalaccas and varieties of santol and Thai ridgeback dog, as well as booth displays of gems and jewellery and other farmer housewife groups.
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Mon Bridge
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Location : Sangkhla Buri District
     The Mon Tribal Village is a small ethnic village at the northern end of the Vajiralongkorn Dam. The village is inhabited by the Mon tribe which still lead a simple life. It has become a magnet for tourists who want to explore the life and culture of the tribe up close. Many tour operators offer half or full day tours to the village which usually include a performance of Mon dancers and local food. For longer stays, private accommodations and a few small guesthouses are available. However, the highlight there is without doubt the longest wooden bridge in Thailand, the famous Mon bridge, that connects the Mon Tribal Village with Sangkhlaburi.
Contact : Tel. 0 3451 1200 and 0 3451 2500 (TAT)
Koh Chang (Chang Island)
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Location : A Gulf of Thailand, Trat Province
     Koh Chang is home to some of Thailand\'s most scenic islands. The island is very popular among visitors. Located nearby Laem Ngob, Koh Chang Park is around 1-2 hours from the popular tourist destination Koh Chang The best season to visit the island is between October and May. During the rainy season from May to October, visitors are not allowed to the islands south of Koh Chang; for example, Koh Kood, Koh Mak, Koh Wai, and Koh Kham. The boat trip to Koh Chang can be made all year round. In the rainy season, a boat will sail along the inner coast of Koh Chang because the island\'s long and large shape provides shelter from sea winds and waves. Visitors will trips on land to individual destinations.
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Koh Kood (Kood Island)
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Location : South of Koh Chang
     Koh Kood is the island farthest away from the coast of Trat. It is the fourth largest of all Thailand\'s islands, and only Koh Chang is bigger in the Trat area. Its natural features consist of mountains and plains where many streams originate and some become waterfalls. One well-known waterfall is Nam Tok Klong Chao which is flowing all through the year. It is an ideal place for swimming, consisting of 3 tiers; the upper two tiers are running streams and the lower one is a large pond.
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Koh Mak (Mak Island)
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Location : South of Koh Chang, Between Koh Chang and Koh Kood
     Koh Mak is a rather large island, situated between Koh Chang and Koh Kood. Most of its area consists of coconut plantations. The whole area of the island Koh Mak covers 16 square kilometers (90,000 Rai) with a round distance of 27 kilometers. The long beaches and crystal clear sea are the main attractions of the island. Accommodations are available for visitors along the beaches of the island\'s bays. Furthermore, it is possible to hire a boat trip to nearby islets. Koh Mak is a sub-district to Koh Kood and is actually comprised of 9 islands: Pe Island, Kham Island, Kradad Island, Nok Noak Island, Nok Nai Island, Rayang Nai Islands and Rayang Nok Islands. The most popular activities for tourist include tracking, fishing, kayaking, diving, bicycle or motorcycle riding, firefly seeing, etc.
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Samet Island or Koh Samet
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Location : Gulf of Thailand, Southeast of Bangkok and Pattaya
     Koh Samet is a beautiful small island in Rayong province and not far from Bangkok, just 200 km. Koh Samet is part of the Khao Laem Ya and Koh Samet National Park. The island is very popular destination for Thais and foreigners so there are dozens of beach resorts,bars and restaurants on nearly every beach. You can enjoy the excellent weather on the island and appreciate its great natural beauty, home to exotic wildlife species including monkeys, hornbills, gibbons, and butterflies.
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Lopburi Monkey Buffet Festival
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Location : Phra Prang Sam Yod and Phra Kan Shrine, Mueang District
     The provincial capital of Lopburi in Central Thailand is home to countless monkeys that have adapted to life in an urban environment. The monkeys have become such a part of the local culture that there is actually a festival held in their honor - the Lopburi Monkey Festival. The annual festival takes place on the last weekend in November and is a major attraction for locals and foreign visitors alike. Over 2,000 monkeys enjoyed a delectable vegetarian Chinese-style banquet, replete with Thai fruits and popular desserts, at the city's Prang Sam Yod and Phra Kan Shrine. The banquet will be staged at 10:00 am., 12:00 pm.and 02:00 pm. Special gifts, including mirrors and toys, will be presented to monkeys, who lend both structures much of their colour and atmosphere.
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Nakhon Nayok River
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Location : Mueang District
     Nakhon Nayok River is a popular for white water rafting. The northern part of Nakhon Nayok province is located in the Dong Phaya Yen mountain range, an area covered by the Khao Yai National Park, the national park are the source of many canals which are lined with evergreen forests and orchards. The Canoe rafting trips leave from Wang Ta Krai Canal (next to Wang Ta Krai Bridge) and procee ds along Nang Rong Canal to the Nakhon Nayok River. There are many exit points along the river bank such as at Ban dong, Kaeng Sam Chan, Wang Kutapha and Wang Yao. The distance for each section is 2-5 kilometers. The river is quite smooth without rapids, but may have many unexpected (but thrilling) twists and turns.
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Food Staff and Fruit Fair
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Location : Phra Phatom Chedi, Muang District
     Phra Pathom Chedi fare held annually during the Chinese New Year period aims at introducing well-known agricultural products of Nakhon Pathom such as pomeloes, coconuts with flavored milk, oranges, guavas, bananas, grapes, Chinese pork sausages, dried and crispy sweeter pork. Additionally, the fair's purpose is to promote tourism in Nakhon Pathom.
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Alms to Hundreds of Monks Tradition
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Location : Bangkok Noi Canal
     Alms to Hundreds of Monks Tradition has been succeeded from generation to generation for very long time in Bang Kruai District organized along the waterway of Khlong Bangkok Noi in many monasteries, namely, Wat Thaicharoen, Wat Bang Krai Nok, Wat Utthayan and Wat Bang Krai Nai on the 8th day of waning moon, 12th lunar month of every year.
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Luk Nu Igniting Ceremony
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Location : Temple in Pathum Thani Province
     Luk Nu Igniting Ceremony is a tradition for the cremation of monks and novices by using the firework tied up with a rope as a fuse. When the fire is lit, it will firstly, burn the robe to the firework, which will further go to light the fire at the model funeral pyre. The groups’ competing on igniting the fireworks is part of the Buddhist monk cremation ceremony in Raman-Thai culture.
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Koh Larn (Larn Island)
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Location : South of Pattaya
     Lying about 7.5 kilometers off of Pattaya by a 45-minute ferry or 15 minutes by speed boat ride, the island measures 2 kilometers by 5 kilometers and offers several white sandy beaches, notably Hat Ta Waen, Hat Laem Thian and Hat Thong Long, the latter facing coral reefs. Visitors can choose either snorkeling or viewing the coral from glass bottom boats. Ferries to the island leave South Pattaya pier daily from 10:00 am. to 06:30 pm. Cruises by sailing junks, with lunch provided are also available.
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Phra Nakhon Khiri Fair
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Location : Phra Nakhon Kriri Historical Park
     Phra Nakhon Khiri or Khao Wang hill has been the place of the annual fair of Phetchaburi every year. It combines with the Phetchaburi Red Cross Fair for the public and tourists to participate in the activities and make merits with the Phetchaburi Red Cross Society. Activities in the fair there are the ceremony is to worship the city pillar shrine and the ancestral kings, exhibition to honor the ancestral kings and sustainable economy, the performances of Department of Fine Arts, a parade to honor the kings and the Phetchaburi way of life. Performances on the central stage, a contest of sweet Phetchaburi beauties, demonstration of foods and local sweets, ox chariot racing, decoration of lights and fireworks on Khao Wang each night.
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Khao Daeng Viewpoint
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Location : Kui Buri
     The provincial capital is a fishing port with a superb location beside beautiful curving bays and amongst steep mountain outcrops. About 100 kilometres to the north of Prachuap Khiri Khan is Hua Hin, Thailand’s first beach resort which is renowned for golf and spa. Between Hua Hin and Prachuap Khiri Khan are Pran Buri with many boutique resorts and Khao Sam Roi Yot National Park with soaring peaks, numerous caves and exotic bird life.
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Pranburi Beach
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Location : Pranburi District
     Pranburi Beach is a quiet long beach connecting with Hua Hin Beach near Sam Roi Yod National Park which features a spectacular mangrove forest where a river flows into the sea. The beach is becoming popular with those who are looking for a quiet alternative to nearby Hua Hin, particularly those who wish to combine time at the beach with day trips to nearby Sam Roi Yod National Park. Pranburi Beach is beginning to attract more visitors to its quiet and pristine beaches along the Gulf of Thailand. There are various kinds of accommodation to service both mid-range and up-scale hotels and resorts.
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Makha Purami Sri Prachin Festival
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Location : Sa Morakot, Sri Mahosot District
     The festival is held annually on Makha Bucha day at Sa Morakot, Sri Mahosot District. Some religious ceremonies were held for the celebration of the biggest and oldest pair of Tha Lord Buddha’s footprints
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Khao Ho or Ang Mi Thong Festival
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Location : Suan Phueng District
     Khao Ho or Ang Mi Thong Festival is a Su Khwan ceremony or the blessing ceremony for happiness and longevity in life. Normally, this ceremony is often held on the full moon day of the ninth lunar month, but if some families are not convenient, they can change to any day in the ninth month. Karens believe that the ninth lunar month is a bad time when ghosts and evil hunt and eat "Khwan" -spirit -of people, so those people may get sick or die. In the ceremony, people boil "Khao Ho" which is sticky rice molded and wrapped in a cone shape; then they will boil it like Khanom Chang. In the past, they ate Khao Ho by dipping it in honey but at present they often dip it in sliced coconut. On the day they boil Khao Ho, the Su Khwan Ceremony will be held, too. It starts with poking a wooden plate and blowing a Khaen for entertainment; then the elders in each family will tie red threads on the children’s wrists and give a blessing for good luck.
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Koh Samet or Koh Kaew Phisadan
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Location : Mueang District
     Khao Ho or Ang Mi Thong Festival is a Su Khwan ceremony or the blessing ceremony for happiness and longevity in life. Normally, this ceremony is often held on the full moon day of the ninth lunar month, but if some families are not convenient, they can change to any day in the ninth month. Karens believe that the ninth lunar month is a bad time when ghosts and evil hunt and eat "Khwan" -spirit -of people, so those people may get sick or die. In the ceremony, people boil "Khao Ho" which is sticky rice molded and wrapped in a cone shape; then they will boil it like Khanom Chang. In the past, they ate Khao Ho by dipping it in honey but at present they often dip it in sliced coconut. On the day they boil Khao Ho, the Su Khwan Ceremony will be held, too. It starts with poking a wooden plate and blowing a Khaen for entertainment; then the elders in each family will tie red threads on the children’s wrists and give a blessing for good luck.
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Sadok Kok Thom
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Location : Mueang District
     Sa Kaeo is an eastern border province of Thailand, located approximately 245 kilometers from Bangkok. In the past, it was an important and prosperous community with a history dating back to the Dvaravati Kingdom, observable from the remains of ancient monuments scattered across the province, as well as artifacts that shed light on the history and glory of Sa Kaeo’s ancestors.
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Bang Pu Seaside
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Location : Mueang District
     Bang Pu Seaside has long been famous for the recuperation centre and generally associated with relaxation. Bang Pu is operated by the Quartermaster Department Royal Thai Army and so it’s popular among the soldiers. Inside the compound, there are many gardens and a lot of trees and plants. Restaurants and bungalows are also available. During November to late July, a lot of migrating seagulls will come here, feeding along the seashore.
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Samut Sakhon Marine Aquarium
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Location : Mueang District
     Samut Sakhon Marine Aquarium is a new small aquarium, which is located in the same of Samut Sakhon Coastal Fisheries Research and Development Center. The purpose of aquarium is a marine learning center for local people and tourists. The front of aquarium there is a seventeen-metre Bryde’s Whale’s statue which is the landmark of this aquarium. Highlights include a aquarium tank, with an transparent tunnel, where scuba divers feed the fish every weekend at 13.00 hrs.
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King Rama II Memorial Day Fair
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Location : Amphawa District
     Is held annually in February at King Rama II Memorial Park, Amphawa District. There are shows, demonstrations of traditional Thai dessert making, folk entertainment, out-door Khon performance, handicrafts and a variety of local products.
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Sunflower Fields
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Location : Wang Muang District
     Sunflower Fields are most found between Lopburi and Saraburi along the Phatthana Nikhom-Wang Mueang route. Cheery yellow sunflower fields spring up along the route during the winter months of November and December, offering a relaxing to those passing by.
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Sing Buri Fish-Eating and Red Cross Fair
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Location : Mueang District
     Being close to many natural water ways, Sing Buri is well known for abundant fish particularly the Mae La catfish. The province is also where the Khrua Hua Pa recipe originated. The fair features some of Song Buri best culinary creation, usually held in late December each year.
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Banharn - Jamsai Tower
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Location : Mueang District
     Banharn - Jamsai Tower is the first and highest viewpoint tower in Thailand, with 123 meters height you will enjoy bird’s eye view of the nearby Chaloem Phatthara Rachini Park and as well as the town. The tower included four viewpoint decks, telescopes, snacks and other amenities are available on the decks. In addition, the interior is decorated with murals featuring King Naresuan the Great.
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White Sand Beach
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Location : North West of Koh Chang
     White Sand Beach is one of Koh Chang's longest beaches. There are orchards of coconut trees and forests just at the back of the beach. White Sand Beach is easy to access since many roads are passing it. As its name suggests, it is a scenic beautiful area and it is the most popular place to stay on the island. White Sand Beach is definitely the tourist center of the island Koh Chang. Early mornings and late afternoons are great times to catch up on some exercise, with a gentle stroll at sunset being a favorite activity.
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Chiang Mai Zoo and Aquarium – Experience many kinds of animals
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Location : Mueang District
     Chiang Mai Zoo is one of the largest zoos you will find anywhere in the world (and the largest in Thailand): it takes up a whopping 212.4 acres and covers a good deal of the Doi Suthep foothill (and would make a perfect bookend to your Doi Suthep visit, if that is part of your programme). Featuring over four hundred species of mammals, birds, reptiles and aquatic life represented in more than 7,000 specimens, this is the place to be for animal lovers of all stripes.
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Wat Rong Khun (White Temple)
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Location : Mueang District
     Wat Rong Khun (White Temple) Wat Rong Khun or White Temple is very popular destination for thai tourist, it has unique beauty and is different from the other temples in Thailand. It was designed by the famous artist Ajarn Chalermchai Kositpipat, whose inspiration to build this temple are nation, religion and the king. The construction started in 1998 and is expected to be completed in 2008. In addition, there is a gallery nearby exhibiting his paintings. To get there from the city of Chiang Rai, drive north along Asia Highway.
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Kamphaeng Phet Historical Park
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Location : Amphoe Mueang
     Major features of Kamphaeng Phet Historical Park include archaeological remains of ancient sites such as Mueang Chakangrao to the east of the Ping River, Mueang Nakhon Chum to the west and Mueang Trai Trueng some 18 kilometres from the town to the southwest. Services from the Tourist Centre are available, the centre itself being located some 5 kilometres from town on the Kamphaeng Phet-Phran Kratai route.
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Chae Son National Park
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Location : Amphoe Mueang Pan
     Chae Son National Park is a rich mountainous forest located in the northeast of Lampang province. It is situated in the districts of Muang Bahn and Jae hom and covers an area of about 592 square km The forest and mountains provide an important water source for the surrounding area. The Park has many interesting features including, waterfalls, caves and its famous hot springs. Along with many species of fauna and flora.
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Wat Phra That Harinphunchai
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Location : Amphoe Mueang
     Lamphun, a small northern province sandwiched between Chiang Mai and Lampang has a long and storied history. Lamphun was founded as the city of Haripunjaya, a Mon kingdom-city, arguably part of the Dvaravati civilization, by Queen Camadevi, daughter of the king of Lopburi, who established a legacy for the province’s reputation for beautiful women. The kingdom she ruled over thrived for several centuries, exerting wide influence across the region, before King Meng Rai used subterfuge to conquer the town in late 12th century and integrate it into the Lan Na Kingdom based in nearby Chiang Mai.
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Bua Tong Blossom Festival
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Location :Amphoe Khun Yuam
     Each year in November, the hillsides of Amphoe Khun Yuam and Amphoe Mae Sariang are filled with a host of golden Bua Tong blooms. As fresh as daisies and almost as large as sunflowers, the Bua Tong only blossoms for 15 days, a fine reason for Mae Hong Son province to hold the Bua Tong Blossom Festival over this period at Amphoe Khun Yuam. At Amphoe Khun Yuam's Doi Mae U-Kho, the blossoms appear in profusion. Specialists previously classified these Bua Tong as weeds and because of this, they began to be cleared to make way for cash crops. Fortunately, researchers have discovered the flower's insect-repellent properties. Perhaps for this reason, rather than our enjoyment, they are now a secure part of the annual scene? Whatever, Bua Tong, a symbol of Mae Hong Son, is here to stay on the hillsides.
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Tropical Flower and Ornamental Plants Festival
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Location :Amphoe Khun Yuam
     This spectacular flora exposition is held annually in the summer to boast the mesmerising beauty of tropical flowers and ornamental plants. The festival showcases light-and-sound performance, a contest of various kinds of orchid, an orchid gardening competition, colouring contest, jade contest as well as competitions for a wide range of flowers and plants such as cactus, Poi Sian (type of plant), Chuan Chom (Pink Bignonia), and Ko Son (Garden croton). Included are also demonstrations showing the art of arranging and decorating bonsai, Bon (Elephant Ear) and dwarf. Join this festival, experience the friendliness and warm welcome of the locals, bring home perfect flowers and be assured that their beauty will no doubt add to the loveliness of your garden. What’s more, there are plenty of scenic temples and stunning landscape to explore in the area where you can also enjoy and make the most of your visit.
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Hok Peng Wai Sa Ma-ha-that Chae Haeng Festival
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Location :Amphoe Phu Phiang
     Wat Phra That Chae Haeng, Amphoe Phu Phiang This religious festival is held every year on the sixth lunar month. Hok means 6 in Thai and Peng means full moon in Northern Thai language. Many of Nan’s cultural attractions are linked to Tai Lue tribe’s traditions. Situated a few kilometres southeast of the provincial capital, Wat Phra That Chae Haeng is considered the largest and most well-known of Nan’s Tai Lue temples. With its stunning long, undulating Naga leading to the main entrance, the temple’s principal claim to fame is its 55 metre-high golden stupa housing a holy relic from nearby Sukhothai, ancient Thailand’s first kingdom.
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Lake in the valley of the Ing River
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Location :Amphoe Mueang
     Phayao town is located on the banks of Phayao Lake in the valley of the Ing River. Three big mountains surround the valley, Doi Luang (1697 m), Doi Khun Mae Fat (1550 m) and Doi Khun Mae Tam (1330 m).
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Phu Thap Boek
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Location :Amphoe Lom Kao
     Phetchabun borders on three regions, the North, the Central and the Northeast. Distance of 346 km from Bangkok, The central part of the province is on the Pa Sak river basin with mountain ranges running along both the western and eastern sectors. Because of the fertility of the land, Phetchabun has always been an agriculturally productive area. The very name of the province actually means the land of crops and foods.
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crocodile farms
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Location :Amphoe Mueang
     Situated in the Lower North some 345 kilometres from Bangkok, Pichit is accessible by both road and rail. Nurtured by two rivers, the Yom and the Nan running parallel to one another north to south, the land is agriculturally fertile. Once the site of an ancient town dating back almost a thousand years ago, Phichit has played in a major role in the history of both Sukhothai and Ayutthaya.Known as the land of the crocodiles, it has been home to this ferocious reptile which has thrived in its waters. There are today several fresh-water crocodile farms. Phichit features in the Thai epic Krai Thong composed by King Rama II which tells of Chalawa.
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Nakhon Thai Flag-erection Festival
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Location :Amphoe Nakhon Thai
     Annually held on the 14th day of the 12th lunar month by the Nakhon Thai people, the festival was believingly otignated from the day when Khun Bang Klang Hao, the ruler of Muang Bang Yang or the present Nakhon Thai, erected the flag atop the Chang Luang hill marking his victory over the Khmer troop. Flag procession, hill-upclimbing and beauty contests are highlights of the fair.
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Wat Phrathat Chohae
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Location :Amphoe Mueang
     hrae is located on the banks of the Yom River, about 555 kilometers from Bangkok. It covers an area of 6,538.6 square kilometers, and is administratively divided into 8 Amphoes (Districts). As the topography mainly consists of mountains and lush forest, Phrae is endowed with abundant natural attractions - parks, waterfalls, caves, etc. Due to its long history, it also features many historical sites, Buddhist temples and many other cultural attractions. The inner town of Phrae is surrounded by an old city wall more than 1,000 years old and 2 km. long.In the past, Phrae was the hub of the teak industry in Thailand. Presently many old teak houses still can be found in the old city and are the distinctive feature of the city. Most old houses with great historical value are more than 100 years old. So this province is the place where you can truly appreciate the old charm of the north that cannot be found elsewhere. To explore the cultural attractions in the town at a more relaxing pace, you are recommended to hire a pedicab to take you around the town. You can stop whenever and wherever you want and enjoy the place to your heart's content.
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Wat Saphan Hin
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Location :Amphoe Mueang
     Situated in the west of Sukhothai, significant ancient monuments in the temple include a manฺdฺapa and a vihara. Made of brick with thick wall, the square manadapa used to enshrine a Buddha Image which is now in ruins. Its thick wall was designed to support a heavy brick structure forming the top of the building. Topped with the brick structure, the manฺdฺapa enshrining the Buddha Image looked more prominent than the vihara located in front of it. Only a base and columns of the vihara still remain. The vihara with a tiled roof of wooden structure was used as a place for people to perform an act of worship to the Buddha Image enshrined in the manฺdฺapa. Constructing separately the building for worshippers was like the way it had been during the lifetime of Lord Buddha. Staying in any temple, Lord Buddha dwelt in his own place which was separate from a vihara where his worshippers performed religious functions.
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Bhumiphol Dam or Yanhi Dam
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Location : Amphoe Sam Ngao
     The first multi-purpose dam of thailand and the 8th largest dam of the world, was built in 1952 and officially inaugurated by His Majesty the King on May 17, 1964. Blessed with wonderful sceneries, the dam is ideal for rest and relaxation. Interesting attractions nearby include.
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Sa Kae Krang River
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Location : Amphoe Mueang
     Uthai Thani is a province abundant in natural resources, such as forests and wildlife. The Huai Kha Khaeng Wildlife Reserve here was even proclaimed a Natural World Heritage Site because of its pristine jungles, forests, plains, streams, and most importantly, a number of rare and endangered animals.Visitors can also see the different lifestyles of Uthai Thani locals, such as the life of raft residents on the Sakae Krang River, a waterway that has been a lifeline for the people of Uthai Thani since ancient times. Life on and around the river eventually grew from a small community into the major province that it is today, although some residents continue to live upon the river, both the source for their livelihoods and as a means for provincial trading.The most striking indication of the bond between the people and the river occurred in 1906, when King Rama V visited the Northern provinces and stayed in Sakae Krang village, where the monk Phra Khru Uthai Tham Nithet (Chan) built twin rafts to receive the king. In addition, at the end of the Buddhist Lent, Buddhists from many regions congregate at the foot of Khao Sakae Krang in Wat Sangkat Rattana Khiri for a major merit-making tradition called Tak Bat Thewo. This festival has been held in Uthai Thani since ancient times.
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Queen Sirikit Dam
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Location : Amphoe Tha Pla
     A province in the North of Thailand bordering Laos, Uttaradit has a long history dating back to pre-historic times. The site of the "modern" town, then called Bang Pho Tha It, was located on the right bank of the Nan River during the Dvaravati or Lavo periods, prior to Lanna and Sukhothai, when it flourished as a commercial port until King Rama V elevated its status into a province and re-named it Uttaradit, literally "the Port of the North".Uttaradit, which literally means "the Port of the North" has a long history of commercial importance. Today, the city is a naturally beautiful town and the province contains Queen Sirikit Dam, a 250 km² artificial lake, as well as the world's largest teak tree, which has stood for roughly 1500 years.
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Phra Mongkhon Ming Mueang
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Location :Amphoe Mueang
     This Buddha image is housed in Dan Phra Bat Temple. The temple is situated 3 kilometres from town on the left-hand side of Highway 212. This Buddhist sanctuary built amidst the green trees of Phra Mongkon Ming Mueang, designed in the attitude of Subduing Mara and decorated with golden mosaic tiles. The 20 metre-tall Buddha image was moulded in Northern Indian style in 1965. It is the most sacred Buddha image for Amnart Charoens people. The temple also keeps a respected Buddha image called Pa La Hai, coincidentally discovered in the pond in 1962 when the temple was under renovation. This Buddha image is believed to bring good fortune to worshippers.
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Phu Thok Temple
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Location :Na Saeng
     Bueng Kan is 750 kilometers away from Bangkok or 136 kilometres northeast of Nong Khai. Its northern border lies adjacent to the Mekong river , opposite to Bolikhamsai Province of the Lao People's Democratic Republic (Lao PDR). With a total area of 4,305 square kilometers, the land is mostly covered by forest and agriculture with para rubber as the important economic crop. Major tourist attractions include waterfalls, mountains and beautiful scenery of the Mekong River.Bueng Kan has been separated from Nong Khai and established as a province of Thailand on March 23, 2011. The province is divided into 8 districts including Mueang District, Pak Khat District, So Phisai District, Si Wilai District, Phon Charoen District, Seka District, Bueng Khong Long District, and Bung Khla District.
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Phanom Rung Historical Park
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Location : Prakhonchai District
     This is a grand and majestic Khmer site over a thousand years old. Built on an extinct volcano, it is originally a Hindu religious site and later became a Buddhist one. During the 15th-18th Buddhist century, several additions were made.The first thing visitors see when they arrive at the site is the grand stairway from the foot of the hill up to the top. Most of the buildings of the sanctuary are made of laterite and sandstone, all with elaborate designs. The buildings are lined all the way to the main pagoda. This layout is according to Hindu belief of the layout of the heaven of the god Shiva.The main pagoda is a large one with a square base and facing east. The designs on the pagoda, columns, doorway, and lintels are exquisite, most telling a story of gods in Hinduism. From these designs and the architecture, it is surmised that the pagoda, the stairway and the Naga bridge were built during the 17th Buddhist century. Each building has descriptive designs telling people the purpose for its construction, its usefulness and the beliefs of ancient people.
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Mor Hin Khao
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Location : Amphoe Thep Sathit
     Chaiyaphum is a province located in North-East region (Isan) just 342 km from Bangkok. It is mountains, half plateau and roughly half forests approximately 50% of Chaiyaphum. The province has a total area of 12,778.3 square km. or 7,986,429 Rai.Chaiyaphum, the City of Phraya Lae the Brave, features many historical monuments from its long and storied history, as well as spectacular natural beauty. It is a land of beautiful Dok Krachiao (curcuma) fields and abundant waterfalls, especially in the rainy season.In addition to its storied history, Chaiyaphum Province is famous for its natural beauty, best appreciated in its four national parks: Tat Thon National Park features dry dipterocarp forests, Sai Thong National Park contains the spectacular Sai Thong waterfall, Pa Hin Ngam National Park includes some odd rock formations, and Phu Laen Kha National Park has dense forests, breathtaking waterfalls, and rocky mountain cliffs. Chaiyaphum is a region filled with a variety of exotic flora and fauna and visitors can enjoy jungle trekking, camping, and swimming in its outstanding natural parks.
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Phu Phra Forest Park
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Location : Amphoe Tha Khantho
     Phu Phra Forest Park has beautiful scenery with small rock mountains covered with clear forest. Geography of this forest park are low mountains consisting of some plateaus and high slop cliff, natural water flows all the time, emerging rocks and high and low stone grounds. The Forest covered the area of about 103.84 sq.km located about 4 kilometers from Tha Khantho District. Accommodation is not available for tourists. If you would like to go there for recreation, please bring your own camping gears. Kindly ask for permission from the forest park officers.
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Khao Yai National Park
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Location : Pak Chong District
     Khao Yai or “Big Mountain” is home to a great diversity of flora and fauna, as well as pure beautiful nature. Khao Yai National Park was established as the first national park of Thailand in 1962. The national park covers a total area of 2,165.55 square kilometers in the four provinces of Nakhon Nayok, Prachin Buri, Nakhon Ratchasima and Saraburi. Consisting of large forested areas, scenic beauty and biological diversity, Khao Yai National Park, together with other protected areas within the Dong Phaya Yen mountain range, are listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
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Wat Nong Waeng
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Location : Amphoe Mueang
     hon Kaen located away from Bangkok around 449 kilometers and covered an area about 10,885 square kilometers. Located in the heart of Isan, Thailand’s northeast region, Khon Kaen has been one of the fastest growing areas in Thailand. Khon Kaen is the commercial, administrative an educational centre of the Northeast, which is often used by travelers as a base for visiting many parts of upper Isan. Khon Kaen is the commercial and political center of Northeastern Thailand, featuring a number of upscale restaurants and hotels, the largest university in the Northeast, produce high quality silk and a busy airport. Historically, Khon Kaen is quite a new town, established a little over two centuries ago during the reign of King Rama I. But prehistorically, this town on the plateau has been home to various cultures as well as other fascinating creatures, heretofore unknown to the modern world. Artifacts have proven that millions of years ago the area was occupied by gigantic dinosaurs, several of which were endemic to the region. People in various cultures later occupied the plateau for thousands of years until the Ancient Khmer Empire expanded its presence into the area in the 12th century and ruled it for some time. The ancient cultures, traditions, and historical sites in this area have all contributed to shaping the people and culture of Khon Kaen.A major source of local wisdom regarding the production of silk is in Chonnabot district, where excellent Mudmee Silk is delicately woven by hand using a special tie-dye technique, and Khon Kaen features both creature comfort, in the form of fine eateries and swanky hotels, and beautiful nature, including a variety of animal parks and a number of spectacular national parks.
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Phu Kradueng National Park Loei
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Location : Amphoe Phu Kradueng
     Loei the city of the Sea of Mountains, Coldest Place in Siam, and Beautiful Flowers of Three Seasons. Loei is in many ways more similar to the north of Thailand than to the rest of Isan and the province are Sharing a Mekong River border with Laos. Literally speaking, the province deserves its name “Loei” which means ‘beyond’ or ‘to the furthest extreme’ as Loei lies in the northernmost part of the Northeastern region. Most notable is that Loei is the only province in Thailand where the temperature can drop to as low as zero Celsius in winter while it can become hotter than any province during summer. Loei has unique cultures and traditions in addition to beautiful geographical surroundings, such as the colorful Phi Ta Khon Festival. Loei is an up-and-coming ecotourism region surrounded by undulating mountain ranges, abundant with various kinds of flora and capped with fog enshrouded summits. The most majestic mountains are Phu Kradueng, Phu Luang and Phu Ruea. There are many spectacular sights and exiting outdoor activities and fascinating cultural attractions awaiting travelers to come and experience the miracle of this land.
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Ku Mahathat (Prang Ku Ban Kwao)
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Location : Amphoe Mueang
     Ku Mahathat or Prang Ku Ban Kwao have construction age of over 700 years ago which is a laterite Mahayana Buddhist religious place whose architectural structure resembles other archeological ruins, especially Arokayasala or hospital. During the reign of Khmer king Chaivoraman VII in the 18th century, there were 107 hospitals like this standing around the kingdom. It was the tradition to construct a religious place together with a hospital. The religious places share a fixed building format plan: the Bannalai main castle must be surrounded by cloister, and there must be a pond adjacent to the northeastern corner of the wall.Nowadays, Ku Mahathat or Prang Ku Ban Kwao is one of Thailand’s archeological ruins. It was officially declared on the Government Gazette in 1935. Meanwhile it is also considered a place of worship among Ban Kwao residents. The ceremony to pour water onto Ku ban Kwao take place annually on the 15th day of waxing moon of the 5th month. In addition to pouring water and performing meritorious deeds, typically there is a small shopping fair. The ceremony also features entertaining activities, e.g. drum contest, Isan folk singing, tom-tom performance and sky rockets.
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Phu Mu Forest Park
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Location : Amphoe Nikhom Kham Soi
     Phu Mu Forest Park or the Pig Mountain is a plateau with an area of 4 square kilometers at the mountaintop. The mountain is 353 meters high above sea level and there are 3 vantage points overlooking Mukdahan at 100, 400, and 800 meters from Phu Mu Forest Park’s office.
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Phra That Phanom
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Location : Amphoe That Phanom
     Phra That Phanom is the most popular Buddhist site in Nakhon Phanom located in Wat Phra That Phanom Woramahavihan, was believed to have been built before the 12th century by the Laotian King Setthathirath of Lan Xang. This structure contains the Buddha's breast bone. In 11 August 1975 rainstorm occurred, it make the pagoda was badly damaged. The current pagoda was later build according to the former design by local donations. It is 53.60 meters high and 12.33 meters wide. Shine underneath the sun atop the pagoda is a 110-kilogram solid gold spire.
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Khao Yai National Park
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Location :Amphoe Mueang
     Khao Yai or “Big Mountain” is home to a great diversity of flora and fauna, as well as pure beautiful nature. Khao Yai National Park was established as the first national park of Thailand in 1962. The national park covers a total area of 2,165.55 square kilometers in the four provinces of Nakhon Nayok, Prachin Buri, Nakhon Ratchasima and Saraburi. Consisting of large forested areas, scenic beauty and biological diversity, Khao Yai National Park, together with other protected areas within the Dong Phaya Yen mountain range, are listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Geography of Khao Yai is a complex of mountain range dominates most areas of the park and has the highest peak towering is Khao Rom with high 1,351 meters above sea level. The region is the source of five main rivers, the Prachin Buri, Nakhon Nayok, Lam Ta Khong, Lam Phra Phloeng and Muak Lek stream. There are many kinds of forest within the Park, comprising mixed deciduous forest, dry evergreen forest, moist evergreen forest, hill evergreen forest, deciduous dipterocarp forest, and savannah. The forests provide a natural habitat for a large number of wild animals. The most frequently seen animals are common barking deer, deer and elephants. The most popular time to visit Khao Yai is during the cool season or from October to February. In the rainy season, the area is refreshingly green with overflowing waterfalls, sending echoes all around. Popular activities in the park include butterfly and bird watching, animal watching and trekking. And the place must see such as Haew Suwat Waterfall, Haew Narok Waterfall, Nang Rong and Sarika Waterfall
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Wat Tham Klong Phen
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Location : Amphoe Mueang
     Nong Bua Lamphu became the 76th province of Thailand in 1993. It has an area of 3,859,626 square kilometers. Situated on the northeastern plateau, before separation, Nong Bua Lam Phu was part of Udon Thani. The area has long history, archeological artifacts found in this area indicate that there were human’s settlements in Nong Bua Lam Phu since the pre-historical era and there are fossils in the region that are 140 million years old. Nong Bua Lamphu town was established by Laotian people from across the Mekong River about 200 years ago. Today, Nong Bua Lam Phu is a district filled with natural and beautiful attractions including Phu Kao Phupan Kham National Park, the Phu Phan mountain range, and Erawan Cave, which features a large Buddha at its entrance.Nong Bua Lam Phu is also rich with cultural attractions, such as archeological sites and interesting local handicrafts villages. For those looking for spiritual tranquility, Wat Tham Klong Phen, located in the forests outside of the provincial capital, was home to one of the most famous practitioners of Buddhist Meditation and a museum there is dedicated in his honor.
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Wat Pa Tak Suer
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Location : Amphoe Sangkhom
     The highlight of Wat Pa Tak Suer is the glass skywalk was built over a cliff face overlooking the Mekong River and the natural scenery. The U-shaped Skywalk is made from stainless steel and laminated glass, is 16 meters long, extends 6 meter out of the cliff and can hold up to 20 people at a time. If the visitors come here during winter, it is a nice view point of the sea fog and it is also a suitable place for Dhamma practice since it is very peaceful.The history of this temple comes from the fact that a monk named Father Somdet, who wanted to practice Dhamma on the mountain peak. During his journey up, he had to use the help of the rocks and vine to help him climb up the mountain. There were many times when the rice in his alm bowl fell out because of the route and also there were many times when his body was hurt. Time passed and the villagers decided to construct a road and a temple on the hilltop for the monk. Therefore, it turned out to be a tourist attraction.
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Phra Maha Chedi Chai Mongkol
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Location : Amphoe Nong Phok
     Roi Et town is built around a large artificial lake,Bung Phlan Chai,where a large,walking Buddha stands on a small island in its centre. Tall Buddhas are popular in Roi Et as Wat Buraphaphiram features a 68-metres walking Buddha,with a staircase that enables visitors to climb to knee-high level. Sixty kilometres outside of town, Ku Kasing is a large Khmer sanctuary dating from the 11 th century,and under restoration. Handicrafts are the province's main product,particularly the Isan khaen, a kind of panpipe made from wood and reeds. These are best made in the small village of Si Kaew. Thanon Phadung Phanit is a good place to buy silk and cotton fabric.
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Wat Phra That Choeng Chum
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Location : Amphoe Mueang
     Sakon Nakhon is a unique mixture of ancient traditions province located in the upper northeast of Thailand’s Isan region. It lies within the Phu Phan mountain range and features many forested temple retreats for Buddhist meditation, where a number of famous monks reside. In addition to historical sites and temples that reflect this, there are a number of traditional festivals that visitors may also enjoy, including the wax castle and illuminated boat festival. Local products from Sakon Nakhon feature handicrafts, including earthenware, cotton clothes, silk products, and hand-woven Khit clothes with natural bark dye.The capital of the province, also called Sakon Nakhon, is a Buddhist town with five Buddhist stupas. Its history can be dated back three thousand years. More recently, Nongharn town, where present day Sakon Nakhon stands, was originally believed to have been built in 11th century when the Khmer ruled this region. After the fall of Angkor, the town was under the rule of Lan Xang, a Laotian Kingdom, and it was renamed “Muang Chiang Mai Nongharn”. When the town was finally brought under control of the Siamese it was renamed again: “Sakon Thavapi”. In 1830, during the reign of King Rama III, the town was finally renamed “Sakon Nakhon”.
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Prasart Khao Phra Vihan
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Location : Amphoe Kantharalak
     Located in Cambodia, right by Amphoe Kantharalak, some 35 kilometres from Amphoe Kantharalak, the cliff-top Khmer sanctuary once belonged to Thailand. It was enlisted as an antique architecture by the Fine Arts Department and with announcement in the Royal Gazette on October 11, 1940. After the World Court ruling on July 15, 1962, the sanctuary belongs to Cambodia until now. For more information about visiting Phear Vihear Sanctuary, call Amphoe Kantharalak at 0 4566 1422 or Ranger Unit 23 at 0 4566 1443.Visitor to Preah Vihear Sanctuary needs to pay 200 baht each to get through Khao Phra Wihan National Park, 5 baht for border crossing (pay to Amphoe Kantharalak) and 200 baht entry fee (pay to Cambodian Government). Visiting the sanctuary requires at least an hour.
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Surin Elephant Round-Up and Elephant Show
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Location : Amphoe Mueang
     One of the most exciting spectacles of the year in Thailand. Surin, in the northeast of the country, known as the province of elephants, has long been associated with elephants. The people here are well known for their skills in rounding up wild elephants, training and taming them. Every year, more than one hundred elephants take part in the festival, displaying their grace, strength and intelligence in games of soccer, log carrying and tug-of-war, and the highlight of the festival, a dramatic mock battle. The festival tour also takes you to the old capital of Siam, Ayutthaya, and allows you to spend a day at an elephant centre learning the skills of the elephant mahouts.
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Sam Phan Bok
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Location : Amphoe Pho Sai
     Ubon Ratchathani has been a well established community for hundreds of years. Legend says Thao Kham Phong, Thao Thit Phrom and Thao Kam, descendants of Phra Wo and Phra Ta, escaped from King Siribunsan of Vientiane into the Siamese Kingdom during the reign of King Taksin the Great. They later built a new city at Dong U Phueng, close to the Mun River. In 1780, King Taksin the Great named the city “Ubon Ratchathani” and appointed Thao Kham Phong to be “Phra Pathum Wongsa” as the first ruler. The city was governed by first ruler until 1882 when it was led by a governor. The province is renowned for its strong Buddhist tradition, particularly the practice of forest-dwelling monks and the ancient Buddhist temples, which can still be seen throughout the province today. The provincial capital is approximately 629 kilometers northeast of Bangkok. The province is unique in its folk culture, which is expressed in the indigenous cuisine, handicrafts, such as silk and cotton products, basketry, and bronze-ware, and traditional events such as the Candle festival held every July. There are natural beauties and historical sites including the 4,000 years old rock formation, prehistoric rock paintings, national parks, waterfalls, and the two-colored river, etc.
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A Lake of Pink Water Lilies
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Location : Amphoe Kumphawapi,
     This is a beautiful large lake with over millions of red lotus. Especially during December to February is the most beautiful to see lotus blooming fully in the lake and the best time to visit is 06:00 am. - 10:00 am. Visitor can go to the lake by boat service which the service is available at Wat Ban Diam, Moo 5, Chiang Wae sub-district.Nong Han is a natural source of water covering an area of more than 22,500 rai. This lake is rich in various species of fish, birds, and aquatic plants. Its unique ecosystems are of interest to academics both Thais and foreigners who have come to continuously conduct research and study.
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Wat Phra Phutthabat Yasothon
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Location : Amphoe Maha Chana Chai
     Yasothon is famous for its boisterous Rocket Festival every May, when giant home-made missiles are launched into the air in a symbolic rain-making gesture.In the town at Wat Mahathat, Phra That Yasothon is a much-visited Lao-style chedi, said to be over 1,200 years old. It enshrines holy relics of Phra Ananda,one of Lord Buddha's chief disciples. That Kong Khao Noi is an ancient Khmer chedi with a much revered brick and stucco Buddha that is ritually bathed every April. The handicraft village of Ban Si Than is famed for the triangular pillows used in most Thai households.Yasothon has an area of 4,161 square kilometres. It is divided into the following districts: Mueang, Kham Khuean Kaeo, Maha Chana Chai, Pa Tio, Loeng Nok Tha, Kut Chum, Kho Wang, Sai Mun and Thai Charoen.
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Arunothai Beach
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Location : Amphoe Pak Tako
     This quiet beach is located about 60 kilometers south of Chumphon town. Visitors can observe the lifestyle of the local fishermen here. At the southern end you will find the Kromluang Chumphon Shrine and the Pak NamTako river where the fishermen of Thung Tako begin their journey to the sea - which is very colorful and impressive. The beach is lined by pine trees which provide shade and invite for a picnic or a walk on the beach. Even a few small resort can be found along the beach road
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Hat Yai
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Location : Amphoe Hat Yai
     Hat Yai is situated approximately 28 kilometers from the city of Songkhla, is an important gateway to Malaysia and Singapore. Strategically located only 60 kilometers from the port of entry at Sadao, Hat Yai has only recently been developed and has rapidly been transformed into the commercial, transportation, communication, educational, and tourism hub of the south. Hat Yai is renowned for its outstanding seafood, which is served in various styles thanks to Hat Yai’s diverse population of Chinese, Malays, and Thais. Hat Yai also features a multitude of markets, both local and international in style, and has a festive nightlife, including pubs and discos that are particularly popular with tourists from neighboring Malaysia. While there have been occasional violent attacks from regional terror groups, Hat Yai is a relatively safe city to visit, particularly if one avoids the most crowded tourist venues and enjoys the local flavor of the city and the culture of its diverse inhabitants.
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Royal Thai Navy's Third Fleet Sea Turtle Nursery
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Location : Amphoe Takuapa
     This nursery is at the naval base at Thap Lamu. Infant turtles from various areas on the Andaman seaboard are brought here, nursed along until strong enough to fend for themselves, then released into the sea. One of the main such releasings takes place on the well known Turtle Releasing Festival at Thai Muang beach, several kilometers down the coast. It is the country's most important such nursery on the Andaman coast.
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Koh Kradan
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Location : Kantang District
     Koh Kradan is the most beautiful island in Trang, with area 240 acres (600 rai) in Hat Chao Mai National Park. Most of the island (5/6) is under the responsibility of the Hat Chao Mai National Park. Koh Kradan has powdery white beach and crystal-clear water that permits a great view of the coral reef underneath that stretches from the beach’s northern end to the coast.
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Kaw Kwang Beach
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Location : Amphoe Koh Lanta Yai
     Located in the northern part of Koh Lanta, next to Ban Saladan, Kaw Kwang Beach has its own character. Kaw Kwang, which means "deer neck" in Thai, has an elegantly curved beach line, resembling the sway of a dear's neck. When the tide is low, you can walk to a little island at the end of the cape. On this beach you will find both the Kaw Kwang and Twin Bay Resorts.
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Koh Libong
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Location : Kantang District
     Koh Libong is largest island in Trang Sea with an area of 40,000 square kilometer, it is part of the Libong Archipelago Wildlife Reserve whose headquarters are located here. Koh Libong is a haven for holidaymakers, there are many fishing villages where most of the residents are Muslims. Around the island are masses of seaweed where rare herds of manatees can be seen and is also the home of a native variety and migratory birds that are most abundant in winter.
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Koh Lipe
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Location : Amphoe Mueang
     Koh Lipe is a small island in the Southern part of the Andaman sea. It is located in Satun Province, close to Langkawi island (Malaysia). Koh Lipe (sometimes referred to as Ko LeePay or Koh Lipeh) is part of the Tarutao National Marin Park, There are 3 main beaches: Pattaya Beach, Sunrise and Sunset Beach.
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Koh Kradan
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Location : Kantang District
     Koh Kradan is the most beautiful island in Trang, with area 240 acres (600 rai) in Hat Chao Mai National Park. Most of the island (5/6) is under the responsibility of the Hat Chao Mai National Park. Koh Kradan has powdery white beach and crystal-clear water that permits a great view of the coral reef underneath that stretches from the beach’s northern end to the coast.
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Koh Ngai
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Location : Amphoe Palian
     Koh Ngai is commonly known as Koh Hai, a small island with a beautiful beach on the East side with coral reefs at the beach front. The beach long about 2 kilometers, white sand beach has a gentle slope which good for swimming, and visitor can snorkelling in the shallow water off the southeast tip - though be careful of sea urchins and the sharp stag coral. Koh Ngai is accessible by a chartered boat from Pak Meng Pier.
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Full Moon Party
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Location : Amphoe Koh Phanghan
     There are about 10,000 people every month at this Koh Phangan beach party. It is of course known as the Full Moon Party. International and Thai DJ's are making the crowd go wild. Paint yourself in UV colors and let your body lose control. The DJ's play all kinds of music; Techno, Trance, Goa, D&B, Dub, Reggae, Commercial hits, House etc. There are many small tables on the beach where you can sit down with your friends or meet new ones. You can order drinks and food from the restaurants and the bars next to the beach.
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Phi Phi View Point
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Location : Amphoe Mueang
     The walk to viewpoint has to be the one well known hike on Phi Phi. Its a walk that meanders through the town and jungle up to the tip of the 'mountain'. From the top you get an awesome view of the town and island. There are 3 levels Viewpoint 1, 2 & 3 and during the day there are little shops/drink stalls enroute and other travellers to meet at the different stopping points. By far the best is to make it to the top, just for the view. There are a couple of alternate routes up and down, but these are marked on most maps of Phi Phi (which are often given away free at tour agencies and resorts)
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Lipa Noi Beach
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Location : Amphoe Koh Samui
     Lipa Noi, or Sunset Beach, is the most serene and untouched beach at the west coast of Koh Samui just 5 minutes from the ferry pier to the mainland. It is the place for peaceful and quiet beach holidays away from the crowds with beautiful sunsets and scenic views of the Angthong National Marine Park and the mainland. As there are only view from Hotels in Lipa Noi Beach you will have plenty of space on the crystal clear sea. There is not much around but Nathon's shopping area is only 4 km away.
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Koh Sukon
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Location : Palian District
     Koh Sukon is second large island in Trang surrounding with many lovely beaches. The island is a year-long attraction to experience the agricultural and fishing community way of life; for example, paddy farming, rubber planting, fishing, collecting shells, etc. In addition, it is renowned in the province for its delicious watermelons, which is abundant in March and April.
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South West Pinnacle
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Location : Amphoe Koh Phangan
     Situated 13 km southwest, depth ranging from 30 m upward, a series of seven pinnacles form an underwater mountain range, with the largest peaks rising at 5 m below the surface, covered with sea anemones. Along the lower edges of the site is an abundance of whip coral and gardens of large sea fans. Impressive Baracudas over a meter long can be seen, as well as massive Groupers, schools of black spotted Snappers, Emperors, Sweetlips and Batfish. Not to forget that Manta Rays and Whale sharks as well as Leopard Sharks may also pass by.
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Koh Yao (Yao Island)
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Location : Amphoe Koh Yao
     Yao islands are located in the south of Phang-nga Bay, 42 kilometers away from the mainland of Phang-nga Province, Thailand. It is a district of Phang-nga Province with a total area of 141.067 square kilometer, consisting of 44 islands. Of these islands, the two most important ones are Koh Yao Noi and Koh Yao Yai, which is twice the size of Koh Yao Noi. Koh Yao Noi is the center of government with all government offices located there. Koh Yao has many tourist attractions that still maintain their natural beauty along with many beautiful beaches. The people of this island lead a simple life bond with the sea along with making a living from the sea. Apart from this, not far from the coast of Koh Yao are many exotic islands, which increase the beauty of Koh Yao.
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Talay Waek
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Location : Amphoe Mueang
     Talay Waek is one of Thailand's unseen highlights, is situated along Koh Dam Khwan. The sea is gradually separated by white sand and limestone beach that will appear to amazingly connect the two islands at low tide. The best time to visit Thale Waek is five days before and after the full moon from December to the beginning of May.
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Wat Phra Mahathat Woramahawihan
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Location : Amphoe Mueang
      Nakhon Si Thammarat is an important center of Thai Buddhism maybe as early as the Srivijaya Period or earlier in the 3rd century C.E. Besides center of Thai Buddhism, Nakhon Si Thammarat still to be a major region of trade between merchants from the Indian, Arabic, Dvaravati, and Champa states and later for merchants from British, Portuguese and Dutch empires.
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Narathat Beach
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Location : Amphoe Mueang
     Narathat Beach has white sandy beach and long around 5 km which located near the estuary of the Bang Nara River, where the annual Korlae boat races are held. The beach is naturally decorated with dense pine trees, which provide a tranquil shady area suitable for pitching tents. Several beachside restaurants serving southern-style cuisine and accommodation facilities are provided. The view from the beach is impressive, as there is a backdrop of fishing villages extending along the river and the bay is full of Korlae fishing boats.
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Chao Mae Lim Kor Niew Fair
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Location : Chao Mae Lim Kor Niew Shrine
     Chao Mae Lim Kor Niew Fair With participation in worshipping ceremony and celebration With procession of the carved wooden sculpture of Korniew Chinese Goddess, and see ceremony of wading though water and fire and magic show to prove the holiness of goddess. The period of the festival is the waxing moon of the third Chinese Lunar month.
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Ao Phang Nga (Phang Nga Bay)
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Location : Amphoe Mueang
     It covers a total area of approximately 250,000 rai in Amphoe Mueang Phang Nga, Amphoe Takua Thung, and Amphoe Ko Yao. It is Thailand’s second marine national park where most of the area is sea water and islands of limestone mountains of different shapes and beauty. It is also the home of mangrove forest and a breeding area of marine animals. It was declared a national park on 29 April, 1981. December to April is the most appropriate period to visit the Park whereas May to October is the period of heavy rainfalls and strong waves.
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Ok Thalu Mountain
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Location : Amphoe Mueang
     Ok Thalu Mountain is a symbol of the province which about 250 metres high. Stairs lead up to the summit where visitors can get a panoramic view of the province. The name of the mountain derives from a hole near the top that allows people to see through it.
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Phromthep Cape
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Location : Amphoe Mueang
     Phromthep Cape (Laem Phromthep) has a line of palm trees runs from the cliffs and all the way down to the sea which it is the best place to watch sunset of Phuket. Laem Phromthep is an easily recognisable landmark for the early seafarers travelling up the Malay Peninsula from the sub-continent.
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Koh Phayam
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Location : Amphoe Mueang
     Koh Phayam has long fine white sandy beaches and dense area of forest which located 33 kilometers off shore from Ranong. On Koh Phayam have a big community live and help taking care of the island. Its sea along the coastline is filled by beautiful coral reefs. The most stunning one are on the west side of the island where there are bungalows offers for visitors as well. The best beach to lie on is Kham beach which is on the southern part which is home to pure white sand in peaceful environment. Another popular activity here is watching migrant birds that will migrate here during winter between November to March.
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Koh Lipe
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Location : Amphoe Mueang
     Koh Lipe is a small island in the Southern part of the Andaman sea. It is located in Satun Province, close to Langkawi island (Malaysia). Koh Lipe (sometimes referred to as Ko LeePay or Koh Lipeh) is part of the Tarutao National Marin Park, There are 3 main beaches: Pattaya Beach, Sunrise and Sunset Beach.Koh Lipe Koh Lipe The Pattaya Beach is most popular and has a wide variety of place to stay drink and eat as well as nightlife. While Sunrise beach give you more privacy and a few resorts are on this side. Sunset beach is the smallest and only a couple of place to stay. Because the island is very small you can explore it within 2 hrs. Hotels in Koh Lipe are available in various parts of the island.
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Samila Beach
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Location : Amphoe Mueang
     Alongside these statues is another, much revered statue depicting Mae Thorani as a mermaid, the statue is an iconic symbol of Songkhla and has become a shrine to locals who believe it has the ability to bring them good fortune. It is easily accessible via Hat Yai-Songkhla buses. From the city, visitors can take a minibus directly to the beach.
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Ang Thong National Marine Park
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Location : Amphoe Koh samui
     For tourists who come to Samui and want to appreciate marine nature which is still unspoiled, Mu Koh Ang Thong is the ideal place for them. It is among one of the most well-known islands that the tourists should visit since the beauty of these islands render a unique experience and atmosphere different from other islands.
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Peninsular Botanic Garden (Thung Khai)
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Location : Amphoe Yan Ta Khao
     Peninsular Botanic Garden or Thung Khai is a new tourist destination for visitor who interested in studying nature and flora in particular. Inside the park visitor will meet with beautiful a botanical garden, an herbal garden, a botanical library, a plant museum, and a technical meeting centre. The most important aspect of the park is the many nature trails available, all going through a lowland jungle, as well as a forest with many interesting plant species. A major nature trail includes the Canopy Walkway featuring 3 levels of walkway at heights of 10 – 15 – 18 meters, a total distance of 175 meters along 5 boardwalk spans. Tourist service centre located inside the park.
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ASEAN Barred Ground Dove Festival
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Location : Suan Khwan Mueang
     ASEAN Barred Ground Dove Festival is held annually at Suan Khwan Mueang during the first weekend of March. Yala is one of lower Southern provinces that loves the cooing of doves, which are believed to be an auspicious bird that would bring good luck to its owner, especially the one that has textbook characteristics. For this reason, Mueang Yala Municipality, in collaboration with the Yala Barred Ground Dove Raisers Club, had the 1st ASEAN Barred Ground Dove Festival held in Thailand in 1986.
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