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The province of Chanthaburi

General information about the province of Chanthaburi

Province capital: Chanthaburi
Name in Thai: จันทบุรี

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Province of region Eastern Thaïlande

Located on the east coast of Thailand, Chanthaburi Province is a province rich in gemological history, local culture and natural sites. Bordered by the sea, this region, again not very touristy, is nevertheless worth a stop on the road to the island of Koh Chang and its neighbors or to Cambodia.

The province of Chanthaburi has some long beaches, not the most beautiful in Thailand but pleasant and not too crowded. But it is true that it is above all the city that we visit. For its riverfront community and its Cathedral of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception. Its precious stone market is also very well known. There are also some nice homestays along the water, a pretty national park and some remains of French colonization, admittedly brief like a prison with an unsavory concept. Its weekend Walking Street in the street along the river is also very pleasant for discovering local gastronomy and crafts.

Destinations to visit in Chanthaburi


Chanthaburi is known throughout Thailand for its of the Immaculate Conception, the largest Catholic building in the country and known around the world for its gem stones market which takes place every Friday, Saturday and Sunday mornings. The city located 245 kilometers from Bangkok is not very popular with foreign tourists but its riverfront, the historic quarter with houses of different colonial styles and the bridge leading to the cathedral beautifully lit at night make it a place with charm ...

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