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Chanthaburi

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Chanthaburi (จันทบุรี, also spelled Chantaburi) is the provincial capital of Chanthaburi Province.

Understand

Get in

Chantaburi is about 4 hours by bus from Bangkok.


The Cambodian border at Ban Pakard as 1-2 hours away by minibus (~100 baht) or songthaew (~40 baht), from where Pailin is just 15km away.

Get around

See

Gems Market - At Si Chan Road & Trok Krachang (Center of town)

Do

Buy

Gems Market- At Si Chan Road & Trok Krachang (center of town) offer world glass gems and precious stones.

Local Mats - mats woven from Kok reed is at Ban Bang Sa Kaeo & Ban Samet Ngam. Purses & coasters is some of the the products.

Eat

Local Seafood products is worth to try. The Kuai Tieo Mu Lieng (Pork Noddle) is popular noodle soup with local herbs. Mu Chamuang (Pork Sweet Sour Curry)

Fruits - the best durian, rambutan & mangosteen in thailand. Durian snacks such as chewy Durian Kwuan and crisp fried Durian Thot Krop is nice.

Drink

Sleep

Chanthaburi Riverside Hotel & Resort

Get out

  • Pailin - gem town and former Khmer Rouge stronghold in Cambodia



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