Chanthaburi Province Page 12, Cambodian Border area
Chanthaburi Province, Cambodian Border
Chong Phakkat Thai-Cambodian Border Market - located at Ban Khlong Yai, Mu 4 Tambon
Khlong Yai, 30 Kilometres from Pong Nam Ron District Office, 20 Kilometres from Pailin
and 68 Kilometres from Preah Tabong in Cambodia.
Ban Laem Thai-Cambodian Border Market - ( See also Cambodian Visa Run in A to
E items )
located at Ban Laem, Mu 4 Tambon Thep Nimit, 46 Kilometres from Pong Nam Ron District
Cambodian side looking towards Ban Laem Market on the Thai side
Namtok Hin Dat - The 12-tiered waterfall is surrounded by an intact evergreen forest,
its 9th-12th tiers being especially breathtaking.
Namtok Khao Soi Dao - The waterfall has 16 tiers with a large swarm of butterflies
ideal for butterfly watching and plant study.
Wat Mangkon Buppharam or Wat Leng Hua Yi - There is a reception hall and ordination
hall, decorated with mosaics in different beautiful patterns.
Namtok Phlio National Park - covering a total area of 84,063 rai with various species
of flora such as Khanun Pa, Krathon Pa, Phimsen, etc., and fauna, the most frequently
seen including boar, serow, mongoose, ground squirrel, Asiatic black bear, gibbon,
monkey, etc. It is also home to several kinds of fish.
Namtok Khlong Narai - otherwise known as “Namtok Khao So Bap”, located some 8 Kilometres
from the provincial town on the Chanthaburi – Laem Sing route.
Namtok Phlio - It is a medium-scale waterfall originating from an underground stream
that springs and cascades over the cliff down to a pool below. Before reaching the
waterfall, there is a pool which is a natural habitat of soro brook carp that reside
in the stream of waterfalls in some regions only. There are also two important monuments
within the waterfall area including:
Alongkon Chedi - built from laterite in 1876 A.D. by King Rama V in memory of the
king’s and his beloved consort’s, Queen Sunantha Kumarirat, visit to the waterfall
Phranang Ruea Lom Pyramid - a pyramidal stupa built from granite in 1881 in memory
of the affectionate love of King Rama toward Queen Sunantha who was killed in a boat
accident on the Chao Phraya River.