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Chonburi Province, Wat Yanasangwararam Woramahawihan, Ampoe Sattahip, Thai Alangkarn Theatre, The Laser Beams Cast Buddha Image of Khao Chi Chan, Hat Toei Ngam.

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Wat Yanasangwararam Woramahawihan  - covers an area of 366 rai. Turn left from Sukhumvit Road, at Km. 160 for five km. It was constructed in 1976 for Somdet Phra Yanasangwon, the present Supreme Patriarch, and later was supported by His Majesty the King. At the entrance is situated international pavilions presenting each country’s national architectural style around the pond. Within the compound of the temple is the Mondop where a replica of the Buddha’s footprint is enshrined, a large Chedi containing the relics of the Lord Buddha, as well as, his enlightened followers, and Wihan Phra Yanaret. It is open from 8 AM-4 PM. For more information, Tel. 0 3823 7506. Moreover, there is a place where the Royal Project for Agricultural Training Centre and Wildlife Preservation Area are located. For more information, Tel. 0 3823 8060.

 

Amphoe Sattahip

 

On the last curvy  bay of Chon Buri is situated the Royal Thai Naval Base. Presently Sattahip is simply small fishing town by the sea. Domestic tourists come to pay homage to Wat Luang Pho I, a renowned Buddhist monk. Its big squid pier at Samaesan is still viable.

 

Thai Alangkarn Theatre - www.alangkarnthailand.comLocated at Km. 155 on Sukhumvit Road. The entire project includes a prototype Hexa stage Theatre with 2,000 seats in tiers, Cultural Rostrum and a Restaurant with 1,000 seating capacity. The state of the art shows called ‘The Thai Extravaganza Show‘, is presenting Thailand through our new Panoramic Concept with the use of hi-tech equipment such as the Multi-Colour Lasers, Real Surround Sound System, Pyrotechnic etc, which synchronize with the act from more than hundred experienced of performers on stage. Perform daily except Wednesday. Show time 6 PM. For reservation call +66 (0) 38 256 000 E-mail:rsvnpty@alangkarnthailand.com or www.alangkarnthailand.com.

 

The Laser Beams Cast Buddha Image of Khao Chi Chan  - is on the same route as Wat Yanasangwararam, six km from Km. 160 of Sukhumvit Road., The image is in the subduing Mara posture, cast by laser beams on the Khao Chi Chan cliff. It is a combination of Sukhothai and Lanna arts with a height of 130 metres and width of 70 metres at the lap of the image. The image called “Phra Phuttha Maha Wachira Uttamophat Satsada” was constructed in 1996 to honour His Majesty the King. Inside the chest of the image resides the Lord Buddha’s relic. Moreover, the garden in the compound is decorated for relaxation and is under the supervision of the Royal Thai Marine Corps, Royal Thai Navy.

 

Hat Toei Ngam  -  Lines of toei trees (Pandanus kaida Kurz) on the 200 metre crescent beach add to the tranquillity of the atmosphere. The northern side of the beach is located a naval museum and monument. Toei Ngam Beach is under the navy’s supervision. It is, however, open to the public from 6 AM-9 PM  everyday.

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