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Chonburi Province, Chaeng Lon, Hoi Cho, Khao Lam, Stone Products, Products from Pineapple Paper, Basketry Market, Bamboo Basketry, Skills, Artificial Fruits made of clay

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Chon Buri is also abundant in fresh and dried seafood. A vast variety of seafood products are normally available anywhere especially at Nong Mon market.  Some recommended specialties at Nong Mon market include


Chaeng Lon -  This is Chon Buri’s special delicacy which uses the same ingredients as Ho Mok  with coconut shreds to replace coconut milk. The mixture is hand-moulded into small buns on a stick, and charcoal-grilled until cooked.


Hoi Cho  - This Chinese delicacy is Chon Buri’s famous dish because a special kind of sea crabs are used as the main ingredient.


Khao Lam  -  This specialty is made with sticky rice, sugar and coconut cream cooked in specially-prepared bamboo rods.


Stone Products  - such as a mortar, whetstone, engraved stone into animal shapes such as lions, elephants, horses and others are widely offered at Ang Sila, on the way from Chon Buri to Bang Saen.


Products from Pineapple Paper  - are produced in Tambon Nong Kham, Si Racha District. Examples of the products include wine boxes and bags, boxes of tissue paper, perfume boxes, photo albums, folders, sets of envelopes and boxes of paper note. Moreover, there is paper, made of combined ingredients such as that made of banana fibre and of water hyacinth. For more information, please contact Tel. 08 1723 0339.


Basketry Market  -  Long known for its fine basketry products, Amphoe Phanat Nikhom originally made them for daily use. The products were gradually developed into more elaborate and marketable hand-crafted items. The major market is on Koh Kaeo Road, behind the Municipal Market I. To view the production process and higher quality items, pay a visit to the Promotion Centre for


Bamboo Basketry Skills  - on Intha asa Road, near the district office, which is a royally  initiated project of Her Majesty the Queen.


Artificial Fruits made of clay  - are produced at Ban Nong Phrom, Mu 12, Tambom Na Roek, Phanat Nikhom District. Take the Phanat Nikhom Koh Pho Road, along Highway No. 3246 for ten km. Various kinds of artificial fruits made of clay in miniature size are made, dried by sunlight and painted in actual colours. Then, they are wind dried again. They are suitable for being souvenirs or decorating materials.


Items of interest to buy in and around Chonburi Province

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