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Suphan Buri Province, places of Interest around the Province

Bueng Nong Sarai Histrorical Site  The huge lake was involved in the war when King Naresuan defeated the Burmese troops. It is pitiful that the lake, at present covering an area of only 29 rai (11.6 acres), is in poor condition.


Wat Pa Phruek’s Fish Sanctuary  Around the temple’s waterside is a big school of various fishes such as Nile tilapia, iridescent shark-catfish, and black-eared catfish.


Buffalo Villages  The theme village is located at kilometre 115-116 of Highway 340. Occupying over a

100-rai (40-acre) plot of land, the Buffalo Villages feature the rural lifestyle in the central region such as

Thai farmer villages, rice - threshing ground water,  buffalo ranch,  traditional  Thai houses on stilts.

Visitors can enjoy  exploring  various corners,  which feature  different local  wisdom such as Thai

medical knowledge,  traditional  Thai  massage, local herbs, and Thai astrology. Visitors can enjoy

30- minute buffalo shows at 11.00 a.m. and 4.30 p.m.The Buffalo Villages open from 9.00 a.m.-6.00 p.m.

on weekday and 9.30 a.m.-6.30 p.m. on weekends. Admission is 300 baht each. For more information,

contact Bangkok office at Tel. 0 2619 6326   0 2619 6326to 9 or Suphan Buri office at Tel. 0 3558 1668

 0 3558 1668  or visit the web site www.buffalovillages.com   See Video on page 11


Bueng Rahan    The large lake is 38 kilometres from Amphoe Mueang. Restaurants and the rest area around the lake make it a nice place for relaxing


Bueng Chawak   This natural freshwater lake covers a huge area of over 2,700 rai (1,080 acres). The lake was declared a wildlife sanctuary area in 1983 and by its great variety of flora and fauna, the government registered Bueng Chawak as an important wetland under the Ramsar Convention. As a new destination of Suphan Buri, Bueng Chawak houses many interesting attractions as follows:


Bueng Chawak Aquarium  exhibits various species of fresh-water fish. Its first building exhibits fresh-water fishes such as Mekong giant catfish, clown feather back, bony tongue, tiger perch, etc.


Old Sam Chuk Market along Tha-Chin River   The market is located on Highway 340, by Tha Chin River

next to Amphoe Sam Chuk District Office. This Chinese community and old-fashioned market with wooden

shop houses remain in Thai original style a century ago. Visitors may be surprised to see a photograph

shop, which remains taking pictures by a century-old camera, herbal drugstore, or enjoy tasting local

sweets, sipping old-fashioned local-style coffee by the river. The three-storey building dedicated to be

a museum can draw visitors back to the yesteryears by different photographs featuring the way of life in the last era.