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Chachoengsao

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  • Wat Sothon Wararam Worawihan
    3.5 stars

    More commonly called Wat Sothon, this wat contains one of Thailand's most sacred Buddha images, Phra Phuttha Sothon, or Luang Pho Sothon as it is known by the locals. The statue is fairly small, 198 cm high and 165 cm across its lap, and is sitting in the meditation position. Legend has it that ... read more

  • Traditional Wooden Houses and Shop Houses
    2.5 stars

    Just to the north of the bridge on Panich Rd there are two sois running off to the right, both of these have good examples of traditional Thai wooden houses and the end of the second soi is a popular fishing spot from where there is a nice view of the riverfront. Also on Panich Rd, mainly ... read more

  • City Fort Walls
    2 stars

    Around 700 metres south of town, the walls of the old Chachoengsao fort have been preserved in a public park of sorts. It is an easy walk to the fort and a pleasant way of killing some time if you’re waiting for the train.

  • Bang Khla floating market
    3.5 stars

    This charming market along the banks of the Bang Pakong river was set up in recent years to draw weekending Bangkokians, but that doesn't make it bad. You won't see farmers in rowboats full of colourful produce, but you will have the chance to sample plenty of fantastic food. To keep the floating ... read more


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