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Chiang Dao Caves (Chiang Mai)
Chiang Dao Caves (Chiang Mai)
Located two the three hours north of Chiang Mai by vehicle, the caves, its shrines and the adjacent lakes and temples make for a great day trip out of ...
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Historical Sites

Historical Sites

The variety of historical sites around the kingdom is diverse.

 

From the old capital of Ayutthaya to the old regional centres of Chiang Mai and Chiang Rai, to the war ravaged locations of Kanchanaburi and the River Kwai, the diversity is never ending.

 

Museums are also popular in all major destinations plus very old Buddha caves around the country will have you intrigued for the length of your vacation.

Ayutthaya (Bangkok)

Ayutthaya is located about an hour north of Bangkok by vehicle or boat up the Chao Phraya River that runs through Bangkok.   With early 20th century ...
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Chiang Rai (Chiang Mai)

Thailands northern most city was established in 1263 and is situated along the 130km long Kok River. Attractions worth visiting include King Mengrai M ...
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Kanchanaburi War Cemetery (Bangkok)

On the main road from the town centre going north to the bridge on the left you will find the cemetery - a gift from the Thai people for all those sou ...
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Phra Nakhon Khiri Historical Park (Hua Hin)

Conveniently situated about halfway between Hua Hin and Bangkok, this hill top historical park is a great destination for a few hours.   Contained w ...
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Phraya Nakorn Cave and Pavilion (Hua Hin)

Located within the Sam Roi Yot National Park south of Hua Hin this is one of my all time favorite visits.   After a small boat ride and trek across ...
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River Kwai (Bangkok)

I am not sure why but I love the village style atmosphere of restaurants and boutique resorts along the river leading north to the infamous River Kwai ...
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Jim Thompson House (Bangkok)

This traditional style Thai wooden house (Baan) and associated buildings now showcase art and textile products from the country from the last one thou ...
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Khao Luang Cave (Hua Hin)

This cave is located near Phra Nakhon Khiri Historical Park and is easily accessible as the cave opening is at the end of a road.   Ignoring the fei ...
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Old City Wall Self Walking Tour (Chiang Mai)

The old city wall is parallel to the moat that encompasses the 'Old City'. Around 4 x 4 kilometers, simply go to any part of it and start walking.   ...
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Vimanmek Palace and Teak Mansion (Bangkok)

Located in the centre of Bangkok near the Jim Thompson House, this larger set of buildings of which some are on a lake you will see artifacts and text ...
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River Kwai War Museum (Bangkok)

Recommended ages over 16, this museum shows actual photos, stories and torturing techniques the Japanese Forces employed to maintain a strict building ...
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