Central & Eastern Thailand Travel Guide

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Central & Eastern Thailand Highlights

  • Pro
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    71stuman says…

     Central Position 

  • Con
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    victorwkf says…

     Very crowded and polluted 

  • In a nutshell
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    radz says…

     Beautifull&Exotic Thai!!!!!! 

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Bangkok

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10366,23038,702

Pattaya

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935,2337,265

Hua Hin

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586,1120,162

Ko Samet

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247,619,18

Kanchanaburi

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463,1333,70

Ko Chang

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227,564,63

Ayuthaya

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704,2218,24

Prachuap Khiri Khan

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38,74,19

Cha-am

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99,279,48

Rayong

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35,69,55

Lop Buri

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85,308,2

Ban Bang Saen (2)

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39,42,0

Phetchaburi

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74,322,21

Chon Buri

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64,86,33

Trat

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23,49,22

Chanthaburi

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64,112,0

Si Racha

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28,49,0

Nonthaburi

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29,94,7

Ban Khao Yai

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105,293,0

Aranyaprathet

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28,39,0

Nakhon Pathom

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36,120,2

Damnoen Saduak

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98,253,0

Pak Kret

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34,98,0

Samut Songkhram

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25,114,0

Prachin Buri

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12,19,4

Sangkhla Buri

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28,67,0

Bang Pa-in

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88,275,0

Samut Prakan

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16,102,0

Suphan Buri

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22,58,0

Sam Phran

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28,143,0

Pran Buri

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26,39,0

Ko Mak

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12,32,0

Nakhon Nayok

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4,6,1

Bangkok

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  • Grand Palace

    Bangkok Things to Do

    The Grand Palace is a must see in Bangkok. For 150 years the Palace complex was home to the King and also to the entire government, including the country's war ministry, state departments and the mint. Thai Kings stopped living in the Palace around the turn of the 20th century. However the complex still remains the seat of power and spiritual...

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  • The Oriental, Bangkok

    Bangkok Hotels

    its an experience one must have...stay there at any cost. its totally worth it in every way u can...

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  • Street Food

    Bangkok Restaurants

    Instead of eating at the hotel we went for a walk around the night market close by. After spending an hour we came across the food stalls. Bought some lovely caremelised pork, rice and a few bits and bobs like fresh pineapple that we asked to be cut up into eatable pieces. Down at one end of the market there are a few tables and benches under cover...

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Pattaya

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  • Ko Larn - Coral Island

    Pattaya Things to Do

    The best and cheapest way to koh larn island is by the ferry which goes from the pier near walking street. It is about 45 mins journey and worth it. They charge only 30 bahts and dont get into the trap of someone else. You pay while boarding. Once at the beach, select a proper site, book a seat with umbrella to ur taste and enjoy the sun and...

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  • Rabbit Resort Pattaya

    Pattaya Hotels

    This is probably one of the few resorts in this area with character. a) The hospitality is...

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  • Street Food

    Pattaya Restaurants

    Am so addicted to yummy street food in Thailand, especially in Pattaya ... Wherever you are, there are always some locals to bring you some food as they carry themselfs or with small cars, tasty seafood, shrimps, chicken grilled on bamboos, sorted soups and noodles, amazing fresh and colorful tropical fruits and so on ... So many times I did...

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Hua Hin

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  • Beach

    Hua Hin Things to Do

    Take a street leading to beach between Hilton and Sofitel hotels and you are in the most crowded beach area. You whether like it or not the beach is lively with sun beds and umbrellas, restaurants and hawkers and different kind of sport activities like parachuting and pony riding. The restaurants and sun beds are within the same business, so you...

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  • Centara Grand Beach Resort & Villas Hua...

    Hua Hin Hotels

    The hotel's name is currently "Centara Sofitel Grand Resort & Villas" and we tried to visit there...

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  • Beach live with most crowds

    Hua Hin Things to Do

    Take a street leading to beach between Hilton and Sofitel hotels and you are in the most crowded beach area. You whether like it or not the beach is lively with sun beds and umbrellas, restaurants and hawkers and different kind of sport activities like parachuting and pony riding. The restaurants and sun beds are within the same business, so you...

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Ko Samet

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Kanchanaburi

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  • Raft Trip

    Kanchanaburi Warnings and Dangers

    I did a Raft trip on the river Kwai which was quite nice. We were towed against the current, then floated back. Local children were swimming in the river and it was quite peaceful and serene. The problem was, as more people got onto the raft, the more water there was around your feet. My Sandals came apart (the glue) and were no good after that...

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  • Felix River Kwai

    Kanchanaburi Hotels

    My name is Mike; I am from the United Kingdom. I visited Kanchanaburi and found the Felix Resort...

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  • JEATH WAR MUSEUM

    Kanchanaburi Things to Do

    This museum is located in Kanchanaburi and just a short walk away from the River Kwai bridge. The Museum is about the Death Railway as well as other interesting pieces to do with the War. The word "Jeath" comes from the six main Nationalities that worked on the line. They were Japan, England, Australia, America, Thailand, Holland. The Museum is...

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Ko Chang

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  • A Hidden Surprise

    Ko Chang Restaurants

    Just past the entrance to the Centara Tropicana Resort heading south, there is a sign for the Blue Lagoon. You will drive in quite a way past local houses. Don't get discouraged, continue and you will find a very nice restaurant. It is outdoor dining next to a lagoon, and the food is excellent. During the day they also teach Thai cooking.At night...

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  • Panviman Resort Koh Chang

    Ko Chang Hotels

    They are great. Helpful and friendly staffs. I got a worm welcome from them when i arrived. Place is...

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  • Snorkel Trips Can Go Bad

    Ko Chang Warnings and Dangers

    During the late summer, early fall time period, the monsoon can make Ko Chang a very windy, rainy place. If you expect to go snorkel around the small islands, you may want to reconsider, I decided to try the boat trip to snorkel around the small islands south of Ko Chang. The wind was a little strong and there was a light chop on the water as we...

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Ayuthaya

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Prachuap Khiri Khan

  • Dodge the monkeys.

    Prachuap Khiri Khan Things to Do

    There are not many "attractions" in PKK but most visitors will find themselves at some point wanting to climb Khao Chong Krachok alternatively known as Magic Mirror Mountain, the hill to the North of the city that dominates the local skyline. Inevitably, I fell prey to this desire.People who know me well know I have an aversion to gyms and the...

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  • X2 Resort Kui Buri

    Prachuap Khiri Khan Hotels

    52 Moo 13, Aoi Noi, Muang District, 77210, Thailand

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

    Hotel Class 4 out of 5 stars

  • Khiri Khan temple

    Prachuap Khiri Khan Favorites

    Monkey pátek, 22. ledna 2010Hned jak jsme se nasnidali vydali jsme se na pruzkum mesta. Videli jsme velky chram a take mnichy a spousty zlatych budhu kolem. Take jsme se byli podivat na 'opici ' hore kam vede 396 schodu. Vysli jsme ale jen do poloviny protoze vsude kolem bylo stovky opic a ty nas nepustili dal. A tak jsme museli sejit zase dolu do...

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Cha-am

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  • Cha Am Bicycle Hire

    Cha-am Things to Do

    The most popular way to get around Cha Am is by bicycle and they can be rented all along the beachfront and from hotels.  On the weekends the beach road is full of Thai families cycling around having fun. You can hire single bikes, 2 seaters and 4 seaters.  You can even hire bikes that look like a golf cart with sun shades but they move by pedal...

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  • Regent Cha-Am Beach Resort

    Cha-am Hotels

    The Cha-Am/ Hua Hin area is famous for its kilometers of white sand beach along the sunrise side of...

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  • Saphan Hin "Walking Street"

    Cha-am Things to Do

    At the northern end of the Cha Am beachfront you will see come cross a dirt road, follow this road and you will find many seafood restaurants and Saphan Hin better known as Walking Street.  It goes out into the ocean for about 1.5 kilometers.  Here you will see many locals riding their bikes, exercising, fishing, having lunch or even wedding...

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Rayong

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  • Suphattra Land : Thai fruit paradise

    Rayong Things to Do

    We visited Suphattra land , a huge fruit garden and orchid garden ,on our way to Pattaya .Located about 18 kms from Rayong.You can sample many kind of Thai fruits ,they told us that the best time to visit is between May through July.The harvester told us that nowadays the fruit trees were confused because anomalies created by the global...

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  • NOVOTEL RIM PAE RESORT

    Rayong Hotels

    Nice Thai style front lobby which it impresses me. Service is not bad as being far away from the...

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  • Lunar Dawn Beach Party

    Rayong Nightlife

    One of the Best Nights I had in Rayong! Most of my nights in Rayong were spent at small and quiet bars with not much to do, which I do enjoy when I feel like relaxing. However the Lunar Dawn beach party was just full of energy and excitement. The party is on a beautiful Private Beach, soft sand, clean sea water and palm trees but it was the set up...

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Lop Buri

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  • A delicious thai food in Lopburi

    Lop Buri Restaurants

    One popular restaurant in Lopburi where you can find many delicious Thai dishes. Some dishes 're too spicy but nice. Open 10.00-22.00 hrs. Closed every 15th day of the month. Curry dishes.

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  • Lopburi Inn Hotel

    Lop Buri Hotels

    This hotel is a little out of the way of the main sites of the Lop Buri town centre, though any bus...

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  • monkeys

    Lop Buri Things to Do

    i really wanted to see the monkeys , and wasn't disappointed , they are everywhere , tho at this really old temple i saw the most , local people were turning up with baskets of food and little bottles of ( i think) milk and those monkeys were into it .keep a close eye on your stuff cos they will pinch it , and if you stand still and pretend not to...

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Ban Bang Saen (2)

  • The Most Bizarre Religious Monument....

    Ban Bang Saen (2) Off The Beaten Path

    Saensuk Palace is off the beaten track because it is away from the beach, which is the focus of most of the activities in Bang Saen.This is the one of the strangest places of worship I have ever seen. There is a monastery and a big statue of Buddha which is conventional enough, but the section of the complex which is the most puzzling is the "hell...

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  • Blood and Gore

    Ban Bang Saen (2) Warnings and Dangers

    Saensuk Palace is an interesting place but be aware that it's very graphic. Basically there's a "Buddha Park" with a large section devoted to a hell for wrongdoers. There are depictions of murder, cannibalism and torture. It's a bit too real at some points - use your discretion about what you want to see. I'd be a bit careful if I had young kids...

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  • Saensuk Palace

    Ban Bang Saen (2) Things to Do

    This is a large complex of temples and monuments in Bang Saen. It is both a center of religious study for novice monks and also an exhibition for the general public.There is a display of the events of Buddha's lifetime as well as a bizarre (and disturbing) depiction of "hell".It costs 20 baht to get in and it's open 9am to 5pm.

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Phetchaburi

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  • Teaching agency, Phetchaburi

    Phetchaburi Warnings and Dangers

    BR Language School, Phetchaburi (Thailand) [Teaching Agency]Please be warned: Never sign up with this company! They deduct 20,000 baht from your first month's salary (calling it a deposit). I've now completed a full year of teaching (May 2013 until February 2014). I have asked for my deposit back and now, shock horror, they REFUSE to give it...

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  • Dusit Resort Hua Hin

    Phetchaburi Hotels

    1349 Petchkasem Road, Phetchaburi, 76120, th

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Solo

    Hotel Class 5 out of 5 stars

  • JM Cuisine – Phetchaburi

    Phetchaburi Restaurants

    JM Cuisine is a very popular noodle house and they have two restaurants in Phetchaburi, we went to the one next to the Phra Nakhon Khiri Historical Park near the entrance to the cable car.We really only went here to sit down and have a drink but when I saw their noodle menu I had to try one of their signature dishes, I am not sure of the correct...

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Chon Buri

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  • Khao Kheow open zoo

    Chon Buri Things to Do

    Located on the foothill of Khiew mountain. An open zoo with 300 kinds of animals in natural style. A big bird cage covered the forest style garden where you can see a lot of birds.Admission fee : Adult 20 B /Child 5 BService : riding ostrich for 30BShow : Markaw bird and bear show.Open : 8.00AM – 6.00PM

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  • City Sriracha Hotel

    Chon Buri Hotels

    Actually, we were supposed to be in this hotel but there were some misunderstanding...so, I weren't...

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  • Golden Colours

    Chon Buri Things to Do

    The photo is me sitting down with that Chinese styled architecture which the color in real is gold! Yap, it is really colour gold but then my camera am using is nah...never mind and it's going to rain that time too so, here it is as you can see! You can take pictures in any side of the temple granting that you will leave your sleppers down..don't...

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Trat

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  • Reiki, NLP and Tarot in Trat

    Trat Things to Do

    Keziah now offers Reiki, NLP, and Tarot in Trat: http://tratreiki.yolasite.com/I am a certified practitioner of Reiki and NLP with a whole-person approach to peoplecare. I believe that we must pay attention to the relationships within the self, such as those between mind, body, spirit and emotion, and within the world, such as those between the...

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  • Little Moon Villas

    Trat Hotels

    Trat, Thailand

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

  • It has to be the bus.

    Trat Transportation

    If you are cooming from Hat Lek on the Cambodian border as I was, you will be deposited at the new bus station on the outskirts of town regardless of your means of transport. In fairness, it is not too far out of town and you could walk it, but after a long day travelling from Sihanoukville or Phnom Penh, you will probably want to avail yourself of...

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