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Culture of Ko Chang. Places to visit - old town, temples, theaters, museums and palaces

The main attraction of Koh Chang is its nature rich in beautiful waterfalls and rare plants. The must visit site of excursions is Than Mayom Waterfall located on the territory of a very beautiful tropical garden. This natural attraction will appeal to those who are interested in history. The fact is that the waterfall was visited by King Rama V and Rama VII at the turn of the 19th-20th centuries; in memory of those significant events beautiful prints were carved on the stones.
Koh Chang is the second largest island in Thailand. However, it was able to retain its pristine natural splendor almost completely. A considerable part of island's beaches are quiet and … Open
Not less famous is the Klong Plu waterfall. It is within walking distance from the popular Khlong Prao Beach. The waterfall is about 20 meters height and the trail leading to it passes through very scenic places. In the southern part of the island there is picturesque Khiri Phet waterfall. Despite the fact that its height is relatively small and is about 5 meters, the waterfall doesn’t yield in beauty its primary competitors.
Near Salak Peth Bay there is also a very beautiful waterfall called Klong Nueng. It is surrounded by very picturesque and extensive forest, which became a favorite holiday destination among fans of hiking. In addition to unique natural attractions, the island is known due to its picturesque fishers’ villages. Bang Bao village is considered the most charming among them. There you can see amazing houses of local fishermen; they are built on massive wooden stilts over the water. Those are real architectural landmarks fully reflecting the culture and traditions of the island. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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There is also a religious shrine on the island; Chao Po Koh Chang has been worshiped by local fishermen for many years. Indigenous people believe that it protects them from inclement weather and gives good luck in business. All those interested can look into the beautiful temple. The important historical landmark is Boriwaen Yutthanavee naval memorial founded in honor of events dating back to 1921. The memorial is located near Salak Peth Bay and is dedicated to the sailors who died during a battle with French colonialists. January 17, 1921, Thonburi boat sank off the coast of the Gulf of Thai, which today is one of the most popular attractions among divers.
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Excursions over cultural sights of neighbours of Ko Chang

Culture guide to Ko Chang. Which fascinating sights to visit once you are in Ko Chang: temples, churches, museums, theaters and castles. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) on the places 'must visit' in Ko Chang. Plan your own city excursion by using this page info!
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