...

Chon Buri

Chon Buri - description of the city:

Chon Buri is a province in the east part of Thailand. The closest provinces are Chachoengsao, Chanthaburi and Rayong. The province located on the Bangkok Gulf coast, at the north part of the Gulf of Thailand.

Chonburi is an administrative center. The most famous tourist town there is Pattaya, the only one province outside the Bangkok Metropolitan Area, connecting with Bangkok by eight lane motorways, 80km to northwest. The closest airport in the province is a Suvarnabhumi airport.

From northwest to southeast across the province is a chain of mountain Khao Khiao. Fertile plains in the north has been used for agricultural purposes for a long time. In Laem Chabang region is one of the few deep-water harbours of Thailand.

The Chon Buri history starts from the Ayutthaya period. The region was small town as Bang Sai, Bang Pla Soi, and Bang Phra till King Rama V combined these to Chonburi Province. 

Tourism, thriving due to the beautiful beaches and the geographical location of the province, is a very important part of local economic. There is also well-developed agriculture,grown mainly tapioca, coconut, sugar cane; and fishing in coastal areas. 

Surely, for tourists Pattaya will be the most interesting destination, but in Chon Buri are a lot of another places and towns to see such neighboring cities as Banglamung, Si Ratcha, and Muang Chonburi( Wat Yai Inthraram temple, influenced by late Ayutthaya architectureal style). In the province are also three temples in Chinese style- Wihan Thep Sathit Phra Kitti Chaloem, Chao Pho Khao Yai Shrine, and Anek Kuson Sala. In Chon Buri province are also a lot of amassing temples, interesting zoos, and wonderful beaches. 

For active tourism there are Agro-tourism attractions Silver Lake Vineyard, and Ecotourism attractions Ko Kham Underwater Park.

The hill Khao Sam Muk, where is a statue of the goddess Chao Mae Sham Muk, is a main symbol of the Province.

Country Thailand
International title Chon Buri
Population 219,164 people
Timezone Asia/Bangkok
State Changwat Chon Buri
Geographic coordinates Latitude: 13.3622 x Longitude: 100.98345

Photo Galery Chon Buri

Amazing Chon Buri
#01: Amazing Chon Buri Amazing Chon Buri Chon Buri
Visiting Chon Buri
#02: Visiting Chon Buri Visiting Chon Buri Chon Buri
Chon Buri Photogallery
#03: Chon Buri Photogallery Chon Buri Photogallery Chon Buri
Travel across Chon Buri
#04: Travel across Chon Buri Travel across Chon Buri Chon Buri
History and present of Chon Buri
#05: History and present of Chon Buri History and present of Chon Buri Chon Buri
A tour about Chon Buri
#06: A tour about Chon Buri A tour about Chon Buri Chon Buri
Nowadays of Chon Buri
#07: Nowadays of Chon Buri Nowadays of Chon Buri Chon Buri
Magic world of Chon Buri
#08: Magic world of Chon Buri Magic world of Chon Buri Chon Buri
The main attractions of Chon Buri
#09: The main attractions of Chon Buri The main attractions of Chon Buri Chon Buri
Spending days in Chon Buri
#10: Spending days in Chon Buri Spending days in Chon Buri Chon Buri

Places to visit in Chon Buri

Famous Places

Munstergasse
Country: Switzerland

What Is Munstergasse? The Munstergasse is one of the many important historic streets in the medieval city center in Bern, Switzerland. It is within the Zahringerstadt, and it was developed when the city was being built in 1191. Until the late 1960 ...

Scharding
Country: Austria

This town on the banks of the Inn River was, until 1779, owned by the Bavarian family of Wittelsbach, whose influence can be seen in the local architecture. Scharding’s most beautiful feature is its Stadtplatz, the central square cut in half by b ...

St. Gilgen
Country: Austria

St. Gilgen is the largest resort in the Salzburg area of the Salzkammergut. Set on the western shores of the warm Wolfgangsee, amid mountain scenery, this is one of the most attractive health resorts in Austria. St. Gilgen was the birthplace of Moz ...

Tratzberg
Country: Austria

A short way from Schwaz, in the Inn river valley, stands the impressive Renaissance Schloss Tratzberg. This castle was once a frontier fortress which guarded Andechs county against the Bavarians. It changed hands many times and is now the private p ...

Teatermuseet
Country: Norway

The Theater Museum offers a history of performing arts and theater. It has been a part of the Oslo Museum department since the year 2006. It was established as a foundation in the year 1972. The precursor to this museum was the Christiania Theater ...

Thailand Cities:
© 2010-2017 gabisworld.com Contact Us