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Ratchaburi

Ratchaburi - description of the city:

Ratchaburi is a town of the eastern part of Thailand. It is an administrative center of the same-name province. The city is located in the easter part of the province on the banks of the Mae Klong river. To Bangkok from Ratchaburi about 65km to the south-east.

Name of the region translates as «City of Kings», and, in fact, the cultural heritage of this place is really rich, so there are monuments of 12 thousand years old. Famous images of clay vessels with a dragon, that everyone surely have seen, comes from there. Legendary Damnoen-Saduak floating market is also based here.

In the vicinity of Ratchaburi conducted the extraction of fluorite and tin, In the surrounding fields locals grow rice and vegetables. The city is also famous by the production of handmade glazed ceramic. Transportation from Ratchaburi to other cities is carried by rail, river, and road transport. The closest civilian airport is located near Photharam.

To plunge into the history of Ratchaburi for a few hours, tourists can visit the National City Museum, where they can learn about the cultures of different ethnic groups, as well as, for example, consider the prehistoric stone and metals tools, pottery, bronze drums, ceramics of Sukhothai and Thonburi periods, Chinese porcelain, and human skeletons even. However, this building itself is a historical monument. This one-storey building in the European style a real masterpiece of architecture.

After excursions tourist can go shopping and do it on the boat, for the variety. In Ratchaburi are several floating markets, but the most famous  is Damnoen Saduak. There buyers don’t walk, they float by boat past the «shelves» of clothing, souvenirs and, of course food. There is always fresh products and food, cooking right in the boats.

Ratchaburi is worth a visit while traveling to Thailand, because this is where tourists can a lot about the history of the country ,and visit the unique sights, and enjoy the examples of religious art at the same time.

Country Thailand
International title Ratchaburi
Population 92,448 people
Timezone Asia/Bangkok
State Changwat Ratchaburi
Geographic coordinates Latitude: 13.53671 x Longitude: 99.81712

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