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Here is my list of sights that I have visited in recent years. At the top you will find a Google map where you can find information about the different places. In the menu you can choose between the 3 areas into which they are divided, Bangkok and surroundings, northern Thailand and southern Thailand.

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A buddha mask that is ingrained in a tree

Wat Mahathat

Wat Mahathat is one of many ruins in Ayutthaya 75 Km north of Bangkok. It was the last capital before it was moved to Bangkok where it is today. It happened after they could not protect it from the Burmese assault, plundering the burning of the city in 1767. The temple itself was built in 1374. See also another temple

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The moon-bridge in Sangklaburi

Sangkhlaburi og De Tre Pagoders Pas

Sangkhlaburi is known all over Thailand for several things. This is where the Moon people live, and this is where they built their first temple. It is also here that you find Mon the bridge over some of the Vajiralongkorn dam that was built in 1984. The purpose was to have the rivers tended to be flooded, which often flooded large areas on the way down to its outlet in Samut Sakhon, the neighboring city of Bangkok. Large parts of the area are laid out as a national park, and there are many wildlife here. I first visited the place in 2014, and then the bridge had just been re-dedicated, after a large tree trunk had hit the wooden structure and destroyed part of the bridge.

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Hup Pa Tat

About 150 Km north of Kanchanaburi you will find Hup Pa Tat. The place is completely outside regular tourist area. There are some caves connected with a smaller one local temple. A few hundred meters away there is a resort ( Hup Pa Tat Homestay ) The place is termed as national park, and thus the conservation. The tunnel to the caves is made by humans.

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Wat Rong Khun

The northernmost of the provinces in Thailand is Chiang Rai. The largest of the cities in this province has the same name as it is customary. The city is located approximately 50 Km from the border with Myanmar, or Burma as the country was called until 1998. The area alternates between nature and fields. The city is intersected by the river Mae Khok. If you have come up here, it's hardly by chance, but as everywhere there is plenty to look at. One of the places may be the city's Wat Rong Khun temple. It is well located 5 Km south of the city.

The temple started in 1977 by Chalermchai Kositpipat, but as construction progressed, more and more buildings have been buil

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Thap Lan Nationalpark

Good 200 Km northeast of Bangkok is Thap Lan, one of Thailand's many national parks. It is a beautiful natural area that is worth seeing if you are in the corner of the country. If you drive a little northwest, you reach an area down to a lake, a place that is also worth seeing.

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Sai Yok waterfall

The Sai Yok Yai waterfall consists of a park area and some waterfalls where the amount of water varies by season. The waterfalls are well marked on road 323, so they are easy to find. From the road you drive 2 Km down to the river where the car is parked. Here you can buy food and other refreshments. There are usually more people trying to rent a boat here, but I prefer to rent it down by the river, where it is possible to pry about the price.

Down by the river there is a new bridge, a bridge that was consecrated in 2010. The old wood was exciting to walk on, but it swayed something back and forth. A trip on the river consists of a trip in both directions, where you can see

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Phu Sang Waterfall

About 560 km north of Bangkok is one of the most beautiful areas with a waterfall that originates from some hot springs. The place is called Phu Sang. On arrival you will see the beautiful fountain that flows into a small river. If you put your hand into the water, you notice that it is a bit warmer than normal. The water is barely 40 degrees further up in a small lake, so you have remembered the bathing pants, so there is a chance for a hot bath.

This fountain starts far up in the mountains, but the first part of the trip is not for people who go bad as access is via some fairly steep stairs. It does not cost anything to visit the place.

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Phu Chi Fa

Phu Chifa is located approx. 580 Km north of Bangkok, a few miles from the border with Laos, approx. 1780 meters above sea level. The trip to it is in itself a breathtaking sight. The road stretches around one mountain pass after another, and all the time you see a magnificent scenery that changes from jungle to cultivated fields. If you want to visit Phu Chifa and experience its magnificent scenery, you should also remember to visit the park area towards Laos. Here it is necessary to get up early to get the full experience. We get up at 05, and drive in a pickup or other powerful motor vehicle the last Km up to the park. The site is visited every weekend by a thousand, every day by several

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Kanchanaburi (Some History)

Kanchanaburi is a small town, located 130 kilometers west of Bangkok. The city is the capital of the province of Kanchanaburi, bordering Myanmar, former Burma. The province's capital is located at the place where the River Kwai Noi meets the Kwai Yai River and forms the Mae Klong River. Many people come here to see the bridge over the Kwai River, which is known from the English feature film of the same name. I'm one of those who come here regularly. The film is based on a novel from 1954 by French author Pierre Boulle. Both the film and the book are based on a real event during World War II. But they do not follow the real story at all points.

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Hell Fire pass

Hell Fire Pass is a part of Burma-Thailand Rail or Konyu Cross-cut as the Japanese called it. The Hell Fire Pass was one of the more difficult crossings on the 415 Km long railway line. The line was made by Australian, British, Dutch and other Allied prisoners of war who worked up to 18 hours a day. A tunnel was under consideration, but it would take a long time why the Japanese chose the solution to work down the mountain with the little tool available. During the 6 weeks it took to open this pass, alone, 700 people died of cholera, dysentery, hunger and fatigue. In addition, 69 prisoners were stabbed by the Japanese who showed the worst form of cruel treatment of prisoners the world had ev

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Farm Chockchai

About 160 Km north of Bangkok (east of Sara Buri) is Thailand's largest privately owned farm. The farm was originally started as a farm with cattle, but today the operation has moved from meat cattle to dairy production and a tourist attraction. The founder was educated in the United States, and from here he brought the ideas to this strange mixture where one moment thinks he has come to Texas. The tour starts with a video lecture about the farm, after which you will be on a small tour to see how cows are milked. Most of you have probably seen it before, but it's definitely not the city's residents in Bangkok.

The trip goes on to the dairy where the milk is b

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Doi Tung Royal Villa

In the north of Thailand you will find Doi Tung. The area was previously cultivated with opium fields, but they are all long gone and replaced by other crops, for example. The world's best need - Macadamia. In addition to the palace itself, the area has a unique park, a trip that should be spent at least 3 hours.

In this magnificent landscape you will find the old queen of Somdej Phra Srinagarindra summer retreat and a park area of the more rare.

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The Railway of Death

If you are up to Kanchanaburi, one of the things to see is the bridge over Kwai, and it is also recommended to take a tour of the historic train from Kanchanaburi to the terminal - Tham Kra Sae. In the area there is a large selection of hotels all the way down to the river, and directly on the river on the riverbarges.

This page starts inside Kanchanaburi and ends up at Tham Kra See

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Ayutthaya History Park

75-80 Km north of Bangkok lies the city of Ayutthaya, which was the capital of Siam from approx. 1350 to 1767. In the middle of the 1300s, a kingdom that had its center in Ayutthaya emerged. After a long time, the Burmese occupied Ayutthaya in 1767, after which they completely destroyed the city and its thousands of magnificent buildings. Large parts of the cultural values ​​of the day were lost. The city was never rebuilt. Further down the Chao Phraya River - in a convenient strategic location, surrounded by a swamp at a flood, a new capital, Krung Thep, which means the City of the Angels, was attacked against an earlier Chinese trade settlement called Bangkok. Ayutthaya receive

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