Angthong Tourist Attractions
| Flourishing on the banks of Noi
and Chao Phraya Rivers, Ang Thong Province is a small province in central Thailand.
region is famous for its various ancient and beautiful temples symbolizing the
Thai history. Better described as a
land of temples, Ang Thong region has several marvelous shrines known for their
intricate mural paintings and wooden carvings. Wat Siroi is located on the bank
of Noi River and has a large seated Buddha image. Wat Chaiyo Worawihan is a
royal Buddhist monastery located on the banks of Chao Phraya River.
Angthong National Marine Park
Thailand is not just about exotic nightlife and endless sandy beaches. Thailand has abundance of marine life and national parks that give a visitor sights never imagined before.
Angthong National Marine Park is one such must-see place when visiting Thailand. The marine park is made up of a group of 40 islands and visitors are taken aback by the beauty of rock formations on these islands. Angthong means “Golden Bowl”.
The marine park is spread over 250 square kilometers. It also includes 50 square kilometers of limestone islands and karsts. Most of the 40 islands are quite close to each other and they offer visitors a breathtaking panorama when they sail around the park. The islands are covered with tropical forests and are inhabited by innumerous wildlife and aquatic life. One can also see dolphins prancing and frolicking in the azure waters of the sea. More...
Ban Bang Phae Drum Making Village
Some villages in and around Ang Thong are very famous for the traditional art and crafts. These skills are usually passed down from one generation to the other. One such village is Ban Bang Phae, which is known for its art of drum making. More..
Wat Chaiyo Worawihan
Wat Chaiyo Worawihan is one of the most prominent tourist destinations of Angthong, housing the famous ‘Phra Maha Phuttha Phim’. This second-class royal monastery is characterized by a triple-tiered roof and an impressively carved gable.
It is situated on Highway No. 32, approximately 18 kilometers from Amphoe Mueang Ang Thong, on the western banks of the Chao Phraya River. More...