Seværdigheder og attraktioner
Destination
About Ang Thong

It is located on the central region not far from Bangkok and can be a one day trip. There are many tourist destinations mostly the main places about history, religion, culture, lifestyle and local knowledge. It is considered a province that remains Thai lifestyle for people to see.

Angthong province is divided into seven districts (amphoe). They are Mueang Ang Thong, Chaiyo, Pa Mok, Pho Thong, Sawaeng Ha, Wiset Chai Chan and Samko.

At present Ang Thong is full of local handicrafts including court doll, drum making, pottery brick and basketwork manufacturing. There are about 200 interesting temples that are beautiful and important in terms of history. Recently, local people have grown flowers like marigold and sunflower in big and wide fields and they become a new destination for a lot of tourists who show interest and come to visit the place.

Tags

How to go

There is air-conditioned bus route from Bangkok to Ang Thong departing from Northern Terminal Mo Chit 2, Kampangphet 2 road, everyday, many times a day. For more details please contact Department of Transport at 1490 www.transport.co.th

Now the Department of Transport offers online booking for tickets. Just go to www.busticket.in.th or www.thaiticketmajor.com  or by online at  www.thairoute.com

The Bangkok Railway Station (Hua Lumphong) is the major terminal where daily trains leave for Ayutthaya and on to Chiang Mai. To get to Ang Thong, one can take a train to Ayutthaya and then take a short bus ride to Ang Thong.

-
insight Insight
general General Info.

Ang Thong, originally known as Mueang Wiset Chai Chan, is located along the Noi River and the low-lying banks of the Chao Phraya River. Historically, Ang Thong was an essential frontier outpost of the Ayutthaya Kingdom in defense against the Burmese.

Ang Thong province is a center for the production of numerous handicrafts, including miniature dolls, firebricks, drums, and wickerwork. It is also the site of origin of Li Ke folk dancing and many native folk songs, as well as the hometown of Nai Dok and Nai Thongkaeo, heroes of the legendary Bang Rachan Battle against the Burmese. Ang Thong also features more than 200 magnificent and interesting temples.

It is located on the central region not far from Bangkok and can be a one day trip. There are many tourist destinations mostly the main places about history, religion, culture, lifestyle and local knowledge. It is considered a province that remains Thai lifestyle for people to see.

Angthong province is divided into seven districts (amphoe). They are Mueang Ang Thong, Chaiyo, Pa Mok, Pho Thong, Sawaeng Ha, Wiset Chai Chan and Samko.

At present Ang Thong is full of local handicrafts including court doll, drum making, pottery brick and basketwork manufacturing. There are about 200 interesting temples that are beautiful and important in terms of history. Recently, local people have grown flowers like marigold and sunflower in big and wide fields and they become a new destination for a lot of tourists who show interest and come to visit the place.

Ang Thong has hotels, resorts and homestay places that met the standard in Pho Thong, Pa Mok and Wiset Chichan district. These homestays are organized by local people who cooperate in managing sustainable tourism remaining old culture, lifestyle for tourists to closely learn and experience. Accommodation, food and guided tour are also available.

Wat Khun Intapramun is one of the oldest temples. It houses the big reclining Buddha statue called Phra Sri Muang Thong.

Wat Muang situates the biggest Buddha statue in Thailand called “Phra Budhha Mahaminh Sakayamunee Visejchaicharn”

Wat Chaiyo Worawiharn or Wat Ket Chaiyo houses Phra Mahabuddhaphim or Luang Phor To, the sitting Buddha statue. It is one of the most important temples in Ang Thong.

Wat Pamok Worawiharn is an old temple from Sukhothai period. It features a big reclining Buddha statue.

Wat Tonson is an old temple housing a Buddha statue in the attitude of subduing mara named “Somdet Phra Buddha Nava Lokutta Dhamma Bodi Sri Muangthong”. The temple is also a place of one of the largest big fish areas.

Wat Sang Katai is the new Unseen destination in Angthong. The attraction is an old monastery about 400 years old. Roots of trees are nestled upon the wall of the monastery.

Wat Tha houses a beautiful golden pagoda called “Phra tat Chedi Sri Pho Thong” which contains the relic of Buddha’s neck.

Wat Sakeow situates Samakkhisamakhan building, which is a center for hand woven fabric project under Her Majesty the Queen’s initiation known as Bang Sadet woven fabric.

Wat Kian has mural paintings created by the craftsmen from Wiset Chicharn family in the end of Ayutthaya period in its sanctuary. It is considered the most beautiful mural painting in Ang Thong city. The temple is also an orphan care center.

Wat Si Roi is assumed that it was built to become a monument to Chu, the vice deputy chief and 400 Wiset Chaicharn local people who died from the war between Thailand and Myanmar in the reign of King Ekkathat. The monastery displays a seated Buddha statue outdoor called Luang Pho To Wat Si Roi by the locals.

Basketwork Village at Ban Bangchaocha is the center of important and famous handicraft basketworks of Ang Thong province. Bamboo is the material which creates neat and beautiful quality.

Ban Bangsadet court doll center is project of Her Majesty the Queen’s initiation in order to be another way of income for people.

Drum Making village. Pae local people bring acacia wood which is the soft wood easy to dig up together with cow’s skin to make drums ranging from small size to big size. Tourists can see the demonstration of drum making and also can purchase as souvenirs.

Natural bird garden is situated at Wat Riwwa. There are a lot of openbill stocks, herons, cormorants, kingfishers, shrikes, etc. Some species nearly extinct and are rare to see in other regions.

Lyle’s flying fox at Wat Chantaram. Inside the temple, there are a lot of trees, Lyle’s flying fox and other types of birds living in the area.

Ang Thong province has many interesting activities to offer such as paying respect to the reclining Buddha statue in 3 temples, Wat Pamok Worawiharn, Wat Ratchapaksi and Wat Khun Inthapramun, paying respect to Luang Por Tor, Wat Chaiyo Worawiharn, seeing mural paintings from Ayutthaya period, going for rafting at Noi River, staying at a homestay, riding bikes or E-taen farmer’s truck for sightseeing, etc.

There are many choices of food in Ang Thong including A la carte for tourists who would like to try local food in restaurants in town, important attractions and fresh market. Many choices of authentic food is available.

Souvenir shops are available in tourism attractions for tourists to choose. What should not be missed is OTOP products which are the local handicrafts and agricultural products that are transformed into interesting products. The outstanding product from Ang Thong is the court dolls.

transport Transportation

Ang Thong, originally known as Mueang Wiset Chai Chan, is located along the Noi River and the low-lying banks of the Chao Phraya River. Historically, Ang Thong was an essential frontier outpost of the Ayutthaya Kingdom in defense against the Burmese.

Ang Thong province is a center for the production of numerous handicrafts, including miniature dolls, firebricks, drums, and wickerwork. It is also the site of origin of Li Ke folk dancing and many native folk songs, as well as the hometown of Nai Dok and Nai Thongkaeo, heroes of the legendary Bang Rachan Battle against the Burmese. Ang Thong also features more than 200 magnificent and interesting temples.

It is located on the central region not far from Bangkok and can be a one day trip. There are many tourist destinations mostly the main places about history, religion, culture, lifestyle and local knowledge. It is considered a province that remains Thai lifestyle for people to see.

Angthong province is divided into seven districts (amphoe). They are Mueang Ang Thong, Chaiyo, Pa Mok, Pho Thong, Sawaeng Ha, Wiset Chai Chan and Samko.

At present Ang Thong is full of local handicrafts including court doll, drum making, pottery brick and basketwork manufacturing. There are about 200 interesting temples that are beautiful and important in terms of history. Recently, local people have grown flowers like marigold and sunflower in big and wide fields and they become a new destination for a lot of tourists who show interest and come to visit the place.

Ang Thong has hotels, resorts and homestay places that met the standard in Pho Thong, Pa Mok and Wiset Chichan district. These homestays are organized by local people who cooperate in managing sustainable tourism remaining old culture, lifestyle for tourists to closely learn and experience. Accommodation, food and guided tour are also available.

Wat Khun Intapramun is one of the oldest temples. It houses the big reclining Buddha statue called Phra Sri Muang Thong.

Wat Muang situates the biggest Buddha statue in Thailand called “Phra Budhha Mahaminh Sakayamunee Visejchaicharn”

Wat Chaiyo Worawiharn or Wat Ket Chaiyo houses Phra Mahabuddhaphim or Luang Phor To, the sitting Buddha statue. It is one of the most important temples in Ang Thong.

Wat Pamok Worawiharn is an old temple from Sukhothai period. It features a big reclining Buddha statue.

Wat Tonson is an old temple housing a Buddha statue in the attitude of subduing mara named “Somdet Phra Buddha Nava Lokutta Dhamma Bodi Sri Muangthong”. The temple is also a place of one of the largest big fish areas.

Wat Sang Katai is the new Unseen destination in Angthong. The attraction is an old monastery about 400 years old. Roots of trees are nestled upon the wall of the monastery.

Wat Tha houses a beautiful golden pagoda called “Phra tat Chedi Sri Pho Thong” which contains the relic of Buddha’s neck.

Wat Sakeow situates Samakkhisamakhan building, which is a center for hand woven fabric project under Her Majesty the Queen’s initiation known as Bang Sadet woven fabric.

Wat Kian has mural paintings created by the craftsmen from Wiset Chicharn family in the end of Ayutthaya period in its sanctuary. It is considered the most beautiful mural painting in Ang Thong city. The temple is also an orphan care center.

Wat Si Roi is assumed that it was built to become a monument to Chu, the vice deputy chief and 400 Wiset Chaicharn local people who died from the war between Thailand and Myanmar in the reign of King Ekkathat. The monastery displays a seated Buddha statue outdoor called Luang Pho To Wat Si Roi by the locals.

Basketwork Village at Ban Bangchaocha is the center of important and famous handicraft basketworks of Ang Thong province. Bamboo is the material which creates neat and beautiful quality.

Ban Bangsadet court doll center is project of Her Majesty the Queen’s initiation in order to be another way of income for people.

Drum Making village. Pae local people bring acacia wood which is the soft wood easy to dig up together with cow’s skin to make drums ranging from small size to big size. Tourists can see the demonstration of drum making and also can purchase as souvenirs.

Natural bird garden is situated at Wat Riwwa. There are a lot of openbill stocks, herons, cormorants, kingfishers, shrikes, etc. Some species nearly extinct and are rare to see in other regions.

Lyle’s flying fox at Wat Chantaram. Inside the temple, there are a lot of trees, Lyle’s flying fox and other types of birds living in the area.

Ang Thong province has many interesting activities to offer such as paying respect to the reclining Buddha statue in 3 temples, Wat Pamok Worawiharn, Wat Ratchapaksi and Wat Khun Inthapramun, paying respect to Luang Por Tor, Wat Chaiyo Worawiharn, seeing mural paintings from Ayutthaya period, going for rafting at Noi River, staying at a homestay, riding bikes or E-taen farmer’s truck for sightseeing, etc.

There are many choices of food in Ang Thong including A la carte for tourists who would like to try local food in restaurants in town, important attractions and fresh market. Many choices of authentic food is available.

Souvenir shops are available in tourism attractions for tourists to choose. What should not be missed is OTOP products which are the local handicrafts and agricultural products that are transformed into interesting products. The outstanding product from Ang Thong is the court dolls.

accommodation Indkvartering

Ang Thong, originally known as Mueang Wiset Chai Chan, is located along the Noi River and the low-lying banks of the Chao Phraya River. Historically, Ang Thong was an essential frontier outpost of the Ayutthaya Kingdom in defense against the Burmese.

Ang Thong province is a center for the production of numerous handicrafts, including miniature dolls, firebricks, drums, and wickerwork. It is also the site of origin of Li Ke folk dancing and many native folk songs, as well as the hometown of Nai Dok and Nai Thongkaeo, heroes of the legendary Bang Rachan Battle against the Burmese. Ang Thong also features more than 200 magnificent and interesting temples.

It is located on the central region not far from Bangkok and can be a one day trip. There are many tourist destinations mostly the main places about history, religion, culture, lifestyle and local knowledge. It is considered a province that remains Thai lifestyle for people to see.

Angthong province is divided into seven districts (amphoe). They are Mueang Ang Thong, Chaiyo, Pa Mok, Pho Thong, Sawaeng Ha, Wiset Chai Chan and Samko.

At present Ang Thong is full of local handicrafts including court doll, drum making, pottery brick and basketwork manufacturing. There are about 200 interesting temples that are beautiful and important in terms of history. Recently, local people have grown flowers like marigold and sunflower in big and wide fields and they become a new destination for a lot of tourists who show interest and come to visit the place.

Ang Thong has hotels, resorts and homestay places that met the standard in Pho Thong, Pa Mok and Wiset Chichan district. These homestays are organized by local people who cooperate in managing sustainable tourism remaining old culture, lifestyle for tourists to closely learn and experience. Accommodation, food and guided tour are also available.

Wat Khun Intapramun is one of the oldest temples. It houses the big reclining Buddha statue called Phra Sri Muang Thong.

Wat Muang situates the biggest Buddha statue in Thailand called “Phra Budhha Mahaminh Sakayamunee Visejchaicharn”

Wat Chaiyo Worawiharn or Wat Ket Chaiyo houses Phra Mahabuddhaphim or Luang Phor To, the sitting Buddha statue. It is one of the most important temples in Ang Thong.

Wat Pamok Worawiharn is an old temple from Sukhothai period. It features a big reclining Buddha statue.

Wat Tonson is an old temple housing a Buddha statue in the attitude of subduing mara named “Somdet Phra Buddha Nava Lokutta Dhamma Bodi Sri Muangthong”. The temple is also a place of one of the largest big fish areas.

Wat Sang Katai is the new Unseen destination in Angthong. The attraction is an old monastery about 400 years old. Roots of trees are nestled upon the wall of the monastery.

Wat Tha houses a beautiful golden pagoda called “Phra tat Chedi Sri Pho Thong” which contains the relic of Buddha’s neck.

Wat Sakeow situates Samakkhisamakhan building, which is a center for hand woven fabric project under Her Majesty the Queen’s initiation known as Bang Sadet woven fabric.

Wat Kian has mural paintings created by the craftsmen from Wiset Chicharn family in the end of Ayutthaya period in its sanctuary. It is considered the most beautiful mural painting in Ang Thong city. The temple is also an orphan care center.

Wat Si Roi is assumed that it was built to become a monument to Chu, the vice deputy chief and 400 Wiset Chaicharn local people who died from the war between Thailand and Myanmar in the reign of King Ekkathat. The monastery displays a seated Buddha statue outdoor called Luang Pho To Wat Si Roi by the locals.

Basketwork Village at Ban Bangchaocha is the center of important and famous handicraft basketworks of Ang Thong province. Bamboo is the material which creates neat and beautiful quality.

Ban Bangsadet court doll center is project of Her Majesty the Queen’s initiation in order to be another way of income for people.

Drum Making village. Pae local people bring acacia wood which is the soft wood easy to dig up together with cow’s skin to make drums ranging from small size to big size. Tourists can see the demonstration of drum making and also can purchase as souvenirs.

Natural bird garden is situated at Wat Riwwa. There are a lot of openbill stocks, herons, cormorants, kingfishers, shrikes, etc. Some species nearly extinct and are rare to see in other regions.

Lyle’s flying fox at Wat Chantaram. Inside the temple, there are a lot of trees, Lyle’s flying fox and other types of birds living in the area.

Ang Thong province has many interesting activities to offer such as paying respect to the reclining Buddha statue in 3 temples, Wat Pamok Worawiharn, Wat Ratchapaksi and Wat Khun Inthapramun, paying respect to Luang Por Tor, Wat Chaiyo Worawiharn, seeing mural paintings from Ayutthaya period, going for rafting at Noi River, staying at a homestay, riding bikes or E-taen farmer’s truck for sightseeing, etc.

There are many choices of food in Ang Thong including A la carte for tourists who would like to try local food in restaurants in town, important attractions and fresh market. Many choices of authentic food is available.

Souvenir shops are available in tourism attractions for tourists to choose. What should not be missed is OTOP products which are the local handicrafts and agricultural products that are transformed into interesting products. The outstanding product from Ang Thong is the court dolls.

Ang Thong, originally known as Mueang Wiset Chai Chan, is located along the Noi River and the low-lying banks of the Chao Phraya River. Historically, Ang Thong was an essential frontier outpost of the Ayutthaya Kingdom in defense against the Burmese.

Ang Thong province is a center for the production of numerous handicrafts, including miniature dolls, firebricks, drums, and wickerwork. It is also the site of origin of Li Ke folk dancing and many native folk songs, as well as the hometown of Nai Dok and Nai Thongkaeo, heroes of the legendary Bang Rachan Battle against the Burmese. Ang Thong also features more than 200 magnificent and interesting temples.

It is located on the central region not far from Bangkok and can be a one day trip. There are many tourist destinations mostly the main places about history, religion, culture, lifestyle and local knowledge. It is considered a province that remains Thai lifestyle for people to see.

Angthong province is divided into seven districts (amphoe). They are Mueang Ang Thong, Chaiyo, Pa Mok, Pho Thong, Sawaeng Ha, Wiset Chai Chan and Samko.

At present Ang Thong is full of local handicrafts including court doll, drum making, pottery brick and basketwork manufacturing. There are about 200 interesting temples that are beautiful and important in terms of history. Recently, local people have grown flowers like marigold and sunflower in big and wide fields and they become a new destination for a lot of tourists who show interest and come to visit the place.

Ang Thong has hotels, resorts and homestay places that met the standard in Pho Thong, Pa Mok and Wiset Chichan district. These homestays are organized by local people who cooperate in managing sustainable tourism remaining old culture, lifestyle for tourists to closely learn and experience. Accommodation, food and guided tour are also available.

Wat Khun Intapramun is one of the oldest temples. It houses the big reclining Buddha statue called Phra Sri Muang Thong.

Wat Muang situates the biggest Buddha statue in Thailand called “Phra Budhha Mahaminh Sakayamunee Visejchaicharn”

Wat Chaiyo Worawiharn or Wat Ket Chaiyo houses Phra Mahabuddhaphim or Luang Phor To, the sitting Buddha statue. It is one of the most important temples in Ang Thong.

Wat Pamok Worawiharn is an old temple from Sukhothai period. It features a big reclining Buddha statue.

Wat Tonson is an old temple housing a Buddha statue in the attitude of subduing mara named “Somdet Phra Buddha Nava Lokutta Dhamma Bodi Sri Muangthong”. The temple is also a place of one of the largest big fish areas.

Wat Sang Katai is the new Unseen destination in Angthong. The attraction is an old monastery about 400 years old. Roots of trees are nestled upon the wall of the monastery.

Wat Tha houses a beautiful golden pagoda called “Phra tat Chedi Sri Pho Thong” which contains the relic of Buddha’s neck.

Wat Sakeow situates Samakkhisamakhan building, which is a center for hand woven fabric project under Her Majesty the Queen’s initiation known as Bang Sadet woven fabric.

Wat Kian has mural paintings created by the craftsmen from Wiset Chicharn family in the end of Ayutthaya period in its sanctuary. It is considered the most beautiful mural painting in Ang Thong city. The temple is also an orphan care center.

Wat Si Roi is assumed that it was built to become a monument to Chu, the vice deputy chief and 400 Wiset Chaicharn local people who died from the war between Thailand and Myanmar in the reign of King Ekkathat. The monastery displays a seated Buddha statue outdoor called Luang Pho To Wat Si Roi by the locals.

Basketwork Village at Ban Bangchaocha is the center of important and famous handicraft basketworks of Ang Thong province. Bamboo is the material which creates neat and beautiful quality.

Ban Bangsadet court doll center is project of Her Majesty the Queen’s initiation in order to be another way of income for people.

Drum Making village. Pae local people bring acacia wood which is the soft wood easy to dig up together with cow’s skin to make drums ranging from small size to big size. Tourists can see the demonstration of drum making and also can purchase as souvenirs.

Natural bird garden is situated at Wat Riwwa. There are a lot of openbill stocks, herons, cormorants, kingfishers, shrikes, etc. Some species nearly extinct and are rare to see in other regions.

Lyle’s flying fox at Wat Chantaram. Inside the temple, there are a lot of trees, Lyle’s flying fox and other types of birds living in the area.

Ang Thong province has many interesting activities to offer such as paying respect to the reclining Buddha statue in 3 temples, Wat Pamok Worawiharn, Wat Ratchapaksi and Wat Khun Inthapramun, paying respect to Luang Por Tor, Wat Chaiyo Worawiharn, seeing mural paintings from Ayutthaya period, going for rafting at Noi River, staying at a homestay, riding bikes or E-taen farmer’s truck for sightseeing, etc.

There are many choices of food in Ang Thong including A la carte for tourists who would like to try local food in restaurants in town, important attractions and fresh market. Many choices of authentic food is available.

Souvenir shops are available in tourism attractions for tourists to choose. What should not be missed is OTOP products which are the local handicrafts and agricultural products that are transformed into interesting products. The outstanding product from Ang Thong is the court dolls.

wheretogo Hvor skal man hen?

Ang Thong, originally known as Mueang Wiset Chai Chan, is located along the Noi River and the low-lying banks of the Chao Phraya River. Historically, Ang Thong was an essential frontier outpost of the Ayutthaya Kingdom in defense against the Burmese.

Ang Thong province is a center for the production of numerous handicrafts, including miniature dolls, firebricks, drums, and wickerwork. It is also the site of origin of Li Ke folk dancing and many native folk songs, as well as the hometown of Nai Dok and Nai Thongkaeo, heroes of the legendary Bang Rachan Battle against the Burmese. Ang Thong also features more than 200 magnificent and interesting temples.

It is located on the central region not far from Bangkok and can be a one day trip. There are many tourist destinations mostly the main places about history, religion, culture, lifestyle and local knowledge. It is considered a province that remains Thai lifestyle for people to see.

Angthong province is divided into seven districts (amphoe). They are Mueang Ang Thong, Chaiyo, Pa Mok, Pho Thong, Sawaeng Ha, Wiset Chai Chan and Samko.

At present Ang Thong is full of local handicrafts including court doll, drum making, pottery brick and basketwork manufacturing. There are about 200 interesting temples that are beautiful and important in terms of history. Recently, local people have grown flowers like marigold and sunflower in big and wide fields and they become a new destination for a lot of tourists who show interest and come to visit the place.

Ang Thong has hotels, resorts and homestay places that met the standard in Pho Thong, Pa Mok and Wiset Chichan district. These homestays are organized by local people who cooperate in managing sustainable tourism remaining old culture, lifestyle for tourists to closely learn and experience. Accommodation, food and guided tour are also available.

Wat Khun Intapramun is one of the oldest temples. It houses the big reclining Buddha statue called Phra Sri Muang Thong.

Wat Muang situates the biggest Buddha statue in Thailand called “Phra Budhha Mahaminh Sakayamunee Visejchaicharn”

Wat Chaiyo Worawiharn or Wat Ket Chaiyo houses Phra Mahabuddhaphim or Luang Phor To, the sitting Buddha statue. It is one of the most important temples in Ang Thong.

Wat Pamok Worawiharn is an old temple from Sukhothai period. It features a big reclining Buddha statue.

Wat Tonson is an old temple housing a Buddha statue in the attitude of subduing mara named “Somdet Phra Buddha Nava Lokutta Dhamma Bodi Sri Muangthong”. The temple is also a place of one of the largest big fish areas.

Wat Sang Katai is the new Unseen destination in Angthong. The attraction is an old monastery about 400 years old. Roots of trees are nestled upon the wall of the monastery.

Wat Tha houses a beautiful golden pagoda called “Phra tat Chedi Sri Pho Thong” which contains the relic of Buddha’s neck.

Wat Sakeow situates Samakkhisamakhan building, which is a center for hand woven fabric project under Her Majesty the Queen’s initiation known as Bang Sadet woven fabric.

Wat Kian has mural paintings created by the craftsmen from Wiset Chicharn family in the end of Ayutthaya period in its sanctuary. It is considered the most beautiful mural painting in Ang Thong city. The temple is also an orphan care center.

Wat Si Roi is assumed that it was built to become a monument to Chu, the vice deputy chief and 400 Wiset Chaicharn local people who died from the war between Thailand and Myanmar in the reign of King Ekkathat. The monastery displays a seated Buddha statue outdoor called Luang Pho To Wat Si Roi by the locals.

Basketwork Village at Ban Bangchaocha is the center of important and famous handicraft basketworks of Ang Thong province. Bamboo is the material which creates neat and beautiful quality.

Ban Bangsadet court doll center is project of Her Majesty the Queen’s initiation in order to be another way of income for people.

Drum Making village. Pae local people bring acacia wood which is the soft wood easy to dig up together with cow’s skin to make drums ranging from small size to big size. Tourists can see the demonstration of drum making and also can purchase as souvenirs.

Natural bird garden is situated at Wat Riwwa. There are a lot of openbill stocks, herons, cormorants, kingfishers, shrikes, etc. Some species nearly extinct and are rare to see in other regions.

Lyle’s flying fox at Wat Chantaram. Inside the temple, there are a lot of trees, Lyle’s flying fox and other types of birds living in the area.

Ang Thong province has many interesting activities to offer such as paying respect to the reclining Buddha statue in 3 temples, Wat Pamok Worawiharn, Wat Ratchapaksi and Wat Khun Inthapramun, paying respect to Luang Por Tor, Wat Chaiyo Worawiharn, seeing mural paintings from Ayutthaya period, going for rafting at Noi River, staying at a homestay, riding bikes or E-taen farmer’s truck for sightseeing, etc.

There are many choices of food in Ang Thong including A la carte for tourists who would like to try local food in restaurants in town, important attractions and fresh market. Many choices of authentic food is available.

Souvenir shops are available in tourism attractions for tourists to choose. What should not be missed is OTOP products which are the local handicrafts and agricultural products that are transformed into interesting products. The outstanding product from Ang Thong is the court dolls.

thingstodo Things to do

Ang Thong, originally known as Mueang Wiset Chai Chan, is located along the Noi River and the low-lying banks of the Chao Phraya River. Historically, Ang Thong was an essential frontier outpost of the Ayutthaya Kingdom in defense against the Burmese.

Ang Thong province is a center for the production of numerous handicrafts, including miniature dolls, firebricks, drums, and wickerwork. It is also the site of origin of Li Ke folk dancing and many native folk songs, as well as the hometown of Nai Dok and Nai Thongkaeo, heroes of the legendary Bang Rachan Battle against the Burmese. Ang Thong also features more than 200 magnificent and interesting temples.

It is located on the central region not far from Bangkok and can be a one day trip. There are many tourist destinations mostly the main places about history, religion, culture, lifestyle and local knowledge. It is considered a province that remains Thai lifestyle for people to see.

Angthong province is divided into seven districts (amphoe). They are Mueang Ang Thong, Chaiyo, Pa Mok, Pho Thong, Sawaeng Ha, Wiset Chai Chan and Samko.

At present Ang Thong is full of local handicrafts including court doll, drum making, pottery brick and basketwork manufacturing. There are about 200 interesting temples that are beautiful and important in terms of history. Recently, local people have grown flowers like marigold and sunflower in big and wide fields and they become a new destination for a lot of tourists who show interest and come to visit the place.

Ang Thong has hotels, resorts and homestay places that met the standard in Pho Thong, Pa Mok and Wiset Chichan district. These homestays are organized by local people who cooperate in managing sustainable tourism remaining old culture, lifestyle for tourists to closely learn and experience. Accommodation, food and guided tour are also available.

Wat Khun Intapramun is one of the oldest temples. It houses the big reclining Buddha statue called Phra Sri Muang Thong.

Wat Muang situates the biggest Buddha statue in Thailand called “Phra Budhha Mahaminh Sakayamunee Visejchaicharn”

Wat Chaiyo Worawiharn or Wat Ket Chaiyo houses Phra Mahabuddhaphim or Luang Phor To, the sitting Buddha statue. It is one of the most important temples in Ang Thong.

Wat Pamok Worawiharn is an old temple from Sukhothai period. It features a big reclining Buddha statue.

Wat Tonson is an old temple housing a Buddha statue in the attitude of subduing mara named “Somdet Phra Buddha Nava Lokutta Dhamma Bodi Sri Muangthong”. The temple is also a place of one of the largest big fish areas.

Wat Sang Katai is the new Unseen destination in Angthong. The attraction is an old monastery about 400 years old. Roots of trees are nestled upon the wall of the monastery.

Wat Tha houses a beautiful golden pagoda called “Phra tat Chedi Sri Pho Thong” which contains the relic of Buddha’s neck.

Wat Sakeow situates Samakkhisamakhan building, which is a center for hand woven fabric project under Her Majesty the Queen’s initiation known as Bang Sadet woven fabric.

Wat Kian has mural paintings created by the craftsmen from Wiset Chicharn family in the end of Ayutthaya period in its sanctuary. It is considered the most beautiful mural painting in Ang Thong city. The temple is also an orphan care center.

Wat Si Roi is assumed that it was built to become a monument to Chu, the vice deputy chief and 400 Wiset Chaicharn local people who died from the war between Thailand and Myanmar in the reign of King Ekkathat. The monastery displays a seated Buddha statue outdoor called Luang Pho To Wat Si Roi by the locals.

Basketwork Village at Ban Bangchaocha is the center of important and famous handicraft basketworks of Ang Thong province. Bamboo is the material which creates neat and beautiful quality.

Ban Bangsadet court doll center is project of Her Majesty the Queen’s initiation in order to be another way of income for people.

Drum Making village. Pae local people bring acacia wood which is the soft wood easy to dig up together with cow’s skin to make drums ranging from small size to big size. Tourists can see the demonstration of drum making and also can purchase as souvenirs.

Natural bird garden is situated at Wat Riwwa. There are a lot of openbill stocks, herons, cormorants, kingfishers, shrikes, etc. Some species nearly extinct and are rare to see in other regions.

Lyle’s flying fox at Wat Chantaram. Inside the temple, there are a lot of trees, Lyle’s flying fox and other types of birds living in the area.

Ang Thong province has many interesting activities to offer such as paying respect to the reclining Buddha statue in 3 temples, Wat Pamok Worawiharn, Wat Ratchapaksi and Wat Khun Inthapramun, paying respect to Luang Por Tor, Wat Chaiyo Worawiharn, seeing mural paintings from Ayutthaya period, going for rafting at Noi River, staying at a homestay, riding bikes or E-taen farmer’s truck for sightseeing, etc.

There are many choices of food in Ang Thong including A la carte for tourists who would like to try local food in restaurants in town, important attractions and fresh market. Many choices of authentic food is available.

Souvenir shops are available in tourism attractions for tourists to choose. What should not be missed is OTOP products which are the local handicrafts and agricultural products that are transformed into interesting products. The outstanding product from Ang Thong is the court dolls.

foodanddrink Mad og drikke

Ang Thong, originally known as Mueang Wiset Chai Chan, is located along the Noi River and the low-lying banks of the Chao Phraya River. Historically, Ang Thong was an essential frontier outpost of the Ayutthaya Kingdom in defense against the Burmese.

Ang Thong province is a center for the production of numerous handicrafts, including miniature dolls, firebricks, drums, and wickerwork. It is also the site of origin of Li Ke folk dancing and many native folk songs, as well as the hometown of Nai Dok and Nai Thongkaeo, heroes of the legendary Bang Rachan Battle against the Burmese. Ang Thong also features more than 200 magnificent and interesting temples.

It is located on the central region not far from Bangkok and can be a one day trip. There are many tourist destinations mostly the main places about history, religion, culture, lifestyle and local knowledge. It is considered a province that remains Thai lifestyle for people to see.

Angthong province is divided into seven districts (amphoe). They are Mueang Ang Thong, Chaiyo, Pa Mok, Pho Thong, Sawaeng Ha, Wiset Chai Chan and Samko.

At present Ang Thong is full of local handicrafts including court doll, drum making, pottery brick and basketwork manufacturing. There are about 200 interesting temples that are beautiful and important in terms of history. Recently, local people have grown flowers like marigold and sunflower in big and wide fields and they become a new destination for a lot of tourists who show interest and come to visit the place.

Ang Thong has hotels, resorts and homestay places that met the standard in Pho Thong, Pa Mok and Wiset Chichan district. These homestays are organized by local people who cooperate in managing sustainable tourism remaining old culture, lifestyle for tourists to closely learn and experience. Accommodation, food and guided tour are also available.

Wat Khun Intapramun is one of the oldest temples. It houses the big reclining Buddha statue called Phra Sri Muang Thong.

Wat Muang situates the biggest Buddha statue in Thailand called “Phra Budhha Mahaminh Sakayamunee Visejchaicharn”

Wat Chaiyo Worawiharn or Wat Ket Chaiyo houses Phra Mahabuddhaphim or Luang Phor To, the sitting Buddha statue. It is one of the most important temples in Ang Thong.

Wat Pamok Worawiharn is an old temple from Sukhothai period. It features a big reclining Buddha statue.

Wat Tonson is an old temple housing a Buddha statue in the attitude of subduing mara named “Somdet Phra Buddha Nava Lokutta Dhamma Bodi Sri Muangthong”. The temple is also a place of one of the largest big fish areas.

Wat Sang Katai is the new Unseen destination in Angthong. The attraction is an old monastery about 400 years old. Roots of trees are nestled upon the wall of the monastery.

Wat Tha houses a beautiful golden pagoda called “Phra tat Chedi Sri Pho Thong” which contains the relic of Buddha’s neck.

Wat Sakeow situates Samakkhisamakhan building, which is a center for hand woven fabric project under Her Majesty the Queen’s initiation known as Bang Sadet woven fabric.

Wat Kian has mural paintings created by the craftsmen from Wiset Chicharn family in the end of Ayutthaya period in its sanctuary. It is considered the most beautiful mural painting in Ang Thong city. The temple is also an orphan care center.

Wat Si Roi is assumed that it was built to become a monument to Chu, the vice deputy chief and 400 Wiset Chaicharn local people who died from the war between Thailand and Myanmar in the reign of King Ekkathat. The monastery displays a seated Buddha statue outdoor called Luang Pho To Wat Si Roi by the locals.

Basketwork Village at Ban Bangchaocha is the center of important and famous handicraft basketworks of Ang Thong province. Bamboo is the material which creates neat and beautiful quality.

Ban Bangsadet court doll center is project of Her Majesty the Queen’s initiation in order to be another way of income for people.

Drum Making village. Pae local people bring acacia wood which is the soft wood easy to dig up together with cow’s skin to make drums ranging from small size to big size. Tourists can see the demonstration of drum making and also can purchase as souvenirs.

Natural bird garden is situated at Wat Riwwa. There are a lot of openbill stocks, herons, cormorants, kingfishers, shrikes, etc. Some species nearly extinct and are rare to see in other regions.

Lyle’s flying fox at Wat Chantaram. Inside the temple, there are a lot of trees, Lyle’s flying fox and other types of birds living in the area.

Ang Thong province has many interesting activities to offer such as paying respect to the reclining Buddha statue in 3 temples, Wat Pamok Worawiharn, Wat Ratchapaksi and Wat Khun Inthapramun, paying respect to Luang Por Tor, Wat Chaiyo Worawiharn, seeing mural paintings from Ayutthaya period, going for rafting at Noi River, staying at a homestay, riding bikes or E-taen farmer’s truck for sightseeing, etc.

There are many choices of food in Ang Thong including A la carte for tourists who would like to try local food in restaurants in town, important attractions and fresh market. Many choices of authentic food is available.

Souvenir shops are available in tourism attractions for tourists to choose. What should not be missed is OTOP products which are the local handicrafts and agricultural products that are transformed into interesting products. The outstanding product from Ang Thong is the court dolls.

shopping Shopping

Ang Thong, originally known as Mueang Wiset Chai Chan, is located along the Noi River and the low-lying banks of the Chao Phraya River. Historically, Ang Thong was an essential frontier outpost of the Ayutthaya Kingdom in defense against the Burmese.

Ang Thong province is a center for the production of numerous handicrafts, including miniature dolls, firebricks, drums, and wickerwork. It is also the site of origin of Li Ke folk dancing and many native folk songs, as well as the hometown of Nai Dok and Nai Thongkaeo, heroes of the legendary Bang Rachan Battle against the Burmese. Ang Thong also features more than 200 magnificent and interesting temples.

It is located on the central region not far from Bangkok and can be a one day trip. There are many tourist destinations mostly the main places about history, religion, culture, lifestyle and local knowledge. It is considered a province that remains Thai lifestyle for people to see.

Angthong province is divided into seven districts (amphoe). They are Mueang Ang Thong, Chaiyo, Pa Mok, Pho Thong, Sawaeng Ha, Wiset Chai Chan and Samko.

At present Ang Thong is full of local handicrafts including court doll, drum making, pottery brick and basketwork manufacturing. There are about 200 interesting temples that are beautiful and important in terms of history. Recently, local people have grown flowers like marigold and sunflower in big and wide fields and they become a new destination for a lot of tourists who show interest and come to visit the place.

Ang Thong has hotels, resorts and homestay places that met the standard in Pho Thong, Pa Mok and Wiset Chichan district. These homestays are organized by local people who cooperate in managing sustainable tourism remaining old culture, lifestyle for tourists to closely learn and experience. Accommodation, food and guided tour are also available.

Wat Khun Intapramun is one of the oldest temples. It houses the big reclining Buddha statue called Phra Sri Muang Thong.

Wat Muang situates the biggest Buddha statue in Thailand called “Phra Budhha Mahaminh Sakayamunee Visejchaicharn”

Wat Chaiyo Worawiharn or Wat Ket Chaiyo houses Phra Mahabuddhaphim or Luang Phor To, the sitting Buddha statue. It is one of the most important temples in Ang Thong.

Wat Pamok Worawiharn is an old temple from Sukhothai period. It features a big reclining Buddha statue.

Wat Tonson is an old temple housing a Buddha statue in the attitude of subduing mara named “Somdet Phra Buddha Nava Lokutta Dhamma Bodi Sri Muangthong”. The temple is also a place of one of the largest big fish areas.

Wat Sang Katai is the new Unseen destination in Angthong. The attraction is an old monastery about 400 years old. Roots of trees are nestled upon the wall of the monastery.

Wat Tha houses a beautiful golden pagoda called “Phra tat Chedi Sri Pho Thong” which contains the relic of Buddha’s neck.

Wat Sakeow situates Samakkhisamakhan building, which is a center for hand woven fabric project under Her Majesty the Queen’s initiation known as Bang Sadet woven fabric.

Wat Kian has mural paintings created by the craftsmen from Wiset Chicharn family in the end of Ayutthaya period in its sanctuary. It is considered the most beautiful mural painting in Ang Thong city. The temple is also an orphan care center.

Wat Si Roi is assumed that it was built to become a monument to Chu, the vice deputy chief and 400 Wiset Chaicharn local people who died from the war between Thailand and Myanmar in the reign of King Ekkathat. The monastery displays a seated Buddha statue outdoor called Luang Pho To Wat Si Roi by the locals.

Basketwork Village at Ban Bangchaocha is the center of important and famous handicraft basketworks of Ang Thong province. Bamboo is the material which creates neat and beautiful quality.

Ban Bangsadet court doll center is project of Her Majesty the Queen’s initiation in order to be another way of income for people.

Drum Making village. Pae local people bring acacia wood which is the soft wood easy to dig up together with cow’s skin to make drums ranging from small size to big size. Tourists can see the demonstration of drum making and also can purchase as souvenirs.

Natural bird garden is situated at Wat Riwwa. There are a lot of openbill stocks, herons, cormorants, kingfishers, shrikes, etc. Some species nearly extinct and are rare to see in other regions.

Lyle’s flying fox at Wat Chantaram. Inside the temple, there are a lot of trees, Lyle’s flying fox and other types of birds living in the area.

Ang Thong province has many interesting activities to offer such as paying respect to the reclining Buddha statue in 3 temples, Wat Pamok Worawiharn, Wat Ratchapaksi and Wat Khun Inthapramun, paying respect to Luang Por Tor, Wat Chaiyo Worawiharn, seeing mural paintings from Ayutthaya period, going for rafting at Noi River, staying at a homestay, riding bikes or E-taen farmer’s truck for sightseeing, etc.

There are many choices of food in Ang Thong including A la carte for tourists who would like to try local food in restaurants in town, important attractions and fresh market. Many choices of authentic food is available.

Souvenir shops are available in tourism attractions for tourists to choose. What should not be missed is OTOP products which are the local handicrafts and agricultural products that are transformed into interesting products. The outstanding product from Ang Thong is the court dolls.