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Chachoengsao
About Chachoengsao

Chachoengsao is an old city by the Bang Pakong River, and it is normally called Paet Riu.  The province is not far from Bangkok, so it takes a few hours to get there.

There are 11 districts in Chachoengsao – Muaeng Chachoengsao, Bang Khla, Bang Nam Priao, Bang Pakong, Ban Pho, Phanom Sarakham, Ratchasan, Sanam Chai Khet, Plaeng Yao, Tha Takiap, and Khlong Khuean.

When talking about Chachoengsao, people often think of Luang Phor Sothon – the most important Buddha image of the province.  Moreover, the province is known for mangoes.  In mango seasons, there is a mango festival every year.

Now, many religious places are increasing, and so are the other tourist attractions. 

How to go

There are buses from Bangkok to Chachoengsao in Bangkok’s northern bus terminal (Mo Chit 2) daily.  For more information, call 1490 or go to the website www.transport.co.th

Now, you can buy a ticket online in www.busticket.in.th, www.thaiticketmajor.com  or www.thairoute.com

Trains leave Bangkok’s Hualamphong station for Chachoengsao throughout the day.  For more information, contact State Railway of Thailand by calling 1690 or going to the website www.railway.co.th

Now, you can buy a ticket online in https://www.thairailwayticket.com/eTSRT/

In the city, you can take minibuses to travel around the city.  The minibus stops can be seen at Chachoengsao Bus Terminal, Wat Sothornvararamvoraviharn, Ban Mai Market, Bang Khla Floating Market, and Khlong Suan 100-year old Market.

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