Chaloem Rattanakosin National Park - Things to Know Before Visiting
Si Sawat District, Kanchanaburi 71220, Thailand
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About Chaloem Rattanakosin National Park
Chaloem Rattanakosin National Park is located 97 km. north of Kanchanaburi town in Nong Prue District. With an area of 59 square kilometres The park’s main attractions are its cave systems. 300 metres long Tham Than Lot Noi features many large stalactites and stalagmites. Tham Than Lot Yai also features stalactites and stalagmites in addition to being a site where ancient skeletal remains and weapons have been found.
Attractions Near Chaloem Rattanakosin National Park
The awe-inspiring Srinakarin Dam in Thailand is located in the province of Kanchanaburi Thailand’s third-largest province. It is a place of great natural beauty and has several national parks within its boundaries. Kanchanaburi is situated on the western perimeter of Thailand and borders neighbouring Myanmar at the famous ‘Three Pagodas Pass’.Khaoen Srinakarin national park is located two hundred kilometres from Bangkok and is the location of Srinakarin Dam.
Phu Toei national park is located in the north-western tip of Suphanburi province. It is home to waterfalls, caves, river streams, hills covered with dry and moist evergreen forests.
Located in West Thailand in the Tenasserim Hills range of Kanchanaburi Province, it is home to one of the most popular falls in the country. Founded in 1975 as Thailand’s 12th National Park, it is covering an area of 550 km². The major attraction of the park is the 7-tiered Erawan Falls with emerald green ponds. There are also several impressive and long caves within the park, some of them deeper inside the park, few of them along the roads around the park.
It is the earth dam built to restore water from Kra Siao Stream. It is the longest earth dam in Thailand and large breeding ground.
Hellfire Pass is by far the most impressive war memorial in Kanchanaburi province. A visit is highly recommended for people with a strong interest in World War II history. A railway cutting through the mountains on the Death Railway, known by the Japanese as Konyu cutting. It is now one of the famous attractions in Thailand.
“Saiyok Noi Waterfall”, known as "Khao Phang Waterfall”, is a well-known waterfall with limestone cliffs collapsing and that became the origin of the name "Khao Phang Waterfall”. The upstream falls from the mountain and flows along the limestone cliffs about 15-meter high, spreading over the sloping ground in the area.
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Discover More Attractions in Kanchanaburi, Where Chaloem Rattanakosin National Park Is Located
Kanchanaburi is well known for the history of its ancient civilization and the World War II Bridge over the River Kwai. In 1942 more than 100,000 people died from horrific working conditions to build the Thailand-Burma railway bridge over the River Kwai.