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Dams to explore in Chai Nat

Chai Nat

Chai Nat is on the flat river plain of central Thailand's Chao Phraya River valley. Chai Nat was first established during the Ayutthaya period and was used as a successful base of operations for confronting the Burmese army. As the Burmese were defeated every time, the area earned the name Chai Nat, 'place of victory'.

Chao Phraya Dam
Chao Phraya DamChao Phraya Dam, Tambon Bang Luang, Amphoe Sapphaya, Chang Wat Chai Nat 17150, Thailand

The nation's first large-scale Dam is located at the bend of Bang Krabian River, Mu 3, Tambon Bang Luang. With a total length of 237.5 meters and a height of 16.5 meters, this reinforced concrete dam is built across flowing water and consists of 16 spillways.The dam's opening ceremony, dated February 7, 1957. The dam is beautiful particularly between January and February, when it is home to thousands of waterfowl.

Map of Dams to explore in Chai Nat