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Formerly known as Khao Laem Dam, Vajiralongkorn Dam is one of major dams in Thailand. It is a rock fill dam made of reinforced concrete, measured 92 meters high, 10-metre-wide weir and stretch 1,019 meters across the Khwae Noi River.
The main purpose is to generate hydroelectricity as well as collect flood water and supply water for agriculture. The construction of the dam creates a scenic lake you should take a cruise along to enjoy the views. Floating rafts are also available for overnight stays.
Getting there: The dam is located at Tambon Tha Khanun, 153 km. from Kanchanaburi on Highway 323
It is a nature theme park, a tourism attraction, and is the most important animal breeding centre in Kanchanaburi. You can see a wide variety of animals for example, camels, tigers, lions, bears, elephants, deers, zebras, llamas, ostrichs, flamingos ,giraffes etc.
Srinagarindra Dam is the largest rockfill-with-clay-core dam in Thailand. It is built to serve as basin to collect flood water during the flood season, generate water-power electricity and supply water for agriculture and fishery. Visitors should take a cruise around the dam’s lake to soak up the beautiful sceneries.
This 300-square-kilometer national park is best known for the family of Sai Yok Waterfalls (Namtok Sai Yok); three picturesque waterfalls located in the park. Namtok Sai Yok was first widely known among Thais when King Rama V visited them in 1888 during his reign that inspired Prince Naris,
Admission: 200 baht for adults, 100 baht for children.Contact: Chalerm Rattanakosin National Park, tel. 0 3454 7020,0 34546140 or National Park Office; National Park, Wildlife and Plant Conservation Department, Bangkok, tel. 0 2562 0760 or www.dnp.go.th.
for centuries, rather in term of battles and wars in the past or trades and friendly relationships nowadays. Located approximately 240 kilometers from city or 22 kilometers from SangkhlaBuri, the three lining pagodas are memorials to the Siam-Burmese battle during the Ayutthaya period (1350-1767).