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Prachuap city is situated right on the bay. Ao Prachuap is a very beautiful bay and is decorated with big and small islands that floating in front of the bay. A beachfront road with a wide foot path and bicycle lane is very suitable for sport activities, such as jogging, walking or beach soothing. There are a public park in this area as well, importantly safety playground is available. It is very lively spot for family pinic in the evening before the sun setting.
It is southwards of Prachuap town 2 kilometers. There is a road connecting between Ao Prachuap to Ao Manao. Ao Manao is a beautiful and wide beach with shallow sea water. It is perfectly for family pinic and recreation. This Beach is under supervision of the Royal Thai Airforce. This area is used to be the site of Thai and Japanese troops of World War II when December 8, 1941. There are several interesting attractions such as an Historical park, Jao Po Khao Lom Muak shrine, hiking Lom Muak Mount to view the most beautiful scenery panoramic view of three bays (Ao Noi, Ao Prachuap and Ao Manao).
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There is accommodations and food center on the beach. Accommodation should reserve in an advance please contact +66(032)
611-017, 611 031, 661 088 and 661 089. In webmaster opinion, this bay is very calm, shallow and so clean. It is very suitable for family holiday vacation or new couple. There are many interesting and impressive activities for visitors to explore and experience it. Let's travel, it's funny.
King Mongkut Memorial Park of Scient and Technology - Wa Ghor:
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It was an important historical site. The reign of King Rama IV, his royal highness had been visited at Wa Ghor for watching a full solar eclipse. Unfortunately, his royal highness had caught malaria and then pass away. Wah Kor Beach stretches and lines with pine trees that makes this surrounding is presant. Now a day, this place is dedicated itself for many scientific knowledgable center, especially astronomy. Many young and adult students visit here for science activities camp. Furthermore, there is an aquarium, butterflies garden for visitors who love fish and insects that open everyday. For more information, please contact +66(032) 661 098, 661 726 and 661 727.
How to get there: From Prachuap town take the beachfront road passing Ao Prachuap, Ao Manao and Klong Wan Market, and then go straight on to the park. It is 10 kilometers from Prachuap town to the park. Ortherwise take a road no.4 (Petchakasem Road), turn left at the standing kilometer-stone 335 continue to the road about 4 kilometers, you will reach the park.
Dan Sing Khon:
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Sing Khon Border had been used a main passage between Thailand and Myanmar from the old day to present day for both
commercial and political purposes. It is a shortcut to Malayu Peninsula. This is also the narrowest land of Thailand measuring from shore to the Thailand-Myanmar border at Dan Sing Khon is only 12 kilometers wide. There is a daily border market where both Thai and Burmese vendors gathering around here to sell products, ranging from local Burmese goods to intriguing jewelries.
How to get there: From Prachuap town take the road no.4 (Petchakasem Road) down to the Southern. Turn right at the standing kilometer-stone 331. Go straight on the road to reach Border Patrol Police 146 junction, then turn left.
It is about 4 kilometers after turning from the junction, you will reach the Thailand-Myanmar Border. Distance from Prachuap town to Sing Khon Border is approximately 23 kilometers.