Saraburi Province

Saraburi has been an important town since ancient times. It is believed to have been constructed in the year 1548 during the reign of King Maha Chak-kaphat of Ayutthaya as a centre for recruiting troops.

The town, as a gateway to the northeastern region, is only 108 kms. from Bangkok. It occupies an area of 3,576.5 square kilometres.

Phu Khae Botanical Garden

This Botanical Garden is located in Phu Khae district, 17 kilometres from town along the Saraburi-Lop Buri route (Phahonyothin Road). It collects various kinds of plants for study and breeding. The vast expanse of garden and the flowing stream are suitable places for relaxation. The garden is open daily from 08.00-18.00.

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Sao Ronghai

Sao Ronghai  is in Chao Mae Takhian Tong Shrine at Wat Sung, Tambon Sao Hai. It is located 500 meters from Sao Hai District Office. It is a large pillar, which is believed to be a female spirit because offerings people give to this pillar are all female items. According to legend, when Bangkok was…

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Tham Phra Phothisat

This cave houses a bas-relief Buddha image of the Dvaravati period as well as beautiful stalactite and stalagmite formations. It is located at Tambon Thap Kwang, Amphoe Kaeng Khoi, 15 kms. from the town along Highway No. 2 and 11 kms. along an access road.

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Tham Phrathat Charoentham

This is another beautiful cave, which is full of stalactites and stalagmites. It is located at Tambon Song Khon, Amphoe Kaeng Khoi 22 kms. from Saraburi along highway No. 2.

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Pa Sak River trip

The Pa Sak River, which runs through the area of Amphoe Kaeng Khoi, offers beautiful scenery of forests and high cliffs along the riverside. Boat trip are operated by some riverside resorts such as the Supalai Pasak Resort, 13 kms. beyond Kaeng Khoi market. Cruising Along the Pa Sak River The Pa Sak River: The…

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Muak Lek Arboretum

This is an intermediate forested area between Muak Lek and Pak Chong Districts, 37 kms. from Saraburi on Highway No. 2. The entrance is near the Muak Lek Food Market. The area is shady and very pleasant with stream where visitors can enjoy swimming.

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Bencha Sutthi Khongkha

Bencha Sutthi Khongkha refers to the sacred water from 1 of the 5 important rivers that flows through Sao Hai District, which has been used in the Oath of Allegiance Ceremony from the reign of King Rama IV until the present time. When the king travelled by boat, he dropped by and took a bath…

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Weaving Centre

Weaving Centre of Tambon Ban Ton Tan was originated from a group of unemployed women but would like to make use of their free time and create more income for their families. This centre is a complete learning venue for youth and the public. There are various kinds of woven fabric on display such as loincloth,…

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Thanon Phrachao Songtham

Thanon Phrachao Songtham or Thanon Farang Song Klong is a road constructed during the reign of King Songtham when he came to examine the Buddha’s footprint by his royal barge travelling along the Pa Sak River. As the king arrived at the pier, he continued his trip by an elephant led by Phran Bun. On…

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Ban Khao Kaeo

Ban Khao Kaeo is a traditional Thai wooden house of approximately 80-100 years old and is the property of Achan Songchai Wannakun. The house is established as the “Thai Yuan Cultural Study Centre”, collecting folk utensils, weapons, living tools, as well as, ancient woven textiles aged more than 100 years old such as Pha Muk…

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