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Ang Thong - อ่างทอง
Ang Thong is 108km from Bangkok, 536km from Amnat Charoen, 35km from Ayutthaya, 361km from Buriram, 148km from Chachoengsao, 92km from Chainat, 293km from Chaiyaphum, 332km from Chanthaburi, 592km from Chiang Mai, 683km from Chiang Rai, 169km from Chonburi, 470km from Kalasin, 258km from Kamphaeng Phet, 400km from Khon Kaen, 214km from Korat, 500km from Lampang, 571km from Lamphun, 471km from Loei, 40km from Lopburi, 825km from Mae Hong Son, 426km from Mahasarakham, 593km from Mukdahan, 116km from Nakhon Nayok, 691km from Nakhon Phanom, 141km from Nakhon Sawan, 566km from Nan, 528km from Nong Bua Lamphu, 566km from Nong Khai, 99km from Nonthaburi, 89km from Pathum Thani, 589km from Phayao, 297km from Phetchabun, 254km from Phichit, 270km from Phitsanulok, 448km from Phrae, 144km from Prachinburi, 266km from Rayong, 445km from Roi Et, 242km from Sa Kaeo, 598km from Sakon Nakhon, 133km from Samut Prakan, 58km from Saraburi, 40km from Singburi, 522km from Sisaket, 327km from Sukhothai, 40km from Suphanburi, 408km from Surin, 326km from Tak, 402km from Trat, 580km from Ubon Ratchathani, 515km from Udon Thani 119km from Uthai Thani, 388km from Uttaradit and 482km from Yasothon.
In nearby Suphan Buri is Pu Toei National Park, other neighbouring provinces to Ang Thong are Singburi, Lopburi and Ayutthaya.
NB; This is not the Ang Thong National Marine Park which consists of 42 islands near Koh Samui, Koh Tao and Koh Phangan in the Surat Thani Province.
In February is the Angthong Products and Red Cross Fair, this has Red Cross booths, exhibitions about local goods, agricultural and local products and handcrafts contests, ornamental floral arrangements, long drum beating contests, Miss Sri Angthong Contest, also cultural performances from various districts, and other forms of entertainment, more on Thai Festivals.
Other places of interest in Ang Thong Province is The Drum Making Village, The Fish Park, The Ban Bang Sadet Court Doll Center and Phra Tamnak Khamyat.
Ang Thong - อ่างทอง means "Golden Bowl", if you want to learn more about the Thai language why not visit our Learn Thai Forum.
If you want to learn more about Ang Thong Province why not post your questions in our Central Thailand & Ang Thong Forum.
Ang Thong Tourist Attractions
Built during the Sukhothai period and is supposedly home to the largest and longest reclining Buddha in Thailand.
Supposedly Wat Muang is surrounded by the biggest lotus petals in the world, it also supposedly has the biggest golden Buddha statue in the world.
Home to a beautiful gilded reclining Buddha.
Apart from the above Temples Ang Thong is home to around 200 others, including Wat Phinitthammasan, Wat Ratchapaksi (Nok), Wat Suwansewariyaram, Wat Mathurotsatiyaram, Wat Chantharangsi, Wat Tonson, Wat Plotsat, Wat Sa Kaeo and many others too numerous to mention. You can read more about Temples and Wats in Ang Thong on our Ang Thong Temples & Wats thread
Ang Thong Aquarium
Located in front of Ang Thong prison, you will find many large Amazon serpent-headed fish and also native fish like rad (gourami), sawai (genus Pangasius), thepo (genus Pangasius) and many others. You can learn more about Thai fish on our Thai Fresh Water Fish page.
Is located at Mu 2, Ban Riowa, Tambon Ban Phran, 24 kilometers from Ang Thong province. Take Pho Thong Sawaeng Ha Road (Highway No. 3054) Km 18-19, turn into Ban Tambon Nongmaekai until reaching Nongmaekai School. Then go along the laterite road for 6 kilometers until you reach Wat Riowa. In this temple there are thousands of birds of various species that naturally dwell there including the egret, heron, open-billed stork, night heron, cormorant kingfisher, etc. Certain kinds are quite rare and cannot easily be seen in other places.
Ang Thong Brick
Is a high quality household industry for domestic sales. Most people use this kind of brick to decorate external parts of the buildings and houses. Those who are interested can buy the bricks directly from the factory. There are more than 42 factories in Amphoe Pa Mok along Highway No. 3501 Km 1-9 and Highway No. 309 Km 43-47.
Ban Khu Mueang
Is located in Tambon Ban Phai, 4 kilometers from the north of Sawaeng Ha District and 3 kilometers from Bang Rachan stockade. At Ban Khu Mueang, archaeologists discovered ruins of an ancient city, which presumably existed during Thwarawadi period. Its evidence shows a wide ancient moat and earthen mound, some fragments of pottery, animal bones, beads, and medicine grinding stone. At present, it is a simple canal without any traces of historical sites.
Guest Houses & Hotels in Ang Thong
Wiset Inn Hotel
Telephone - 035-631904
Pho Thong Inn Hotel
Telephone - 035-691140
Other hotels include Ang Thong Hotel, Panpree Hotel, Bualuang Ang Thong Hotel, Regent Garden Inn Hotel and Siam Inn Hotel
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