Trat Attractions, Attractions in Trat, what to do in Trat, Trat Sightseeing

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Trat Attractions
Religious Site
The shrine of the town's guardian spirit
Location : Amphoe Mueang
lies on Luk Muang Road near Wat Yothanimit, it is different from other shrines. The structure features a Chinese shag. It was assumed that. The Great King Taksin set up the shrine while assembling his army to redeem the independence of the country. While seizing Trat, it was said that, French troops saw the province's residents pay respect to the shrine every day.
Wat Saphan Hin (Saphan Hin Temple)
Location : Amphoe Mueang
is expected to be at least 100 years old but no evidence indicating when it was exactly built has been found. In the middle of the pond is situated and old church, a km the temple. Two lines of stones are used in communication between the two banks and the church.
Wat Saphan Hin   The shrine of the town's guardian spirit
Wat Yotha Nimit
Location : Amphoe Mueang
This temple, which is also known as Wat Bot, is located on Tetsaban 4 Road near the city pillar. With fine murals in its former Ubosot, the temple was once used as the site for the government officials' oath of allegiance ceremony during the reign of King Taksin. The rite was shifted to Wat Phai Lom by King Rama V.
Wat Buppharam or Wat Plai Klong
Location : Amphoe Mueang
Located on Plai Khlong Road, the temple dates from the mid-17th century and features the oldest wooden image hall in the country, while the surviving murals are of the early Rattanakosin period. The temple's museum houses a number of ancient relics. Buddha images in different postures, and Chinese and European porcelain.
Wat Muang Kao Saen Tum
Location : Amphoe Khao Sa Ming
in Khao Tah Moh, Moo 7 Baan Erem. Tambon Praneet. The temple is 38 km far from Amphoe Khao Saming Office. In the southern area lies dark brown stone ingots of different shapes from 4 to 9 sides. The stones are 30-150 cm. in length and weigh from 10-100 km The way the stones are put and piled up suggests that the area once used to be a place of worship. When Knocked upon, some stones give the sound resembling that of belts. The Historical site is believed to be built in pre-BC time.
Wat Yothanimit Wat Buppharam or Wat Plai Klong Wat Muang Kao Saen Tum
Museum
Koh Chang Yutthanawi Memorial (Naval Battle Monument Pier)
Location : Amphoe Laem Ngob
The Koh Chang Yutthanawi Memorial, at Laem Ngop, commemorates the Franco-Thai naval engagement on January 17, 1941. Other attractions at the memorial include the Statue of Prince Chumphon, father of the Thai navy, and a warship-shaped museum displaying old equipment and armaments of the fleet with exhibits on the Koh Chang naval battle.
Khao Lan Thai Red Cross Centre
Location : Amphoe Klong Yai
The Khao Lan Thai Red Cross Centre on Trat-Khlong Yai Highway at km 48 was formerly a facility to assist Cambodian refugees who fled the fighting in their country into Thailand from 1978 until peace was restored in 1986. After the refugees were repatriated, the centre was closed. Today, the site has been adapted into a tourist facility. Tel. 0 3952 1621.
Koh Chang Yutthanawi Memorial Khao Lan Thai Red Cross Centre
Market
Talat Ploy
Location : Amphoe Borai
Talat Ploy, or Gem Markets in Amploe Borai is noted as a source of rubies or the so-called Thapthim Siam. Interesting jewel markets are Talat Phloi Hua Thung, Talat Phloi Ban Sa Yai, Talat Phloi Nong Bon, etc. The business hours of these markets begin from dawn till 10.00 am. Presently, the jewel business has come to a recess because less rubies are available. Visitors are welcome to explore the markets and purchase gems on sale.
Ban Hat Lek
Location : Amphoe Klong Yai
Ban Hat Lek is the farthest border village in Trat. It is on Highway No. 318 within Khlong Yai District about 16 km from the district town, or approximately 89 km from the provincial capital. After the conflict ended in Cambodia, it has become a channel for Thai-Cambodia trading. There is an immigration check point at the border. Visitors wishing to enter Cambodia from here have to apply for visa at the Cambodian Embassy in advance. Along Highway No. 318 (Trat-Khlong Yai) are several white clean beaches and other attractions including:
Laem Sok Talat Ploy Ban Hat Lek
Natural Attractions
Koh Chang
Location: Amphoe Koh Chang
The island is a part of Koh Chang National Park. It covers an area of 217 sq km, about 30 km long and 14 km wide and is located approximately 9 km from the mainland. The topography contains high mountains and stone cliffs. The pristine nature with dense forest, waterfalls and prolific underwater on the island draw tourists to admire and enjoy their holiday since the World War II. Since the last 10 years, Koh Chang has developed into a major tourist destination with a wide choice of accommodations and excellent facilities. More information
Koh Kood
Location: Amphoe Koh Kood
Located at the end of Thai eastern maritime territory with almost 80 km from the mainland, Koh Kood covers an area of 162 sq km with population of only 2,000. It takes about 1.5 hours by speedboat from the piers in Trat. The island still has limited infrastructure. The road is small which is concrete, asphalt and dirt in some parts. Ideal for those who would like to get away from the crowd, Koh Kood is quiet and peaceful with crystal clear water, abundant underwater world, lush forest, waterfalls, powdery white sand beach and the long fringe of coconut trees. Accommodations are not populated but spread along the western side with a few in the eastern side. More information
Koh Mak
Location: Amphoe Laem Ngop
Koh Mak lies between Koh Chang and Koh Kood with an approximation of 38 km from the mainland, 30 km from Koh Chang and 22 km from Koh Kood. The island covers an area of 16 sq km or 9,000 rai and has 27 km coastline. This small island has somewhat flat terrain with plenty of coconut and rubber plantations. There are some islands nearby Koh Mak which allow visitors to explore its beauty. Most of accommodations are located on the western side on the island.More information
Laem Sok
Location : Amphoe Mueang
was used Laem Ngob is located 17 km away from the inner city of Trat along 3184 Highway. The big pier where tourists can get ferry service to islands such as Koh Chang, Koh Kradat, Koh Wai, Koh Kood etc is about 500 meter far from the Office of the Amphoe. Besides, in the area tourists can find shops selling souvenirs, sea food shops and other products like shrimp paste, dried shrimp fish sauce and ngob (kind of hat worn by Thai female peasants made of bamboos and plam leaves) of different patterns.
Other Attractions
Residanggamport Residence
Location : Amphoe Mueang
On Lak Muang Road, this is an old 3-story building that was once used as the residence of the French governor when the town was occupied in 1904-1907. Subsequently, from 1928, it became the residence of Trat's governors.
Oriental Garden
Location : Amphoe Khao Sa Ming
is a place to learn more of OTOP products to export of Trat province. Located on 87 Moo 5 Sukhumvit Rd. Tambon Khao Sa Ming, situated from town about 17 km

Activities are open to those interested in group visits including :
- Visit fruit processing factory : Stir-fried pineapple, Stir-fried Durian
- See toxic-free vegetable Organic Farm : the lamongrass, the citrus
In addition, visitors can purchase products in manufacturers prices. More information Tel. 0 3953 7300, 08 5982 7770.
Ban Nam Chiao
Location : Amphoe Laem Ngob
This village is approximately 8 km from town on the Trat-Laem Ngop route. It is noted for Ngop Nam Chieo, a native hat to ward off the sun. The hat, which is still widely used today as it is light and comfortable, is woven with local palm leafs grown in mangrove area. In addition to the traditional shape, it has been adapted into other more fashionable shapes as souvenirs.
Laem Ngob
Location : Amphoe Laem Ngob
lies 17 km away from the inner city of Trat along 3184 Highway. The big pier where tourists can get ferry service to islands such as Koh Chang, Koh Kradat, Koh Wai, Koh Kood etc is about 500 metre far from the Office of the Amphoe. Besides, in the area tourists can find shops selling souvenirs, sea food shops and other products like shrimp paste, dried shrimp fish sauce and ngob (kind of hat worn by Thai female peasants made of bamboos and plam leaves) of different patterns.
Residanggamport Residence Ban Nam Chiao Oriental Garden