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Thailand's 10 most picturesque cities
It also has antique places, breathtaking sanctuaries and intriguing city areas. We' re listing the 10 most attractive cities in Thailand to discover. Situated at the north tip of the land, the pretty Chiang Rai is often underestimated, although it has some of Thailand's most complicated monasteries and is a gate to the Golden Triangle.
Try mountaineering, biking in the city, walks on the colourful road festivals on weekends or see the dramatic Khun Kornfall. Kanchanaburi, a small, enchanting riverside resort in western Thailand, is located on the outskirts of the breathtaking mountain range.
Known for its Kwai riverbank and of particular historic importance for its links to the Burma Railway, also known as the Death Railway, where innumerable POWs were killed during the Japans' warfare. Kanchanaburi is also a good place to visit the beautiful Kanchanaburi cave and waterfall area.
Krabi is one of the best coastal resorts on the southwestern Thai coastline with clear water, pristine sandy shores and stunning rocks (ideal for climbers). Krabi also provides snorkelling, dipping and canoeing. It is a seaside resort that you will not want to miss, with sandy spots and near cascades that contribute to the village's natural beachs.
It also has some of the best views of the sunset in the land from Railay Beach near by. Saqhothai is a former Thai capitol. Today the old part of the old part of the world is in shambles and will take travellers back in history. There are many places to rent a bike and the best way to explore the streets is by bike.
The small city of Pai in northern Thailand is easy to reach from Chiang Mai. Although the streets are breezy, the landscape is breath-taking and the trip is worthwhile. This city is encircled by luxuriant jungles, warm water sources andfalls. If you are looking for the best way to explore the breath-taking area is by motorbike, but what you probably want to do most of the way here is to unwind in a padded paddle or in a warm well.
Chiang Mai, a city that is less messy than other towns in the land, is a favourite with travellers and provides the ideal setting for relaxing, easy visits and enjoying Thailand's best cuisine. Visiting antique sanctuaries and the historical centre, let yourself be massaged and get to know how to prepare genuine Thai cuisine.
You can also hike through the area; there are many nice strolls in the area. Situated in the Gulf of Thailand, this gorgeous T-shaped isle is known for its sandy beach and clear-water. It has a vibrant night life and tasty shellfish, with many great local cuisine. Situated between India, China and the Malaysia Islands, the city is a strategically important trade centre in Asia.
Today there are only a few remains left, which give the visitor a good insight into the form of this magnificent old cityscape. Situated on the banks of the Mekong River, Nong Khai is a delightful place that gives the visitor an insight into real local history in the provinces of Isaan, a land with a powerful culture and a home of its people.
You will have wonderful view of rivers, old and intriguing cliffs in Phu Phra Bat Historical Park and breathtaking caves. Whenever possible, attend one of the yearly festivities when the vibrant and colourful atmosphere of the old part of the country makes the trip as colourful as possible. The Phetchaburi is an old village in the south-west of Thailand's capitol Bangkok.
It is a city of breathtaking old temple and former royal palace houses. Don't miss the Tham Khao Luang Cave, which contains a very old buddhistic cloak.