All you need to know about Chon Buri

Chonburi is a city in Thailand. Part of the Mueang Chonburi District, it lies 62 miles away from Bangkok, and close to the Gulf of Thailand. The name “Chonburi” means “city of water” in Thai, with reference to the fact that the city is located on a coast.

Together with various other local areas, Chonburi forms part of a conurbation called the Pattaya Chonburi Metropolitan Area. The city has a tropical climate, with dry winters and warm summers.

Chonburi is home to a number of beaches which serve as popular tourist attractions. Other famous sites include Sriracha Tiger Zoo, Amata Castle, and the temple Wat Yai Intraram. For shopping, head to the Ang Sila Old Market, where you’ll be able to pick up some fabulous seafood.

Sukhumvit Road is the main street that runs through Chonburi, and takes you all the way to from Bangkok to Cambodia. You can also travel around Chonburi by train, by boarding a train at Chon Buri railway station, located in the city’s Ban Suan Sub-district.

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