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The city of Trat is the primary central point for peregrination to the renowned Koh Chang Island. Furthermore, there is a gem markets and Cambodian border market, too. Like Chanthaburi, Trat is an extremely valuable ruby-mining province, with the most popular gem market situated in Bo Rai District, some 50 kilometers north of the Cambodian border. Those captivated by shopping will be experiencing happiness as Trat has more abundant markets than any other of neighboring provinces in Thailand. This is due to the Cambodian and coastal commerce.

Trat is Thailand’s most eastern province, adjoining Cambodia within the Khao Banthat mountain territories. The city of Trat provides as a descending center for travelers to the province’s of 52 large and small islands, consisting of: Mu Koh Chang Marine National Park, whose extensive, white, fine sand beaches have made Koh Chang one of Thailand’s outstanding ‘escapades. It is quite an ideal place for a vacation in Thailand.

The capital city of Trat is located in appealing and captivating surroundings and a manifoldness of pristine attractions for lovers of the natures. Trat in addition is a traversing point for people journeying to Cambodia, as it is only a 90-minute minibus ride to the border at Hat Lek. Air assistance and services to Trat by means of Bangkok Airways is established. Air traveling to Trat and Koh Chang is destined for those who are not on a guarded budget though. A travel agency in Thailand does have good and affordable packages.

Main attractions:

Wat Yotha Nimit
There are masterly paintings on the walls and some ancient antiquities have been preserved in its previous Ubosot, The temple was originally accomplished when King Taksin the Great arrived to organize his contingents here. Government dignitary on one occasion used it as the place for the affirmations of loyalty and commitment ceremony.  

Wat Buppharam
Also recognized as Wat Plai Khlong (Temple at the End of the Canal), and approximately 2 kilometers from the provincial mainland, this temple dates from the 1650s.

Ko Chang Naval Battle Remembrance Day
Commemoration of this event happens every January 17-23 at the Laem Ngop Krom Luang Chumphonkhet Udomsak monument and Ko Chang, to celebrate a Thai naval success over the French in 1941. The happenings comprise of merit- making, famous folk entertainment and cultural shows.

Sweet Rakam & Red Ruby Day
Happening in the time around late May and early June, at the Provincial City Hall, this commemoration celebrates Trat's most popular fruit, Rakam, a variety of palm fruit with a saccharine sour zest, which is intensely sweet when ripened, and the province's distinguished gemstone. A festivity traditionally highlights expositions, fruit competitions an agricultural productions of sales as well as folk entertainment.

Trat Independence Day
Commemorated every March 23-27 at the Provincial City Hall, this occasion celebrates 23 March 1906 event, when Trat was had been released and freed from the French occupation. People from neighboring towns and tourist are getting together to experience King Chulalongkorn (Rama V) Festivity Parade. There are competitions highlighting the native Lang An dog, locally developed stalls and several cultural shows and folk shows and other extravaganza events.

Koh Chang, Koh Kood, Koh Mak

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