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Rayong city is located on the east coast of Thailand, about 220 kilometres from Bangkok. The Rayong map Thailand covers total area of 3,552 square kilometers. Most of the land on Rayong map is marked by a chain of mountains combined by flat plains and large expanses of forest and fruit plantation. Administratively, Rayong map Thailand is

divided into Muang Rayong, Klaeng, Ban Khai, Bang Chang, Pluak Daeng and Wang Chan districts and Khao Chamao and Nikhom Phatthana sub-districts. The region is gifted with natural beauty including its kilometers of coastline, a sequence of mountains combined by flat plains and forested land, rubber, and fruit plantations. The city is known for its seafood products and its tropical fruits. For beach lovers it offers with several fine beaches for tourists who are seeking rest and relaxation in a quiet atmosphere.

Rayong map is a beautiful resort on the eastern coast, which is gaining popularity. It takes pried in its 100 kilometer-long coastline, several beautiful beaches and scenic waterfalls amongst the natural surroundings. The region is famous among the visitors for its quality beaches and fine islands, proving a popular destination for travelers from around the globe as well as the local people. Rayong is also rich in sea-life resources and considered a major agricultural and industrial province. On the Rayong map Thailand the best known attractions are the beautiful islands off its calm beaches, to the best kept secrets are located at a short distance away from the heart of the city. The province is famous among tourists for its interesting destinations and exciting activities.
Best Places in Rayong
image THE KING TAKSIN SHRINE
The shrine is located at Wat Lum Mahachai Chumpon, which commemorates King Taksin the Great's brief sojourn in Rayong. In front of the shrine is a large tree of the genus Parkia, where according to local legend, his elephant was believed to be stabled.
image WAT PA PRADU
The ancient Wat Pa Pradu on Sukhumvit road houses a 12-meter-long Reclining Buddha, measuring 11.95 metres long by 3.60 metres high. Unlike other reclining statues, it lies on the left instead of the usual right. This temple was constructed during the Ayuttaya period.
image PAYOON, PLA AND HAT NAMRIN BEACHES
Payoon, Pla and Hat Namrin beaches are located in Ban Chang District. These three connected beaches are peaceful and suitable for swimming. Dense pine trees at Pla Beach make it very charming.
image PHRA CHEDI KLANG NAM
Phra Chedi Klang Nam is located about 2 kilometers from town center and is sited on an islet at the mouth of the Rayong River. The Chedi, stands about 10 meters high, and is an ancient structure, though there is no evidence of when it was built and by whom.
image THE SOBHA BOTANICAL GARDENS
The Sobha Botanical Gardens is located on the Phe Road in the Muang District. These possess one of the greatest varieties of trees and plants in Thailand. In the Gardens, one sees also a Thai Sala and a group of three classical Thai houses, each of which is more than a hundred years old.
Weekend Getaways around Rayong
image PATTAYA
Pattaya has gained the title of "The Rivera of Thailand" making it Thailand's premier and most developed beach resorts. It has a number of tourist attractions and is a major shopping hub.
image KOH CHANG
Koh Chang features fine beaches, coral reefs, and plentiful marine life. It is also rich in natural resources, teeming with hills, forests, waterfalls and streams.
image SURIN
Many tourist attractions and sacred places in Amphoe Muang Surin reflect its long history and its close relation with elephants.
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