In the past, the Tha Luang area was a centre of trade in Chanthaburi dating back to 100 years ago. Making this area as a residential community of Chinese merchants - even until these days, those houses are well preserved as original as well as their ways of life. They are still beautiful in terms of architecture, design and decoration of the houses. The area demonstrates its uniqueness through the design of the doors and windows of fretwork patterns with delicate craftsmanship of the Chanthaburi
The agro-tourism of bees here provides academic knowledge as well as fun of behavioural studies and the life cycle of bees, and a variety of economic insects. Moreover, visitors can closely watch the raising of bees and producing of bee’s products. For those who want to practice raising bees, stingless bees, crickets and other insects which generate income for farmers, they can learn from the very initial steps until the final episode of getting pure honey, as well as other processes of producin
This herb garden is the resource of herbs, as it is responsible for supporting The Department of Medical Sciences for research and experimental production and medications. Inside the garden, there is a steaming factory, which divides herbs into their deserved processes: roots, wood, trunk, branches. With high humidity, these will be steamed first while the leaves will be sunbathed as it is easier. There are nurseries for rare herbs in order to preserve for further medication production. Visitors
Suphattra Land is an orchard winning the Thailand Tourism Awards in 2010 and 2013: Award of Excellence for Agro-tourism Attractions in the Eastern Region. It can be guaranteed that the orchard is systematically managed, environmentally friendly, and quality-controlled in both productivity and surroundings. The orchard applies natural systems management, uses local wisdom, and produces bio-extracts free from chemicals. Knowledge is provided for tourists through a ride on the tram fuelled by natur
Suan Sadetyat takes care of its orchard with a mixture of organic farming and chemicals in order to produce fruits in season. It requires nutrient management technologies suitable for each plant at a reasonable cost to balance the return on investment. Therefore, a mixed organic-chemical fertiliser is used. Although organic fertiliser contains less nutrients and slowly gives them to plants, such nutrients consist of complete components and benefit all plants while the chemical fertiliser offers
Within the Centre, there are demonstrations of agricultural methods as H.M. the King initiated, including farming of fruits and animals, water retention, as well as the areas for study, experiment, and development of produce by organic farming. It is aimed to reduce production costs and the use of chemicals, so the produce will be safe for consumers, and can be sold in both domestic and international markets. The Centre has an outstanding performance on the aspects of “soil, water, and cultivati
Horticultural Research Centre – Chanthaburi is situated next to Khao Sa Bap, making its surroundings have plenty of fresh air and suitable for a collection of rare antique durian in Thailand. The current farmers prefer to plant only a few durian species serving the specific demand of the local durian market with the original species of durian being Chani, Kan Yao, and Mon Thong. The Centre did not only conduct research and develop durian species, but also collected varieties of durian, which wer
This Center for Philosophy of Sufficiency Economy demonstrates the practice of philosophy in action, including organic vegetable farm, farming in the net, fruit farming, bio-gas producing, organic fertilizer producing, orange juice processing, herbal insect repellant producing, and animal husbandry, for examples; bee, pig, goat, chicken, catfish, eel, frog, and worms. The center offers the exhibits of building the house from mud, starting from making a block from mud until the finishing of the