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Ancient Fishing Community

If you are visiting Rayong make sure you take time out to visit Paknam, an ancient fishing... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
David B
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Rayong, Thailand
Picturesque Fishing Harbour

Paknam, Rayong's historic fishing village at the mouth of the Rayong River, is such a colourful... read more

Reviewed 29 September 2017
David B
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Rayong, Thailand
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are visiting Rayong make sure you take time out to visit Paknam, an ancient fishing community at the mouth of the Rayong River where it empties into the Gulf of Siam. It is a highly colourful sight to see the traditional fishing boats...More

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Reviewed 29 September 2017

Paknam, Rayong's historic fishing village at the mouth of the Rayong River, is such a colourful place I always include it on the itinerary when I am showing visiting friends around my home province. So today with three friends from Vietnam visiting us, we made...More

3  Thank David B
Reviewed 28 June 2017

This week I have friends from Australia staying with me, so it was time to put on my tourist guide hat and show them the sights of Rayong. High on the list was a visit to Paknam fishing village, just five kilometers from the center...More

3  Thank David B
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

I spent a couple of pleasant hours cycling around the narrow streets and along the seafront. There's an old world charm to the place. Something that's becoming harder to find in Thailand.

6  Thank stevenfT1252FM
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Rode a bike through the residential streets and along the water, and had a very pleasant time. The old boats are great and the beach is so lovely. Great swimming and picnicking area.

4  Thank clearing_boxer
Reviewed 1 March 2017

important fishing district of Thailand, a lot of piers and docks along the river a few well known fish sauce factory here, the one that you can find in USA are "Tra Dek" or golden boy brand,another one is "Tra Chang" or scale brand can...More

3  Thank zzvinai
Reviewed 21 August 2016

Old fishing village. Nice place to check out but nothing to interesting going on here. Maybe you could check out the lighthouse nearby.

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Reviewed 28 June 2015

Rayong, about 170 km south of Bangkok, lies on the Gulf of Thailand, and fishing is one of its traditional industries. In fact, various types of Rayong produced sun-dried or smoked fish and quid is prized throughout Thailand. If you want to see an old-style...More

5  Thank David B
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