Sa Kaeo is a newly
established province upgraded from Amphoe Sa KAeo of Prachin Buri
Province 1993. Sa Kaeo is an eastern boundary province, located 220
kilometers from Bangkok. It is administratively divided into 6 Amphoes:
Muang, Watthana Nakhon,Aranyaprathet, Ta Phraya, Wang Nam Yen and
Sa Khwan These two ponds are
located 1.5 kilometers from town. The water in both ponds is regarded as sacred
water as it has been used as a part of the water for the coronation ceremony.
Pang Sida National Park It was established through the
announcement in the Government Gazette asa National Park on February 24, 1982
occupying an approximate area of 844 square kilometers or 527,500 rai. To access
the park, one can travel from Sa Kaeo Market through a branch road for a
distance of 27 kilometers. Tourist attractions within the national park include
two beautiful waterfalls; Nam Tok Pang Sida and Nam Tok Khwae Makha, 700 meters
and 3 kilometers away from the park office respectively. Accommodation in the
national park is available. Contact the National Park Division, Bangkok,
A district on the Thai-Cambodian
border, 70 kilometers away from Sa Kaeo, this border town is a marketplace where
products from Cambodia are put on sale at Ban Khlong Luk, a village 6 kilometers
aways from the district.
Prasat Khao Noi This archaeological site of the Khmer
period is situated on a hill in Amphoe Wat-thanakhon. It is accessible by a 2 km.
dirt road branching off the Watthana Nakhon-Aranyaprathet route. The structure
is composed of 3 prangs or pagodas made of brick surrounded by laterite walls.
Sandstone lintels and statues found at the site are displayed at the Prachin
Buri National Museum.
Sadokkokthom This old Khmer temple is located near
the border at Ban Nong Samet, Amphoe Ta Phraya. A group of sandstone
prangs (or pagodas) stand inside laterite walls. Important evidence found
at this ancient site are 2 stone inscriptions, now kept in the National
Library in Bangkok.
Local Products Like Prachin Buri, Sa Kaeo is rich in
bamboo plantations. Furniture, house-hold products and souvenirs made from
bamboo can be found at roadside markets. Cantaloupe is the most famous fruit of