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Phra Tamnak Kwan Phayao and Phayao Fresh-water Fishery Stati Royal Palace
Phra Tamnak Kwan Phayao and Phayao Fresh-water Fishery Stati

Royal Palace

08.30 - 16.30

Contact Details

Address

Phahon Yothin Road, Tambon Wiang, Amphoe Mueang, Phayao

Telephone

0 5443 1251, 0 5448 0266, 0 5448 0466

Attraction Details

Phra Tamnak Kwan Phayao

The royal residence, or “PhraTamnak”, chronicles the generous acts of the gracious late Princess Mother, SomdejPhraSrinagarindraBoromarajajonani, during her stay in Phayao Province.

The location is open from 8.30 am-4.30 pm daily. Contact 0 5443 1251, 0 5448 0266 or 0 5448 0466 for additional information.

 

Phayao Fresh-water Fishery Stati

Nearby PhraTamnak Kwan Phayao, visitors may take advantage of the opportunity to explore the Phayao Freshwater Fishery Station as well, the first facility in the world to successfully breed the giant catfish, is key to the survival of Thailands most revered fish. The Mekong Giant Catfish, or PlaBuek, is the worlds most massive freshwater fish, weighing up a staggering 300 kilograms; it has during the past decade dwindled to critically endangered status. Silver carp and rohu are also bred here, with an aim of distributing the valuable fish to local farmers.

A museum nearby exhibits a variety of rare and exotic fish. Activities abound: petanque competitions, tours and restaurants will fill a visitors afternoon beautifully. A relaxation zone and restaurants with fresh-caught fish from the nearby Kwan Phayao are also on site.

The facility is easily found on Highway No. 1 in Phayao town.

The location is open from 8.30 am-4.30 pm daily. Contact 0 5443 1251, 0 5448 0266 or 0 5448 0466 for additional information.

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