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Khuk Khi Kai
Khuk Khi Kai

Chanthaburi

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Daily

Operating time: 09.00 - 17.00

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Category : Historical Sites & Monuments

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The notorious prison Khuk Khi Kai, just before Laem Sing beach, was built to hold Thais who were against the French occupation of Chanthaburi in 1893. A 7-meter high, square-shaped prison, it was built in bricks with each side measuring 4.40 meters. The walls were holed for ventilation. The porous roof is said to have been used as chicken coop through which the birds dropped their excrements to prisoners as one of the torture method.

Opening hours: 9am-5pm

Getting there: Located 30 kilometers from the city center. Take Highway No.3 then take a left turn to Highway 3149. The old prison is reached before Laem Sing Beach.

http://www.tourismthailand.org/See-and-Do/Sights-and-Attractions-Detail/Khuk-Khi-Kai--2846

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