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Three Pagodas Pass
Category : Other religious & spiritural sites
Attraction Details :
This pass is located approximately 240 kilometers from the city or 22 kilometers from Sangkhla Buri. This rugged Thai-Burmese border was once a strategic military route for both the Thai and Burmese; however, it is currently a small border market. The three miniature pagodas are memorials to the traditional invasion route favored by Burmese soldiers during the Ayutthaya period (1350-1767). Visitors wishing to visit Myanmar are advised to obtain a pass, which allows visitors to visit Burmese settlements from Sangkhla Buri Immigration Office. A Fee of US$10 is applied. The border opens between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m., depending on the political situation.
How to get there :
The end of the Thai border in the west is located in Tambon Nong Lu on Highway 323, about 4 km. before getting to Amphoe Sangkhla Buri. Turn into the intersection on your right and continue for 18 km. to get to the Three Pagodas Pass. All routes are asphalted.