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Vajiralongkorn Dam
Vajiralongkorn Dam

Kanchanaburi

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Operating time: 24 Hour

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Category : Dam,Reservoir, Lake

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Vajiralongkorn Dam was originally called KhaoLaem Dam which was the first rock filldam of Thailand with liningof concrete with steel that is 92 meters tall, the dam’s ridgeis 10 meters wide and 1,019 meters long. It is located on KwaiNoy River and a multi-purpose dam which is the objective is to mainly generate electricity. The dam blocks KwaiNoy River on TahKhanoon Sub-District, Thong PhaPhum District, Kanchanaburi. The reservoiris located in the area of Thong PhaPhum District and SangkalaBuri District of Kanchanaburi. 

Vajiralongkorn Dam contains natural nature beauty. Area above the dam has beautiful scenery; tourists can rent houseboatfor exploring the lake above the dam. There are many houseboatalong the area after passing the dam’s entrance for 3 kilometers for experiencing boat trip capturing nature’s beautiful scenery of the reservoir. And also, Coconut Farm on the island can be visited by boat which takes 1 hour. Although, this must be contacted beforehand to the Thong PhaPhum District. There is guesthouse and boat rental (for groups only) services. Tourists can contact for information at Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand through 034-599077 ext. 2502, 2506 and 034-598030 or Bangkok branch through 02-4366046-8.

The transportation from Bangkok by PhetKasem Road (Highway 4), when passing NakhonPathom get on the overpass and turn right entering highway 323, passing Baan Pong, Lookgae, Ta Maga, and Ta Muang to Kanchanaburi, then turn left again at Kaeng Sian intersection. Travel on the same highway 323 route for about 190 kilometer on the Thong PhaPhum – SangkalaBuri Route.

 

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