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Situated in the Chanthaburi Housing Project area near the intersection of Tak Sin Road, 3km from central Chanthaburi city.

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Catholic cemetery at the fishing village of Tha Chalaep, on the Chanthaburi River about 6km inland, near the Catholic Church of St Peter.

See this post for more of the Church of St Peter at Tha Chalaep

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Wat Khao Laem Sing was damaged in a storm in April 2013; I like the rebuilt version all in white.

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Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Chanthaburi city

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Easter in Chanthaburi

The Christian faithful in Chanthaburi province mark Good Friday with the Stations of the Cross.

Chanthaburi province, in Thailand’s East and the Holy Land are more than 7,000 kilometres apart yet in the run-up to every Easter, the Roman Catholic faithful of both lands are joined in spiritual communion.

Past of the Christian Holy Week that culminates on Easter Sunday, the Catholic communities in the eastern province take a sorrowful walk on the Good Friday to mark the Stations of the Cross that depict Christ as he made his way to Calvary for his crucifixion.

Last Good Friday - April 18 - however, the final hours of Jesus Christ were once again brought to life in detail as the faithful made their way along the two kilometres that separates Carmel Church from the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception.

The pilgrimage makes its way through the old Christian neighbourhood where people wait quietly for the arrival of Jesus Christ. The scene is touching, with a long line of candles glowing in the dark.

Chanthaburi Christian community is one of the country’s oldest and largest communities. Nestled along the Chanthaburi River and spread around Thailand’s most beautiful cathedral and largest Christian church, the Christian community has been here since the Ayuthaya period.

"Hundreds of Roman Catholic people immigrated from Vietnam 300 years ago and the community has now grown to 8,000 people," says Father Prasan

Source: The Nation

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Wat Khao Sukim

This visit on Sunday afternoon - during the day many buses come from Bangkok for day trips to this temple, and by 2pm when we arrived the last ones were being boarded for the return journey.

Wonderful place to visit; about 30km from our home and we have been here many times, i love browsing the museum halls, and on a hot day - as Sunday was - walking through the tree-lined and shaded paths on the hillside.

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Wat Khao Sukim

Very lifelike models of former monks in the museum halls at Wat Khao Sukim; the third statue is lakeside and still under construction.

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Billboard for Wat Si Mueang, Tung Bencha (Tungbenja)

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Chedi at Wat Tung Bencha (Tungbenja)

Located 1.8km off Sukhumvit 3 at the north end of Tung Bencha. This chedi recently repainted and is quiet a landmark locally.

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Phra Sangkatchai at Kung Wiman

South end of the main Khung Wiman beach, this statue faces seawards and along the coast towards Rayong. The viewing area has had a revamp, now all sealed and paved.

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