Chachoengsao

An industrial town sprawling along the Bang Pakong River, boasting several nice temples and a wonderful off-the-beaten-path feel.

Chachoengsao is a town in central Thailand, capital of Chachoengsao Province. It is on the banks of the Bang Pakong River. The town was established in 1549 during the reign of King Maha Chakkrapat of Ayutthaya and originally was a center for military recruitment. Chachoengsao is sometimes referred to as "Paet Riu", a name derived from large fish locally caught in the past. Paet Riu literally means "eight cuts" or slices which refers to the way the fish was cooked and served as a local dish in Chachoengsao.
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