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San Jao Ta Re

A very small Chinese shrine (San jao). Before sunset, people from the neighborhood come to practice Tai chi in front of it (it’s free).

Loi Krathong

Loi Krathong is held on the full moon night of the twelfth lunar month, which usually falls on some day in November. The floating (loi) of a ‘Krathong’ – a banana-leaf cup – is intended to float away ill fortune as well as to express apologies to Khongkha or Ganga, the River Goddess.

Chao por lak muang Trat

  A very large and incredibly beautiful Chinese shrine (San jao) where the town celebrates the Chinese new year and other events of the Thai-Chinese community.

San Jao Long Jae

A Chinese shrine that has two parts, one on each side of the Chai mongkon street. The south side area is also called called San Jao La-Ko. During the 9 day long Thetsagan Jae Chinese vegetarian festival, the street section between the shrines becomes a market

Wat Phai Lom

The Wat has a very lovely garden, where the locals like to take walks in the afternoon, when the weather gets cooler. One of the nice things you can do there is buy a package of fish-junk food and go to the pond to feed the large catfish, carp and water turtles who live there. [...]