Rayong Introduction & Attraction
On the east coast of Thailand, 179 kilometers from Bangkok, modest beaches dotted around Rayong province are tranquil paradises for sea lovers who wish for hideaway places near to the capital. Months of monsoon allow lush forest as well as fruit orchards to cool down from the heat of the day, and give produce during May of each year, so fruit lovers always travel here for various tasty fresh tropical fruits, particularly durian, rambutan and mangosteen. After the end of the monsoon season in late October, the crystal clear water of Rayong along its hundred kilometer-long coast embraces to welcome all visitors.
Sunthorn Phu: He was born during the king I of Ratanakosin Era. On the 26th of June, in 1786 he was behind the palace where the Bangkok - noi train station was located. His father was from Rayong province. His mother was from another province. Sunthorn Phu was born after Bangkok city was established. His father and his mother divorced, and then his father became a monk at Bangrum temple.
In general the geography of Rayong is marked by a series of mountains interspersed by flat plains and large tracts of land under forest, rubber and fruit plantation. Offshore, there are many islands which are well-known by the tourist, such as Koh Samed and Ko Mun.