Namtok Phlio National Park, Chanthaburi

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Namtok Phlio National Park is a national park in Chanthaburi Province, Thailand. Home to waterfalls and forests, the park is also the site of a stupa and chedi from the reign of King Rama V.GeographyNamtok Phlio National Park is located south of Chanthaburi town in Mueang, Laem Sing, Khlung and Makham districts. The park's area is. The highest point is Map Wa Krok peak at.HistoryDuring the reign of King Rama V, the Along Khon chedi was built in 1876. In 1881 a memorial stupa, housing a relic of Princess Sunanta Kumari, was commissioned by King Rama V.On 2 May 1975, the area was declared a national park as Khao Sa Bap National Park. On 29 September 1982, the park was renamed Namtok Phlio National Park.AttractionsThe park's main attraction is its namesake waterfall, Phlio, whose pools are home to large numbers of soro brook carp. The King Rama V era chedi and stupa are located near Phlio waterfall. Other park waterfalls include Khlong Narai, Makok and Trok Nong.Flora and faunaNamtok Phlio is covered in tropical rain forest, including such species as Aphanamixis polystachya, Aquilaria crassna, Scaphium scaphigerum, Sandoricum koetjape, Irvingia malayana, Cotylelobium lanceolatum, Alstonia scholaris and Dalbergia oliveri.
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  • namtok Pliu national park is a nice place to go with family and friends. It has parking spots, roads are nice. Lots of Thais go there for picnicking, especially during days off and national festivals,...  more »
  • A large national park, famous for its never peresyhajushhim Plio waterfall. In the jungle there are other park falls, but this is interesting because his foot of the large black carp are found and you can swim with them. On the way to the waterfall pagoda stands in the shape of a pyramid. It was built by King Rama V, thereby, which with the help of Nicholas II managed to avoid colonization of Siam, in honor of his beloved wife Sunanty. A couple together visited this beautiful waterfall. Even in the Park can be seen carved in wood of the Indo-Chinese water dragon, found in Northeast Thailand and nature reaches length of one metre.
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  • Named after the native plant Phlio or Erycibe citriniflora, this waterfall is one of the famous spot in Chanthaburi. Aside from the waterfall itself, this place has many sight spots like Alongkon pago...  more »
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  • Amazing place. Very peaceful and clean!
  • Very nice Park and trail, possibility to swim next to the waterfall with the fishes
  • Very nice place. You can swim in waterfall with fishes.
  • Nice place, highlight of this place is a lot of fish.
  • A very beautiful waterfall. With water all year round, there is a lot of carp. Landscape a relaxing picnic group families. The surrounding conditions, clean, staff on the spot, playing in the water.
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