Guidelines for Developing Historical Tourism of Phanat Nikhom, Chonburi Province

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Tuangtong Soraprasert

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            This article is an attempt to point out the tourism development potential of Phanat Nikhom by proposing abundantly tourism resources found in an area of the city. By conduct a survey and review literature, tourism resources in Phanat Nikhom can summarize into 1) Historical and archaeological resources include Phra Rot ancient city, Wat Tai Ton Lan, and Khok Phanomdee, etc., also Dvaravati era antiques found in numerous locations of the city 2) Cultural activities and traditional festivals resources include Moon Festival Event, Boon Klang Ban, Engkor performance, local basketry, and “Joke” riddle and 3) Natural resource includes bat watching at Wat Laung Phrommawas.


            Alongside tourism resources mention above, the city of Phanat Nikhom has a social capital as a complementary factor that helps reinforce its tourism potential. The community strength that well built on a social capital reflects in the consistency of activities and festivals held every year through. People in the community feel proud to participate in traditional activities that help maintain their rich and value culture for the next generation.

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