Angsila is a place located between Bangsaen beach and Chonburi city. It is another place that can attract a ton of customers to visit. The reasons why tourist prefer to get there because there are a variety of souvenirs sold, especially products made by stone. The stone products here are high quality, compared to other places in Thailand. Apart from stone products, Angsila also has a famous seafood market, where people can buy fresh-seafood materials there.
Angsila is a word in Thai language meaning "a place having a lot of great stone". Before its name has become Angsila, it was called "Anghin" by local people. Untill 1948, King Rama III gave a new name to this area. Since about a century ago, people living here use the stone in this area to make different kinds of products. Not surprisingly, the skill about making stone products of people living here are so great. Don’t for get to buy a mortar when visiting Angsila, because it is one of the most famous products here.
Another good thing here is that there is a jetty for the ship landing in the morning, situated next to Angsila village. This makes fresh sea food materials so cheap that visitors have to stop over for buying them home. In the peak time, a large space for parking of the jetty becomes can also become full. Restaurants in this area are also recommended because seafood material used.
To go to Angsila is not difficult, if visitors come from Bangsaen Beach just drive along the street Bangsaen-Angsila, the jetty will beon the left. In the case driving from Sukhumvit Road, visitors need to make a turn at Angsila Junction (near Big C Extra hypermarket). Then, drive along the main street towards the jetty.
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