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8/16/2007

Chulabhorn Dam ( Chaiyaphum )


Chulabhorn Dam
Located in Tambol Thung Lui Lai, Amphur Kon San, about 120 kms. From town center, is popular with both one-day and wvernight tourists. Lts lake-like reservoir provides beautiful scenery and surrounding. Accommodation, bungalow-style, maybe booked at the Bangkok office of the Electricity Generating Authoritt of Thailand, tel. 0-2424-4794, 0-2436-3176




Chulabhorn Dam is at Tambon Thung Phra and dams the Phrom River. It is a rock-filled dam with an earth core. The dam is 700 metres long and 70 metres high. It is used to generate electricity and irrigation. Boat rentals are available to view the sights of the reservoir. To get to the dam, take the Chaiyaphum-Chum Phae road (Highway No. 201) to Nong Song Hong junction, then turn left onto Highway No. 2055, a total distance of 120 kilometres from Chaiyaphum

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