Grand Canyon in Ratchaburi


If you’ve been dreaming of riding Elon Musk’s SpaceX spacecraft to space, the Grand Canyon in Ratchaburi’s extraterrestrial atmosphere rivaling NASA’s simulations just brought that dream a little closer – a three-hour drive from Bangkok to be exact. 

Places to explore close to Bangkok


Moon canyon in Thailand


Ratchaburi’s ‘Grand Canyon’ is hidden away in the Chom Bueng District of the province; many visitors claim it to be a geographic wonder as well as a newly discovered place worth checking out before crowds start flocking over. 

This Grand Canyon In Ratchaburi Is Only 3-Hours Away From BKK & Looks Like The MoonIf you can’t tell the difference, the moon is on the right.
Image credit: @donrome007 (Left), NASA (Right) 

There’s a crater within the canyon filled with emerald green waters, almost like a mini hidden lagoon created by rainwater.

This Grand Canyon In Ratchaburi Is Only 3-Hours Away From BKK & Looks Like The MoonImage credit: @stereserve (Left), @khoo.th (Right)

This Ratchaburi attraction also kind of poses an excavation-site feel; it looks like somewhere you’d go to look for fossils. 

This Grand Canyon In Ratchaburi Is Only 3-Hours Away From BKK & Looks Like The MoonImage credit: @kong_wich17

Jurassic Park fans, you may want to take your Rover and picnic sets.

This Grand Canyon In Ratchaburi Is Only 3-Hours Away From BKK & Looks Like The Moon

Image credit: Paikondieow

If you need to escape the light pollution and city lights of Bangkok, the night sky at this Ratchaburi Grand Canyon is unparalleled and can temporarily transport you to space. 

This Grand Canyon In Ratchaburi Is Only 3-Hours Away From BKK & Looks Like The MoonImage credit: @nn_y_x (Left), @nn_y_x (Right)


Worth the day trip


This geographic spot is worth the day trip because it’s only three hours away from Bangkok. Thailand is full of wonders and interesting places, this could be one of your favourites to explore. Skip the mass tourist spots and check this place out.

Grand Canyon Ratchaburi
Address: Rang Bua, Chom Bueng District, Ratchaburi 70150
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Cover images adapted from: @khoo.th (Left), @nn_y_x (Centre), @donrome007 (Right)

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