Banglamung Bridge crossing Banglamung canal completed, locals hope it will become domestic tourist attraction

Banglamung –

A bridge crossing the Banglamung Canal has now been completed according to district officials. The bridge is set to be another new landmark to boost local and domestic tourism.

The bridge is located at Moo 4, in Banglamung. The Banglamung District Office and the Chonburi Power Development Fund have worked together with more than five million baht to develop the area around the Banglamung Canal.

The highlight of the place is the Banglamung Bridge which crosses the Banglamung Canal. The development is aimed to restore and preserve King Taksin The Great Park. The park has significant historical, cultural, and local importance to residents.

The bridge is fifty meters from Tha Kradan Temple.(วัดท่ากระดาน)

The bridge is 120 meters long and two meters wide. The bridge has also been designed for wheelchairs and according to officials is fully handicapped friendly.

Mr. Weerasak Naphom, a village headman of the closest village who cooperated in the project, told the Pattaya News reporters, “This place is aimed to be a new local tourism landmark. Domestic tourists and locals visit this place every day. This is good to support locals in the community and boost the local tourism economy. Food vendors and other local businesses have been benefitting from the new bridge and development of the park.”

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Goong Nang is a News Translator who has worked professionally for multiple news organizations in Thailand for many years and has worked with The Pattaya News for four year. Specializes primarily in local news for Phuket, Pattaya, and also some national news, with emphasis on translation between Thai to English and working as an intermediary between reporters and English-speaking writers. Originally from Nakhon Si Thammarat, but lives in Phuket and Krabi except when commuting between the three.