Thailand with the Vibes of Japan
Recently, on the social media feeds, many people have started to rant about how they want to travel the world again. Many must have felt uncomfortable, not being able to travel that they posted photos, lamenting about their time traveling overseas. Covid-19 pandemic is to be blamed for making travelling recession happened and if one insisted on going, they has to be state quarantined for 14 days that completely took away all their off-days. Talking about the most popular destinations that Thai people love to visit, Japan is one of the few on top of the list. Before the outbreak of the pandemic, many Thai people posted photos of visiting cities in Japan almost every day. We know how much you miss the land of rising sun. Since we cannot travel to Japan right now, let us visit places within Thailand for the time being and help to boost the nation’s economy because places in Thailand give the vibes of Japan as well. In this article, we would like to introduce check-in destinations that emanate Japan vibes to ease our readers from missing Japan even a little bit. If you are ready, let us explore!
Gazing at the Wild Himalayan Cherry –Sakura of Thailand
The Wild Himalayan Cherry is rich pink in color. When it fully blossoms, the beauty of nature will appear before the eyes of people who see it. Every winter, from the end of December to the end of January, the flowers will be fully bloomed making an enchanting scene like the Cherry Blossoms in Japan. There are many places to appreciate the Wild Himalayan Cherry and the vibes, as well as beauty, will differ among places. But, we can guarantee that every place will make an excellent photo spot that you can proudly show on social media. Winter is really coming and we have several destinations to gaze at the Wild Himalayan Cherry and enjoy the chill of the winter to recommend. Who knows, you might have choices for the upcoming winter trip.
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Phu Pa Poh, Loei –The Fuji Mountain of Thailand
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Phu Pa Poh is the viewing area that Phu Ho or Fuji Mountain of Loei can be seen the clearest and when there is a thin cloud covering the mountain, it just looks more similar to Japan’s Fujisan. Many tourists have agreed that it really looks similar to Fujisan of Japan. “Phu Ho” is a high mountain with flat top and because of its resemblance appearance, it is being called “the Fujisan of Loei”. Phu Ho is also the symbol of Phu Ho, Phu Luang District. Besides, on the day of the clear sky, the scenery of Phu Hin Rong Kla, Phu Ho, Phu Luang, Phu Kradueng, Phu Pha Jit, Phu Pha Man, Suan Hin Pha Ngam and Khao Kho can be viewed 360 degree. Phu Pa Poh is located at Ban Pha Wai, Puan Pu, Nong Hin district, Loei.
Bamboo Tunnel at Chulaporn Wanaram Temple, Nakhon Nayok –Arashiyama Bamboo Grove of Thailand
Not far from Bangkok, you will find a serene temple with a bamboo tunnel entrance. It gives off the same vibes as Arashiyama Bamboo Grove in Kyoto. The bamboo tunnel at Chulaporn Wanaram Temple is naturally grown. The bamboo from both sides of the walkway incline towards one another, forming a beautiful green tunnel for many meters long, providing shades and a good photo spot. After, enjoying the walk through the bamboo grove, you can move on to make merit at the temple. The parking area is provided, so it is very convenient to travel there by personal car.
Bonsai Village Suanphung, Ratchaburi
For those who are obsessed with the Bonsai culture in Japan, you must not miss this. Bonsai Village Suanphung is the newest attraction in the Suanphung district. It consists of thousands of big size beautiful Bonsai plants in the Japanese garden and near the pond. Within the project, there are also Japanese-style lodges right in the middle of the garden available for visitors who wish to use the service. Within the lodge, the room is decorated in Ryokan-style that if you take a photo, it would seem as if you took the photo in Japan.
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Feel the Japanese vibes in form of a Japanese boutique-style hostel. The surrounding is cool and calm. Within the accommodation, the decoration is all in Japanese-style. The meal is the full course of Japanese cuisine. Also, there is a kimono provided for you to fit in and take a photo.
Coro Field สวนผึ้ง ราชบุรี
Coro Field is the one and only Japanese Lifestyle Farming in Thailand. You can arrange a one-day trip there without having to stay over because it is just so near to Bangkok. It has an area of about 166 400 m2. The environment will make you feel like you are walking on a Japanese farm. The building is decorated in minimal style and glass windows. The green vegetable beds give a refreshing feeling when you look at them. The main plant of this place is the Japanese melon. Apart from enjoying the beautiful farm, you can also do many more interesting activities, such as plating, there. Besides, the feast tastes the best. The menu that you must try is blended melon juice. You can choose if you want to add cheese to the drink or just have the original one. The juice tastes refreshing as it is rich in melon. Mango juice is another tasty menu that you should try. Try both and you will experience the extraordinary refreshing taste.
The Paseo Park, Kanchanapisek, Bangkok
You do not have to travel somewhere far to get the vibes of Japan when Bangkok already has a place that can make you feel like you are in Japan. The Paseo Park offers you the 3 Japanese-themed atmospheres of Edo (past era), Heisei (present era), and Future Japan. For those who would like photos in Japanese themes, this would be a good choice because the architecture and decoration are all in Japanese from the entrance to the inside. There is even a giant Torii gate situated there. The food stalls are a mix of ancient and contemporary Japanese style with Japanese lanterns hanging along the walkway and bamboo clusters in places. Also, there are Japanese bridges to cross a small stream between stalls. And, of course, the dishes at the restaurant here are of the original Japanese food. During weekends, if you do not have any place to go, you can drop by here and you can be sure to get tons of photos back.
J-Park, Si Racha, Chonburi
J-Park is a new tourist attraction in Si Racha. It is built in Japanese style like bringing the whole of Japan and place here. The building is designed in ancient Japanese style with lanterns, a Japanese garden as well as a mock-up of the Golden Pavilion in Kyoto. They brought everything to you, here, in Si Racha. It is like a one-stop service with many Japanese restaurants, pharmacies, drug stores, and Japanese supermarkets for you to shop till you drop.
Wherever you are going, just have SCB credit card with you and you will feel safe as you do not have to carry much cash around. Also, the more you use, the more points you have to redeem for rewards or discounts. So, what are you waiting for? Grab SCB credit card and go out on the trip in Thailand and feel like you are in Japan.