Pailin

  • Moontown • A History of Chanthaburi & Pailin • Lotus Gemology

    Moontown • A History of Chanthaburi, Thailand, and Pailin, Cambodia

    The Thai city of Chanthaburi (จันทบุรี) may be small, but it has played an important role in both the history of Thailand and the gem trade. Taking its name from the Sanskrit word for moon ('chan'), this petite town is among the most charming in the Land of Smiles.

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