Rama VI Dam – Best Place To Visit In Ayutthaya

Rama VI Dam is located in Moo 10, Tambon Tha Luang, Amphoe Tha Rua. It is the first diversion dam in Thailand and was built to hold the water of Pasak river in order to preserve water for agriculture.

It was constructed in Rama VI’s period. The dam was originally named Khuen Phra Thienracha and was later changed into Rama VI Dam. Currently, the dam is in the charge of Royal Irrigation Department. The dam has 5 steel flood gates. A huge amount of water could be provided to more than 680,000 rai of agricultural areas. Tourists can relax along the calm side and take pictures of the sunset at Rama VI Dam.

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Moreover, along the dam, there is an OTOP center for tourists to choose their souvenirs such as products made of coconuts or  mulberry paper flowers.

Rama 6 Dam is close to other famous tourist attractions in Ayutthaya Province, for example, Wat Satue and Wat Kai Jae. Therefore, it is a great stop to get some rest before continuing your journey.

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