Krabi has a mystic power.
Off the usual tourist routes, Krabi is often regarded as a hop to the more diverse Bangkok in 80 minutes by air and Phuket just several hours drive. But its sun-baked beaches, powder-white corals and dramatic setting makes Krabi a city born from beauty.
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Along with its beauty stands a mythic feel in this city. There is a legend that bestowed on the city the aura of mysticism. As the legend has it, one of the workers arranged a deal with the holy spirit that he would let him build a well in the area. Since the well was built, the holy spirit blessed it with curative water and placed a snake down the well to guard it. Even though people come to Krabi for its hot spring baths, this curative effect is believed to be still on the watch of the enormous snake.
Krabi is far from bohemian playground, it makes money on fishing, rubber and wood cultivation. In addition, Krabi is famous for its textiles with special woven cloths called Pah Tor Koh Poo being very popular among the locals. In fact, Krabi earns just to sustain itself being far from big industries. It means the city is a perfect place for unhurried rest in the rural surroundings.
In Krabi you can have your dream vacation as the city is going to take you as you are. If you are a lazy type than you will adore its sunny weather, deserted landscape and sandy beaches to sunbathe till the sun goes down. But if you are active holiday-maker, then you should experience how Krabi gets its second wind after sunset. Pulsating and sparkling, it offers stylish bars to drink alcohol, upscale restaurants to indulge in local cuisine and hot dances with locals.
During the day there is always a chance to go boating from Laem Kruad pier in Neua Klong District or navigate the city on foot.
- Muang County Khao Khanap, a beautiful neighborhood area comprised of two hills offering unforgettable views of the city
- Than Bokkhorani National Park Than Bokkhorani situated in Au Luek count and covers the area of 121sqkm.
- Wat Tham Sua Tiger Cave Temple located 3km to the north-east of town and is famous as a meditation center
- The Nat Nopparat Marine National Park offers the best view of the natural landscapes from the rocky cliffs
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