At the land of Sa Bap mountain in Chanthaburi is the place of Muang Paniat the old town from the era of Funan and the start point of eastern Thailand history. That isn’t all the value of this place, it is also the location of Thong Tua temple, the old temple from the Ayutthaya era where contains many layers of historical on that architecture. This place has the overlapping of architecture from many eras through Thai history.
Moreover, this historic place is surrounded with an agriculture and Buddhist community that give the atmosphere of the original Thai community apart from the value of archaeology. A province in Eastern part of Thailand on the border with Battambang and Pailin of Cambodia, on the shore of the Gulf of Thailand. Neighbouring provinces are Trat in the east and Rayong, Chonburi, Chachoengsao, and Sa Kaeo to the west and north. Sabap Mountain an important mountain in Prabpra district, Chanthaburi province.
Located in southern part of Chanthaburi 7 km. from capital. Maung Panead a name of 1400 years old archeological site in Chanthaburi province Thailand. Funan (Fúnán), name of an ancient empire in south East Asia in 1-6 BC.
Muang Paniat Archaeological Site
Location: Khlong Narai, Mueang Chanthaburi District, Chanthaburi 22000 Thailand