Ratchaburi, a glorious town during the Dvaravati period, is located on the bank of the Mae Klong River. The provincial area abounds in natural attractions and historical sites waiting for you to visit during your holiday & vacation trip to Ratchaburi. It is located 80 kilometres west of Bangkok and borders on Myanmar to the west having the Tanaosi Range as a borderline.
Ratchaburi dates back to the Dvaravati era. Its name means "City of Kings" The town lies 80 km. west of Bangkok, and the province covers just around 5,200 sq.km, reaching acrross the border with Myanmar
There are several significant temples in and around Ratchaburi town, but the greatest tourist attraction in Ratchaburi is the floating market at Damnoen Saduak (in Thai "Tarad Dannoen"), where visitors mingle with food and fruit vendors on the maze of local canals.