Burmese Camp Ditch
The Burmese camp ditch is located in Sing Buri province which was a vantage point in the past and owns a legacy history of the brave Bang Rajan villagers who fought and scarified their blood in order to protect Siam’s freedom. Therefore, this province has many historical tourist attractions. The Burmese camp ditch is one of them and it is worth visiting when you are in Sing Buri. The Burmese camp ditch appeared in King Naraesuan the Great movie when King Naraesuan proclaimed the freedom at Krang city and there were two great wars: the first one was the army troop of Phraya Pasim through the Three Pagodas Pass and another army troop of King Chiang Mai at the mouth of Putsa river. The estuary is the Burmese camp ditch in present. The Thai earned victories from both great wars.The Burmese camp ditch was the soil hill in L shape. It is 5-15 metres long and 3 metres wide. It was presumed that the ditch was built around 1584 at the time when Ayutthaya faced war with Burmese. At present, it has been renovated to be the tourist attraction and open for free visit. Tourists can enjoy their relaxing time there. In front of the ditch is the red brick wall just like in the period movie. The flags are waving by the wind. The pavilion is where King Naraesuan the Great statue is located in the pose of holding his sword. There is also a Buddha Image for worship. The overall atmosphere is peaceful. Villagers often come to visit, offer red-colored drink and pay respect. The ditch opens every day for visiting.The Burmese camp ditch is located at Baan Jedi Hak, Moo 1, Tambon Ban Pang, Sing Buri. It is around 16 kilometres away from Sing Buri city on Highway Number 32, Kilometres 129th. For more information, please call Baan Pang District Administrator Organization, Amphoe Phrom Buri, Sing Buri Tel. 0 3659 8185.