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Nong Nooch gets six new dinosaur statues in bid to attract more visitors

Sep 23. 2020
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By The Nation

Nong Nooch Tropical Garden is hoping free entry and six new life-size dinosaur statues will help bring back visitors next month.

This is part of the many measures put in place to revive the tourism sector, which has been hit hard by the Covid-19 outbreak.The six figures, that were built in just 86 days, include a 13-metre tall Tyrannosaurus Rex, the 14-metre tall Saurophaganax, Acrocanthosaurus and Carcharodontosaurus statues, a 15m tall Giganotosaurus and an 18m tall Spinosaurus.Provincial representatives from Khon Kaen, Kalasin, Mukdahan, Sakon Nakhon, Nakhon Phanom, Bueng Kan, Nong Khai, Udon Thani, Nong Bua Lam Phu and Bangkok were invited for the opening ceremony.Nong Nooch Tropical Garden is considered one of the 10 most beautiful gardens in the world and features 811 dinosaur statues and many plant species.

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