Eight warning stickers have been placed on the Mud Crab Sculpture in Krabi to discourage tourists climbing on the sculpture in the future.
Last week four more tourists were caught climbing all over the Krabi landmark – the Mud Crab Sculpture. Krabi Tourist Police are tracking down the tour company that was in control of the tourists that were filmed climbing on the sculpture. This follows the Chinese tour group, two days earlier, climbing all over the popular sculptures as well.
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Yesterday (July 2) Krabi’s City Mayor, Keerasak Pukhaoluan and his team, placed warning signs in three languages – Thai, Chinese and English – around the sculpture. The signs state that ‘Don’t climb…If violated 2,000 baht fine’.
Mayor Kietisak says, “We have put up these signs as many tourists continue to climb on the sculptures. Last week was it was Chinese and then European tourists. When we saw they were climbing we stopped them but they ignored us. This is improper behavior which could be harmful to the tourists and cause damage to the sculpture.”
“This sculpture was built 9 years ago. The sculpture represent the plentiful Krabi mangrove forest. This place has become a landmark of Krabi.”
“We don’t want to blame Chinese tourists or other tourists who have climbed on the sculpture. Before we had warning signs but there were no fines. After this we will install permanent signs.”
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