Kho Memorial This memorial was built to worship bravery
of civilian, police and military who sacrifice their lives to
fight against guerrillas in the area of three provinces: Pitsanulok,
Phetchabun and Loei during 1978 to 1982. This memorial is situated
on the top of Khao Kho, it was built with marble in triangle
shape. The triangle shape means three cooperations of civilian,
police and military.
Khao Kho Palace is located
at Khao Ya, Tambon Thung Samor. Lt. Gen. Pichit Kullawanichaya,
commanding General 1 st, and Mr.Jamnien Pativethwanakij, Governor
of Phetchabun in the past, cooperated to have Khao Kho Palace
constructed to be the residence of His Majesty the King. The
palace comprises of 15 rooms and has a unique semicircle shape.
The garden is decorated with colourful plants and flowers of
cold climate. was built 2 floors.
Weapon Museum This museum
is located on the top of Khao Kho which was an important base
of cannon to support the battle. The museum displays old.
Nao National Park The Nam Nao National Park is
an immense tract of forest still in perfect condition. With
pineries, grasslands and virgin jungles, it is habitat to
large number of animals and more than 100 species of birds.
During December-January, the mercury could drop to as low
as 2-5 Lom Sak district on Highway NO.12. Points of interest
are spread out. attractions reached by taking Highway NO.12
(Lom Sak-Chumphae) included:-
Pha Hong, 300 meters
off the main road at Km. 39 to the north. Within the caves
are formations of stalactites and stalagmites. It is also
a point from which to view the scenery at sunset.
Phu Kum Khao Pinery,
15 kms. off the main road at Km.53. Dense rolls of
pine trees cover an area of about 10 sq.kms.
Haew Sai & Sai Thong Waterfalls
are both located on the same route and can be reached on foot
for a distance of 1 km. and 1.5 kms. respectively off the
main road at Km.67. There are also attractions on Highway
NO.2216 (Lomkao-Huay Sanam Sai)such as Pha Lom-Pha Kong cliffs
which are 5 kms. from the main road at Km.40 and the Tham
yai Nam Nao cave near Km.60. Accomodation reservation can
be made at the National Park Division, Royal Forestry Department,
Tel: 579-7223, 579-5734.
Thep Historical Park Si
Thep city is situated 107 kms. from Phetchabun
township area on Phu Khae-Lomsak Road, 25 kms. from Amphoe Wichienburi
where an 8 kms. access road branches off on the left to Si Thep
City during the prosperous ancient Khmer period having a lot
of archaeological ruins and objects. The Park is open daily
from 8.30-16.30 hrs.
Hin Rong Kla
Lom Sak District is the starting point to go to Phu Hin Rong
Kla to the west. As the route is quite steep, extreme care should
be exercised in driving. More...