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Phichit
is situated in the lower Northern Region of Thailand. The name " Phichit " means " The Beautiful Town " It was probably founded by Phraya Khot Thabong in 1056. During the Sukhothai period (1238-1350), the community was named " Sa Luang " which was one of the important town of Sukhothai. Phichit was named again in Ayutthaya period (1350-1767) as " Okhaburi" (Town in the Swamp) and it was the place where King Sanphet VIII or "Phrachao Sua" of Ayutthaya was born. Phichit was designated as a province during Rattanakosin (Bangkok) period, in the reign of King Rama V (1868-1910)
Bung Si FaiBung Si Fai
This 4,800 acre swamp locate 1 km. West of Phichit Market is a fish breeding source surrounded by lotur, grown by locals for the use of its flower and leaves.
CrocodilePhichit Crocodile Auditorium
An auditorium constructed in the shape of a huge crocodile, since Phichit was once full of crocodiles. The main functional part is the 'stomach' which is an air-conditioned meeting room and can accommodate about 30 persons. Its other dimensions are as follow: 38 meters long, 3 meters high and 4.5 meters long for the part of the mouth. There is also a fish aquarium which is open daily from 10.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m..

Major Event

Boat racing

Boat racing is a traditional event of long standing. It is usually held after the homage-paying rites to the province's principal Buddha statue during September each year on the Nan River in front of Wat Tha Luang.More...
phichit.go.th The official website of the Governor of Phichit

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