Phra Si Rattana Mahathat his
monastery commonly called by the inhabitants as "Wat Yai" is
the most important monastery of Phitsanulok, the home of the
famous Phra Buddha Chinnarat. It is located at the foot of Naresuan
Bridge on the city side of the river.The monastery was built
in the reign of Phra Maha Thamma Racha I (Phraya Lithai) In
1357 A.D. It houses the Phra Buddha
Chinnarat regarded as
the most beautiful Buddha image in Thailand.
A road at km 70 branches off some 2 km. Through forested beyond
to Thung Salaeng Luang National Park office. The waterfall is
Salaeng Luang National Park
The forested park covers more than 300,000 acres spreading across
Phitsanulok and Phetchabun provinces. The park office is located
at km.80 on the picturesque Phitsanulok - Lomsak Highway.
Trakan National Park This park, covering more than
60,000 acres, lies 135 km. From Phitsanulok provincial along
the Phitsanulok- Lomsak highway until km.68, thence on highway
2013 and then to Amphoe Chat Takran. A seven tiered waterfall
with in the park is the source of the Kwae Noi River which unites
with the Nan River in the provincial capital.
Hin Rong Kla National Park This park of arresting
scenic beauty spreads across parts of Phitsanulok, Phetchabun
and Loei provinces. Major attractions include Lan Hin Taek natural
reached by turning left at the km 68 marker onto the Phitsanuloe
- Nakhon Thai road, traveling for 28 km. To Ban Nong Krathao
where a right turn begin the final 31 km stage to the park office.
Soi Dao National Park
Phu Soi Dao
National Park is located in both Chat Trakan district of Phitsanulok
Province and Nam Pard District of Uttaradit Province. Occupying
a total area of 48,962.5 rai of land (equivalent to 58,750 acres),
the park stretches along the Thai-Laos border with the highest
peak measured at 2,102 meters above sea level. The climate park
is cool throughout the year and visitors are able to see several
species of wild flowers.More...