of Thao Suranari
Commonly dubbed as Khun Ying Mo or Ya Mo, Thao Suranari was a courageous
Thai woman, a wife of the Deputy Governor of Khorat during the reign
of King Rama III (1824 – 1851). She led the residents of Khorat in
a battle against the Laotian army headed by Prince Anuwong of Vientiane.
Khao Yai National
The park, which covers an area of 2,168 square kilometers in the
Phanom Dong Rak mountain range, stretches over 4 provinces including
Nakhon Ratchasima, Nakhon Nayok, Saraburi, and Prachin Buri. Khao
Yai became Thailand’s first national park on 18th September 1962
and is also originally recognized as the National Park Heritage
of Asian Group Countries.More...
Lam Takhong Dam
The Dam is located 62 kilometers before reaching the town on Highway
No. 2. The construction had started in 1964 and finished 4 years
later. The lake - like reservoir can contain up to 300 million cubic
meters of water and irrigates 238,000 rais of paddy field.
Phimai Historical Park
Within the Park is the Phimai Sanctuary, one of the grandest and
most important Khmer historical sites in Thailand.
The word ‘Phimai’ appears in an inscription on a stone slab at the
front doorway of the building as well as in many other structures.
It is believed that the word ‘Phimai’ referred to a religious figure
or site. More...