Phra Mahathat Woramahawihan
is located on Ratchadamnoen
Road in Tambon Nai Muang. This is one of the most important historical
sites in southern Thailand. The pagoda, 55.78 meters high, has a distinctive
Sri Lankan style. The top is entirely covered by pure gold. Inside
the temple are many buildings of importance, especially the royal
building which has beautiful architecture from the Ayutthaya period
and the Sam Chom building where the Buddha image attired in royal
wardrobe Phra Si Thamma Sokarat is housed. There are also the Phra
Maha Phinetkrom (the equestrian image) building, the Thap Kaset building,
while the Khian and Pho Lanka buildings are used to display artifacts
donated to the temple by Buddhists.
is a beautiful
and important waterfall of Khao Luang National Park. Located in Tambon
Krung Ching, the waterfall derived its name from Ton Ching which is
a kind of palm prevalent in the area. The waterfall has many levels
and the most breathtaking level is Nan Fon Saen Ha where water drops
off a sheer cliff 100 meters high, splashing down creating a mist
covering the area like rain unlike other falls. This waterfall level
is depicted on the back of Thailandís 1,000 baht currency note. The
waterfall is under the responsibility of the Khao Luang National Park
Protection Unit. The waterfall can be reached by a road 3.8 kilometers
long to Nan Fon Saen Ha. The area has a training center, accommodation
and a campground.
Khao Luang National Park
Khao Luang National Park covers Amphoe Muang, Amphoe Phipun, Amphoe
Phrom Khiri, Amphoe Lan Saka, Amphoe Chawang, King Amphoe Chang Klang,
and King Amphoe Nop Phitam. Having a land area of 597 square kilometres,
it was declared a national park on December 18, 1974. More...
Namtok Phrom Lok
Namtok Phrom Lok is in Tambon Phrom Lok. It can be reached via Highway
No. 4016 (Nakhon Si Thammarat-Phrom Khiri) to the 20-km marker, more...
Namtok Krung Ching
Namtok Krung Ching is a beautiful and important waterfall of Khao
Luang National Park. Located in Tambon Krung Ching, the waterfall
derived its name from Ton Ching, more...
Pha Khuen That Festival
Hae Pha Khuen That Festival is celebrated at Phra Borom That Chedi.
The pagoda is considered to be the representative of Lord Buddha and
is believed by locals to possess unsurpassed might of righteousness
as it contains holy relics.More...
of the Tenth Lunar
Festival of the Tenth Lunar Month is a grand event of the province
and of southern Thailand. This festival is held from the 1st waning-moon
night to the 15th waning-moon night every September.more...
Shadow play making is an art that goes with the popular southern entertainment
of shadow play. Thai shadow play figures have been transformed from
those found in Java so that they are now very Thai.More...
Yan Liphao basketry is another famous product of the South, particularly
in Nakhon Si Thammarat where people have been making it for over 100