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Lop Buri Province:

          Lop Buri, situated in the central part of Thailand, is a pre-historical city with alluring natural beauty. Monkeys are revered in this region and hence Lop Buri is also known as the Land of Monkeys. The region is also well known for coconut jelly,  mushroom jelly and also for its Khao Phra Ngam Gems that are available in several colors.

          Palace of King Narai tops the list of tourist spots in Lop Buri. There are numerous ancient shrines and temples in this region, which include Wat Mani Chonlakhan, Wat Nakhon Kosa and Wat Phra Si Maha That. Khuen Pa Sak Cholasit, the biggest reservoir in Central Thailand, is a major tourist attraction in Lop Buri. A train journey over this dam is truly a refreshing moment. The most important event in Lop Buri is the King Narai Reign Fair. Organized in the King Narai Palace, the celebrations include folk entertainment, folk dances, and a light and sound presentation describing the period of King Narai the Great. More...

Lop Buri Demographic Data :

Capital: Lop Buri (town)
Area: 6,199.8 km²
Ranked 37th
Inhabitants: 745,506 (2000)
Ranked 30th
Pop. density: 120 inh./km²
Ranked 38th
ISO 3166-2: TH-16
Governor: Charuphong Phonladet
(since October 2007)

 

Lop Buri Tourist Attractions:

  • Phra Si Rattana Mahathat Temple
  • Phra Nari Ratchaniwet Palace
  • Sao Thong Thong Temple
  • Wichayen House
  • Pa Si Mahapho Wipatsana Temple
  • Chai Narai Farm
  • Samp Langka Wildlife Sanctuary

 

 
 
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