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Phayao Province:

          

          Phayao Province, with its captivating array of mountains, serene valleys and pristine natural beauty, is a fascinating tourist destination. This place is famous for hand-made cotton and baskets woven using water hyacinth.  The fascinating cultural heritage and religious sites of this region enthrall the tourists

          Ninety kilometers south of Chiang Rai, Phayao offers an excellent base for exploring an area dotted with national parks that have been almost completely neglected by western tourists. Phayao lake is a picturesque spot in the mornings and at sunset. The cultural center gives an excellent insight into local life, both past and present. The important tourist destinations include the Burmese-style temple known as Wat Nantaram and Wat Phra That Sop Waen temple. More...

Phayao Demographic Data

Capital: Phayao town
Area: 6,335.1 km²
Ranked 35th
Inhabitants: 502,780 (2000)
Ranked 46th
Pop. density: 79 inh./km²
Ranked 52nd
ISO 3166-2: TH-56
Governor: Thanasek Atsawanuwat
(since November 2006)

 

 

 

Phayao Tourist Attractions:

  • The Pho Khun Ngam Mueang Memorial
  • Kwan Phayao ( An extensively fresh water lake )
  • Wat Si Khom Kham
  • Ho Watanatham Nithat
  • Phayao Fresh Water Fishery Station and Kwan Phayao Pavillion
  • Wat Analyo
  • Namtok Champa Thong Waterfall
  • Doi Phu Nang National Park
  • Chiang Kham
  • Phu Sang Waterfall

 

 

 
 
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