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Phitsanulok Province:

           Located in the north-central part of Thailand, Phitsanulok Province is an interesting tourist destination. This region is ideal for visitors who want to explore the lower north Thailand. Phitsanulok, also called as Song Kwae City, is a historical region stretching on the banks of Meanam Nan. Phitsanulok is blessed with extraordinary natural splendor accompanied with high mountain ranges, parks and exotic waterfalls. Maenam Kwoi Nan River runs through the region making it an agriculturally fertile zone. Archaeological excavations have dated back this region to 2000 to 4000 years old. This region was a politically strategic location for various Thai rulers.

          The most important tourist destination in this region is the Chan Palace. This palace is the birthplace of King Naresuan The Great. There are a number of shrines and temples in Phitsanulok, which include Shrine of King Naresuan The Great, Ratburana Temple, Nang Phaya Temple, Chula Mani Temple, Chedi Yot Thong Temple and Aranyik Temple. Phra Si Mahathat Temple is another major attraction in this region. It houses the famous Phra Phutthachinnarat, the largest and the most magnificent Buddhist image in Thailand. More...

Phitsanulok Demographic Data

Capital: Phitsanulok
Area: 10,815.8 km²
Ranked 16th
Inhabitants: 792,678 (2000)
Ranked 27th
Pop. density: 73 inh./km²
Ranked 60th
ISO 3166-2: TH-65
Governor: Sombun Siphatthanawat
(since October 2007)



Phitsanulok Tourist Attractions:

  • ThaiBird Garden
  • City Pillar Shrine
  • King Naresuan the Great's Shrine
  • Tatchakhiri Hiranyaram Temple
  • Town Wall and Moat
  • Textile Museum And Life Museum
  • Wang Nok Aen Waterfall
  • Kaeng Sopha Waterfall
  • Tham Duean Tham Dao
  • Tham Lot Den
  • Phu Soi Dao National Park



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