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Wat Pho In Bangkok

Wat Pho In Bangkok:
     The Wat Pho is located in Bangkok and is quite close to the Royal Grand Palace. It is also known as Wat Chetuphon. This is a must see temple while you are visiting Bangkok. More....

Nan Province - Thailand Tourist Attractions 
Nan Province :
Nan Province is a serene and attractive tourist destination, which is cozily snuggled in the lush valley forests of northern Thailand. Bestowed with a rich legacy, this place is located on the banks of Nan River More....

 


 


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Ang Thong Province - Thailand Tourist Attractions :

          Flourishing on the banks of Noi and Chao Phraya Rivers, Ang Thong Province is a small province in central Thailand. This region is famous for its various ancient and beautiful temples symbolizing the Thai history. Better described as a land of temples, Ang Thong region has several marvelous shrines known for their intricate mural paintings and wooden carvings. Wat Siroi is located on the bank of Noi River and has a large seated Buddha image. Wat Chaiyo Worawihan is a royal Buddhist monastery located on the banks of Chao Phraya River.

          There are several temples that have been built during the ancient Ayutthaya period. Popular among these include Wat Phohom, Wat Saket, Wat Mathurotsatiyaram, Wat Ratchapaksi and Wat Khun Inthapramun. The largest and longest reclining Buddha in Thailand is enshrined here. Wat Chantharam temple is famous among the visitors for the large population of bats, which are found hanging upside down from the branches of the numerous trees present around the temple.

          Another beautiful attraction is the Fish Park at Wat Khoi. This park is located at the Noi River and has around 50,000 fish species. The Bird Sanctuary is a treat to ornithologists and nature lovers. Several rare migratory and native birds reside in these beautiful surroundings including the egret, heron, open-billed stork, night heron and cormorant kingfisher. Samko district is well known for its native tradition and folk arts.

          Ang Thong is well known for its handicrafts. People of this region exhibit exquisite craftsmanship in making bamboo baskets, molded court dolls, traditional drums and prefabricated parts for Thai-style house. Ang Thong is famous for the traditional long boat race held during March and October. There are few other prominent annual festivals celebrated in this region including City of Rice and Water Bowl Fair and Annual Red Cross Fair that is held at the end of harvest time during December-January.

          Tourists can hire a car from Bangkok and take the Phahonyothin Highway or the Bangkok-Pathum Thani Highway to reach Ang Thong. Transportation Company Limited provides daily bus transportation services between Bangkok and Ang Thong from Northern Bus Terminal.

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