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Wat Rong Chang   :

Phichit Tourist Attractions: Wat Rong Chang
    Wat Rong Chang is an old Buddhist monastery located in Tambon Rong Chang 5 kilometers from the town of Phichit on the Phichit-Wang Chik Road. The entire area where the temple currently exists was originally known as “Kong Chang” or elephant gathering.More....

Phichit Tourist Attractions: Wat Nakhon Chum 

Wat Nakhon Chum :
    Situated in the northern part of Thailand, the beautiful province of Phichit is also an important religious destination better known for its various sacred Buddhist monasteries. One such important Buddhist monastery that is worth a visit is the Wat Nakhon Chum. More....



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Phichit Province - Thailand Tourist Attractions :

          Phichit Province is located in one of the most beautiful parts of Thailand, with green valleys and picturesque wooded hills. It is the home of traditional boat racing, an ancient sport involving hundreds of competitors on each side paddling furiously for the honor of their home district or province. This annual regatta takes place on the Nan River, which runs through the provincial capital and features races between numerous low-slung wooden boats.

          Situated between the Yom and Nan Rivers, Phichit Province is an ancient historical region located in the lower northern part of Thailand. This is an agriculturally fertile region widely known for its fresh-water crocodiles. Phichit Province is famous all over the world as a major fruit-producing region. It is the major producer of pomelo, jackfruit, krathon and Maprang fruits in Thailand. It also produces Makham Kaeo, a sweet tamarind. A popular handicraft of the province is the colourful hand-woven fabric.

          Bueng Si Fai is a major tourist destination in Phichit. This is a large fresh-water lake developed by the Fishery Department for the purpose of breeding fresh-water crocodiles. The remarkable scenic beauty surrounding this region rejuvenates the soul and mind. Tourists get a glimpse of ancient history and culture of the region at Utthayan Mueang Kao Pichit. This is an ancient town located on the banks of Nan River. Its history has been dated back to more than 900 years as per the archaeological excavations found here. Another prominent tourist destination that is important from a commercial point of view is Taphan Hin, located on the banks of the Nan River. The most prominent sight of the district is the 34 meter tall golden image of Lord Buddha. Tourists can hire ferry services and have a glimpse of natural beauty on both the banks.

          There are several Buddhist temples, shrines and chedis in the region. Popular among these are Wat Bang Khlan, Wat Pho Prathap Chang, Wat Nakhon Chum and Wat Khao Rup Chang. Wat Tha Luang is another major attraction in this region.  Built in 1845, this temple has a bronze Buddha image casted in Chiang-Sean style.

          Phichit Province is 345 kilometers away from Bangkok and is accessible both by road and rail. Visitors can reach Phichit by hiring a car from Bangkok. Direct buses are operated daily from Bangkok’s Mochit 2 Bus Terminal. There are number of direct trains to Phichit from Bangkok’s Hua Lamphong railway station. Phichit Plaza Hotel is a famous hotel in this region. Various other accommodation facilities are available for tourists based on their requirement and budget.


Phichit Province - Thailand Tourist Attractions





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