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Wat Phra Fang  :

Uttaradit Province Attractions: Wat Phra Fang
        Wat Phra Fang Sawangkhamuninat is one of the most ancient temples in Thailand that was constructed during the Sukhothai Period. The romantic ruins of the temple are shaded by beautiful trees and provide an excellent glimpse of Sukhothai architecture. A major portion of this temple is in ruins and is currently undergoing renovation. One of the most attractive features of this temple is the Phra Mahathat Chedi. More....


Uttaradit Province: Phu Soi Dao National Park 

Phu Soi Dao National Park :
    Spread over an area of approximately 78 square kilomaters, Phu Soi Dao National Park is one of the most engrossing tourist destinations in the Uttaradit province.  More....

 


 


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Uttaradit Province - Thailand Tourist Attractions :

          Uttaradit Province is an ancient pre-historical region located in the lower northern part of Thailand. Located on the right bank of Nan River, this region was once a prosperous port town for shipping merchandise.

          The principal tourist destination in Uttaradit Province is Namtok Mae Phun waterfall. Water dropping from multiple cascades amid pristine natural surroundings is a treat to watch. Uttaradit consists of numerous ancient temples and shrines including Wat Phra Borom That Thung Yang, Wat Phra Thaen Sila At, Wat Phra Yun Phutthabat Yukhon, Wat Klang and Wat Thamma Thipatai. The interiors and murals in these temples are beautifully carved and decorated with ancient tales.

          Other important tourist spots include Phra Si Phanommat Memorial and Laplae, an ancient historical town famous for its handcrafted materials. Khuean Sirikit Dam built on the Nan River is the largest earthen dam in Thailand. The dam has remarkably attractive and beautiful surroundings. Accommodation and boating service is available near the dam.

          Adventure lovers have a lot in store at Sukhothai. The largest teak tree in the world is present in Sak Yai Forest Park in Uttaradit. This tree is considered to be 1,500 years old. Adventure lovers can take up jungle trekking, camping and elephant rides in these forests.

          The most important ritual in this region is The Tradition of Buddha Cremation. During this, the funeral ceremony of Lord Buddha is re-enacted. Another prominent festival is the Langsat Day celebrated during September. Uttaradit is the largest producer of Langsat fruits. Growing these fruits is the chief occupation of the people in this region.

          Uttaradit Province is located at a distance of 491 kilometers from Bangkok. Tourists can hire a car from the capital and reach Uttaradit via Phitsanulok. Daily bus services are operated to this region from Bangkok’s Northern Bus Terminal. There are direct trains to Uttaradit from Bangkok’s Hua Lamphong railway station.

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