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What to see in Phimai

In Phimai the Khmer temple, the pride of the city, often make forget that there are other interesting things to see also. At the top of the list stands the Sai Ngam extraordinary park. We also like its popular night market.

Must-visit places in Phimai

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Sai Ngam ( Banyan Tree )

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Park formed by the roots and branches of one single tree. Its located on a little pond.
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Phimai temple

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which houses Prasat Phimai, one of the finest examples of Khmer temple in Thailand. Its architecture reminds of Angkor Wat in many ways.
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Phimai National Museum

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This small museum is a great introduction to the history of Phimai and the region when it was ruled by the Khmer Empire. it helps to set the context when visiting Prasat Hin Phimai, the city's Khmer temple.
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Other nice places to visit in Phimai

Phimai Night Market

Phimai Night Market

starstarstarstarstar This small night market takes place every evening in Phimai city near the clock tower. There are many Thai Street Food stalls but it is also a more classic fresh market with fruit and vegetable, fish and meat vendors and also in the left aisle stalls selling clothe
Pratu Chai Gate

Pratu Chai Gate

starstarstarstar which is the best preserved of the four gates of the ancient fortifications and opens onto a lawn and a small pond.
Meru Bhramathat

Meru Bhramathat

starstarstar damaged brick chedi perched on a hill on the main square of Phimai

Places to see elsewhere in Thailand

Saturday Walking Street

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Another big night market that settles in a street in the center of Chiang Rai beoming pedestrian to accommodate for a few hours vendors of all kinds (clothes, souvenirs, vegetables, artcrafts) and...


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Phra Pathom Chedi

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the largest Buddhist monument in the world with its 127 meters high stupa. A important place for Buddhism in Thailand as it was erected where Buddhism was introduced into the country more than 2000...


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Wat Niwet Thammaprawat

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This temple located in Bang Pa In 25 kilometers in the South from Ayutthaya is unique and surprising for two reasons: it is a Buddhist temple with a neo-Gothic church architecture and the way to...


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Phraya Nakhon Cave

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it is the highlight of any visit to the Sam Roi Yod National Park. This beautiful cave hosts a small Royal Pavilion which is often illuminated by a ray of light coming from the opening at the top...


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