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The province of Nakhon Si Thammarat

General information about the province of Nakhon Si Thammarat

Province capital: Nakhon Si Thammarat
Name in Thai: นครศรีธรรมราช

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nakhon si thammarat

Province of region Southern Thailand

Nakhon Si Thammarat province is located in the south of Thailand. It is coastal in the Gulf of Thailand. It is a cultural and natural destination offering a wealth of history and traditions such as Nang Talung shadow theater and batik. There are also ancient temples there, including the most famous, Wat Phra Mahathat Woramahawihan and its large white chedi, its bronze Buddha statue dating from the 13th century which is located in the formerly fortified city of Nakhon Si Thammarat.

Foreign tourists come relatively few to the provincial capital, on the other hand, Khanom and its long beach, as well as Sichon, attract some of them looking for a not too touristy and peaceful beach destination . Other attractions in the province include the waterfalls and caves of Khao Luang National Park, the mountain village of Khiriwong and the famous pink dolphins of Khanom.

Destinations to visit in Nakhon Si Thammarat

Nakhon Si Thammarat

Essentially known for its iconic temple, Wat Phra Mahathat Woramahawihan, which on the tentaive list of UNESCO World Heritage, Nakhon Si Thammarat province is rarely visited by foreign tourists. However, by going there you can discover in addition to some interesting places, Nang Talung, a traditional shadow puppets theater and enjoy a few long white sand beaches in particular on the side of Khanom in the North . Called Ligor when it was founded, Nakhon Si Thammarat city was an walled c...


Khanom

Located on the seashore 100 km north of Nakhon Si Thammarat, Khanom district has pleasant beaches with mountains, waterfalls, caves, rivers, canals, rice fields, rubber plantations, natural fish spas... It is a mixture of an attractive coastline and nature that seduces more and more Thais and some foreign tourists, mostly French and Dutch. Khanom has become an alternative destination to the i...


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