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Phitsanulok Province

About Phitsanulok Province

Wat Yai

The Phitsanulok province boasts a blend of ancient relics and modern amenities, making it an intriguing destination for travelers seeking a glimpse into Thailand's past while enjoying its present offerings.

One of the prominent landmarks in Phitsanulok is the Wat Phra Si Rattana Mahathat, commonly known as Wat Yai. This Buddhist temple houses the Phra Buddha Chinnarat, an exquisite statue renowned for its intricate craftsmanship and spiritual significance. Visitors flock to marvel at its beauty and seek blessings.

Do you know? Its capital city, also named Phitsanulok, holds significant cultural importance as the birthplace of King Naresuan the Great, one of Thailand's revered monarchs. 

Additionally, Phitsanulok Province is blessed with natural attractions such as waterfalls, caves, and national parks, providing ample opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts to immerse themselves in the province's stunning landscapes. 

Travel Attraction Phitsanulok Province

Phra Buddha Chinnarat

Wat Phra Si Rattana Mahathat (Wat Yai):
This Buddhist temple is home to the Phra Buddha Chinnarat, a renowned statue with exquisite craftsmanship and spiritual significance.

Naresuan University Art Gallery:
 Located on the campus of Naresuan University, this gallery houses a diverse collection of contemporary and traditional Thai art, providing insight into the country's artistic heritage.

Phu Hin Rong Kla National Park: A vast national park offering stunning natural scenery, including lush forests, scenic viewpoints, and diverse wildlife. It's ideal for hiking, camping, and nature lovers.

Phitsanulok Night Bazaar: A vibrant market where visitors can indulge in local delicacies, shop for handicrafts, and experience the lively atmosphere of Thai street food and culture.

Sergeant Major Dr. Thawee Buranakhet Folklore Museum: This museum showcases the cultural heritage of Phitsanulok Province, featuring exhibits on local traditions, history, and artifacts.

Local Product Phitsanulok Province

  • Phitsanulok Traditional Fabric (Pha Sin Phitsanulok)
  • Phitsanulok Ceramic Ware
  • Phitsanulok Jasmine Rice
  • Phitsanulok Pomelo
  • Herbal Products

Basic information about Phitsanulok Province

  • Area: 10,589 Square Kilometer
  • Area Code: (+66) 55
  • District: 14 Districts
  • Symbol Tree: Tree Jasmine
  • Distance from Bangkok to Nan Province = 342 Kilometre (212 Miles)
  • Neighbouring Province:  Sukhothai, Uttaradit, Loei, Phetchabun, Phichit, Kamphaeng Phet and Laos 
  • Airport: Phitsanulok Airport

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