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Nakhon Si Thammarat Town


Nakhon Si Thammarat Town Information


Nakhon Si Thammarat has different transportation services. The city's airport is only 12 kilometers away from the train station, and it has two airlines, Air Asia and Nok Air, which operate daily flights from Bangkok, you can also take the daily train from Bangkok Railway Station to Nakhon Si Thammarat at 5:35 PM and 7:15 PM that has a duration around 12 and 14 hours. The Nakhon Si Thammarat train station is located in the center of the city, close to restaurants and hotels.

In the south of Bangkok, regular and air-conditioned buses leave throughout the day and last approximately 13 hours. Bus prices vary depending on the bus, VIP buses are much more expensive, between 500 - 560 baht. If you are in Surat Thani, you can take the air-conditioned minibus that leaves from Talat Kaset.

The ferry service is the best option if you are looking for a more adventurous trip, in the islands of Koh Phangan, Koh Samui and Koh Tao you can take the boat that will take you to Nakhon Si Thammarat Town.

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Nakhon Si Thammarat Town Information

780 kilometers from the south of Bangkok there is Nakhon Si Thammarat, an incredible place which possesses 100,000 habitants and is the second biggest province in Thailand. This exuberant region is characterized by its perfect combination of the Buddhism cultures, art, iconic architecture and natural environment, making it a must-see if you are traveling around this country.

The province is surrounded by history as it played a significant role in the past of Thailand. At the beginning of the century III B.C, Nakhon Si Thammarat was an important Buddhism center as well as an import for Indian, Arab, British, and Portuguese merchants, also afterward it became the main commercial route between China and the south of India. Previously known as Ligor in the century II A.C, the zone was an independent kingdom which formed part of the powerful empire Srivijaya between the centuries VIII and XIII and after the rebellion of Thais, the region turned into a religious and cultural center for Theravada Buddhism, when the doctrine started to expand from Sri Lanka and finally arrived in Thailand at the end of XIII century. Nowadays, Nakhon Si Thammarat owns museums and temples where history fanatics can enjoy a journey through the past of the city.

Despite their eminent history, the zone also offers incredible natural scenes where you can contemplate beautiful waterfalls and gorgeous beaches.


Nakhon Si Thammarat Town Nakhon Si Thammarat Town Architecture and History

Nakhon Si Thammarat Town Architecture and History
Apart from its waterfalls and beaches, one of the main characteristics that define Nakhon city is its unique architecture. You can contemplate it throughout their mosques, shrines, and structures that enclose the province. The city is the perfect place for history admirers, undoubtedly Nakhon Si Thammarat offers you a view of the ancient Thailand which will captivate any tourist. The main street in Nakhon city, Rachadamnoen Road offers many touristic attractions, starting with the National Museum of Nakhon Si Thammarat where you can get an introduction of the art and culture of the south of Thailand and find a big collection of original devices from the region such as craftwork and nickel objects.

Nakhon Si Thammarat Town Natural Wonders

Natural Wonders
When we talk about Nakhon Si Thammarat we cannot fail to mention its outstanding natural beauty. The province is surrounded by forested parks, a big variety of flowers and tropical fruits and numerous waterfalls with crystalline water and trails uphill to fall giving you incredible views of the city, allowing travelers to discover an impeccable and unspoiled ecosystem. The national park Khao Luang is ideal for nature lovers. This tropical rainforest covers an area of 597 square kilometers and it is 1,835 meters above the sea making it the tallest peak in the south of Thailand; it’s the perfect place to do trekking and be amazed by a lush Thailand.

Nakhon Si Thammarat Town The House Of Shadow Puppetry

The House Of Shadow Puppetry
The art of Nang Talung or better known as the art of shadow puppets is an old form of art from Asia, mainly in Thailand and it consists of storytelling using figures handled by puppeteers. The house of Suchart Subsin is one of the favourite stops for tourists who visit Nakhon Si Thammarat, this museum was the home of the local artist Suchart Subsin who formed an important role to keep alive the Nang Talung, for that reason it is a must-visit for art enthusiasts and is the ideal place for learning more about the old culture in the south of Thailand.

Nakhon Si Thammarat Town Nakhon Si Thammarat Beaches

Nakhon Si Thammarat Beaches
Nakhon Si Thammarat offers agreeable beaches where you can relax and sunbathe. In the province you can find unoccupied beaches like Laem Talumphuk and Haad Sa Bua, these expansions of fine sand are about 60 kilometers from Nakhon city and it offers you a variety of cheap seafood restaurants by the sea, it’s a great option if you are looking for a private atmosphere. However, there are plenty of beaches which propose you an adventurous experience, just head to the district of Khanom and Sichon to find more caves, bays, and waterfalls to discover.

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