Since Satun used to be a small Malay state and the majority of its inhabitants are Muslims, the town has an Islamic architectural style. Mambang Mosque, also known as Satun Central Mosque or Masayit Mambang is located at the Satun town center. The Mosque’s roofs are arranged to make a pyramid. It is decorated with glass, glazed tiles, and marble. The building consists of two parts, the prayer hall is inside and there is a corridor outside that leads to a tower where there are picturesque views of the town.
Khao To Phaya Wang Park
It’s a public park known for its relaxing and peaceful atmosphere that is suitable for long walks, romantic picnics, or meditation. The park is full of different kinds of trees and all around it, you’ll find rock formations, countless nooks, small caves at the base of the cliff, and towering trees. The area is surrounded by limestone hill and there are some restaurants close to the park but not inside. The monkeys will be waiting for their bananas which are easy to purchase from a nearby vendor.
Satun National Museum
Also called Ku Den museum, it was built in 1916 during the reign of King Rama V. The construction started in 1898 and until world war II, Japanese soldiers occupied the building as their command unit. It was also used as other important official places like the Satun City Hall. Between 1997 and 2000, the mansion was renovated by The Fine Arts Department to be the museum it is nowadays. The museum is open every day except Monday, Tuesday, and public holidays.
Phu Pha Phet
Phu Pha Phet cave is one of the most visited caves in Thailand. This cave was kept secret and it only has been exposed recently in 2010 to international tourism. The Diamond Mountain cave “Phu Pha Phet” is the 4th largest cave in the world and the largest one in Thailand. There are clear signs the whole journey indicating directions. Visitors will have to climb 300 steps to reach the actual cave. Steps are made of wood and they are safe.