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Phitsanulok

Country
Thailand
State
Thailand (General)
City
Phitsanulok
Type of Location
Multiple
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Places to Visit
How to Reach

By plane

Nokair offers regular flights between Phitsanulok and Bangkok Don Muang(50 minutes). Bus #4 runs to the airport, as do tuk-tuks for about 10-20 baht

By train

There are several daily services north to Chiang Mai and south to Bangkok. Both take about 6-7 hours.

By bus

Extensive bus services connect Phitsanulok with Chiang Mai and Bangkok. As Phitsanulok is a major transportation hub, there are also regular services to the North-East. Phitsanulok is about 390 km from Bangkok. Buses take 5-6 hours for the journey. The return trip can take as long as 7 hours, depending on the Bangkok traffic. The bus to Chiang Mai takes 6 hours. The main bus station is northeast of the train station. From there buses leave for Chiang Mai, Tak, Khon Kaen and Bangkok.
Buses to Sukhothai leave across the road from the Topland Plaza Hotel. The trip takes one hour and costs around 25 to 40 baht. Sukhothai-bound buses are also available from the main bus station
 

Key places to visit
Wat Ratchaburana, Wat Nang Phaya, Wat Chedi Yod Thong, Wat Chula Manee, Wat Phra Sri Rattana Mahatat, Folklore Museum


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Places to Visit

Wat Ratchaburana

Wat Ratchaburana is a Buddhist temple in Phitsanulok, Thailand.In 1463, King Boromma Trailokanat (1448-1488) of Ayutthaya moved the capital of his empire to Phitsanulok, and ordered the establishment of new temples, as well as the restoration of existing older ones. Wat Ratchaburana dates back to the beginning of his reign in Phitsanulok. He ordered the construction a chedi and other buildings on the temple's campus. Today, the impressive chedi is nearly all that remains of the original construction. However, other buildings have been constructed among the ruins. At one time, King Mongkut headed a construction and restoration project of the temple.

Wat Nang Phaya

Wat Nang Phaya is a monastery in Phitsanulok, Thailand.Wat Nang Phaya is said to have been built when Phitsanulok was ruled by King Trailokanat.Wat Nang Phraya has no temple, but it is known for its Phrara Nang Phya, which are votive tablets found within the pagoda's repository.

Wat Chedi Yod Thong

Wat Chedi Yod Thong is a historic Buddhist temple in Phitsanulok, Thailand.Wat Chedi Yod Thong was constructed during the Sukhothai era.The temple is famous for its Sukhothai-style bud shaped chedi. This chedi is the only remaining one of this style in Phitsanulok Province. On the campus, there is a complex of monk houses, facing a small lake, and there is a small, modern temple structure nearby

Wat Chula Manee

Wat Chula Manee is a Buddhist temple in Ban Wat Chula Manee, Tha Thong Subdistrict, Mueang Phitsanulok District, Phitsanulok Province, Thailand.Wat Chula Manee is the oldest standing temple in Phitsanulok Province. It was built in the Sukhothai era.

Wat Phra Sri Rattana Mahatat

Wat Phra Sri Rattana Mahatat Woramahawihan is a Buddhist temple (Wat) in Phitsanulok, Thailand, where it is located on the bank of the Nan River near the Naresuan Bridge.The cloister of the temple was established in 1357 during the reign of King Maha Thammaradscha I of Sukhothai.

Folklore Museum

Folklore Museum A small museum with household objects collected by Sgt.-Maj. Tawee. You can see the traditional style of Thai houses with their interior, kitchen utensils plus weapons, like swords and old rifles.

Right Time to Visit

September - December

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