Nakhon Si Thammarat

Visit the beautiful Nakhon Si Thammarat

With one of the most significant temples in Thailand, the historic city of Nakhon Si Thammarat is a natural and rewarding visit to make. Visiting Nakhon Si Thammarat city is like immerging yourself into a local environment, far away from tourist areas.

The city hosts one of the most important temple in southern Thailand, the stunning Wat Phra Mahathat Woramahawihaan, simply known as Mahathat, boasts an imposing 77m white stupa crowned by a gold spire piercing the sky. According to legend, Queen Hem Chala and Prince Thanakuman brought relics to Nakhon more than 1000 years ago, and built a small pagoda to house the precious icons. The temple has since grown into a huge site, and today crowds gather daily to purchase the popular Jatukham amulets.

In addition, Nakhon Si Thammarat city is famous for its food market and its local food. Experience the unique Ku Kwang market with its numerous “dim sum” (breakfast) option and the local great atmosphere. The province is also famous for the production of silver. Walk around the old city and choose your souvenir.

Please contact us at gm@baanthongchingresort.com for more information about the visit of Nakhon Si Thammarat.