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In addition to its importance in the history of Thailand, Phitsanulok features rivers, mountains, and forests, ideal for lovers of natural beauty. Apart from its exceptional natural charisma, Phitsanulok provides visitors with an opportunity to explore notable chapters of Thailand’s history. For example, Phitsanulok contains evidence of an ancient community dating back between 2,000 and 4,000 years, including ancient stone axes. In addition, the old temple of Wat Chula Mani, situated 5 kilometers south of the city, was built even before the Sukhothai Kingdom came to power in the 12th century. Phitsanulok prospered under both the Kingdoms of Sukhothai (1238-1378 C.E.) and Ayutthaya (1350-1767 C.E.). In particular, it played a strategic role in the Ayutthaya era when it became the Kingdom’s royal capital for 25 years during the reign of King Borom Trailokanat.Phitsanulok was also the birthplace of King Naresuan the Great (R. 1590-1605) the legendary King who declared Ayutthaya’s independence from Burma in 1584. King Naresuan is known for his victorious and honorable single-hand combat atop an elephant-back against a Burmese Crown Prince. Once named Song Khwae, meaning two rivers, Phitsanulok is situated between the Nan and Khwae Noi Rivers, which is also a strategic location between Thailand’s central plains, northern mountains, and northeastern plateau. Phitsanulok is therefore a natural hub and an ideal base for travelers wishing to explore the lower North and western Northeast. However, Phitsanulok is more than just a stopover for tourists; it is a province with a number of tourism opportunities. While most of Phitsanulok’s terrain is flatlands, one third of the area is covered by mountains in the north and east, where national parks and waterfalls await exploration.
The Phu Hin Rong Kla National Park is the rock – the rock slab that millions of years ago the area was leveled. But today, as rocky outcrops to the cliffs. The phenomenon is caused by tectonic uplift squeezed together. Violence has forced the court for the relief. It is a scenic cliff unlike anywhere else in Thailand.
PhuHinRongKla The park covers an area the boundaries of two provinces, certain areas of the Dan Sai district in Loei and Nakhon Thai district. Phitsanulok General characteristics of mountain Many point to a grass or mountain Bald Mountain. At one time, as a Communist during the year 2511-2515.
Phu Hin Rong Kla National Park Mountains may be hard for tourists to walk a little color. Because all attractions relies on foot traffic for the most part. But the road to wrap up the summit. And on the road he has to complete the trip. Phu Hin Rong Kla You also can explore all ages as well. Cliff also has two forms that visitors to experience the natural attractions include waterfalls, scenic hiking and historic attractions. The atmosphere and store belongings of communism that we see. And if so, should have at least 3 days and 2 nights.
We can divide the whole trip has two tourism history you can visit where former communist terrorists had been used as a residence and school activities, such as political, military. Village masses include various appliances.
The second option is nature tourism. From way up the ramp and you’ll find waterfalls, rapids, waterfall blue. I park You will find the ultimate highlight of a visit to the park. PhuHinRongKla Is the rock Rocky outcrops with marbles Foot like a knot This is a pristine rocky ground flat. Later, the diligence of the earth. Make this mountain lift up the stone buttons. Rocky cliffs as well as the entire forest. The exotic beauty of the rocky cliff, this is like a cliff, and the banner of a high cliff, was hailed as the most spectacular sunset views of the park. Walking into the rock It is a rocky plain In the rainy season, water flows almost any. Following the passage to find flowers such as orchids horses run wild orchids silver buttons brittle mountain of white roses will bloom early winter dazzled throughout. Also, you must not miss to watch. Falls protector – brother Nam Red Man falls and falls, Sri Pacharin. The waterfalls of the park PhuHinRongKla is culminating.
PhuHinRongKla The summit, one in Phetchabun. And is located in Phu Hin Rong Kla National Park. The distance from Phitsanulok Highway No. 12 (Phitsanulok – Lom Sak) distance of 68 kilometers at the intersection prod home. Turn left onto the Nakhon Thai district. By 2013 Highway 29 kilometers, turn right onto Highway 2331 for about 28 kilometers along the Catawba is uphill and the road is quite narrow. Always drive with caution The park office The total distance is 125 kilometers from downtown Phitsanulok.
Travel Period: All the most beautiful winter season.
Temple Chulamani .
Located along the eastern side of the Nan River. From Phitsanulok Road, the south along the three worlds – the car remains with a distance of 5 km before the Sukhothai period. Once the site of the old town, two tributaries. History says Three worlds of His Royal Highness the car had entered the temple and this temple was established in 2007 for a period of 8 months and 15 days, with courtiers. Religious tours with the 2348 figure is a historical monument. Khmer pagoda small base is 11 meters long, 18 meters of laterite. The front porch is a major Bench stacked three tiers high. Each recess twenty Stucco is patterned by Lower the troops and troops lotus pattern swans. As pagoda at Wat Phra Si Rattana Mahathat. Lopburi The latter is completely surrounded by a boundary wall. Lord Buddha, which has a similar model of King Narai, please create it. The plaque reads page Buddha concluded that in 2221 BC, when King Narai the Great was a Royal Command fabric brace Footprint. Engraved on a stone slab Put the worship of the people.
waterfall Charttrakarn .
Waterfall Charttrakarn Known by the locals as a waterfall located at the mouth of the Deputy Vice mouth. District Charttrakarn District Charttrakarn Away from the city, about 145 kilometers to the waterfall in Phitsanulok province, with up to seven layers, each layer has a magnificent varies. Named after the daughter Thao and three in Thailand’s literary Golden Horn. The Grade 3 and 4 falls from a cliff 10 meters high radiating frayed spread around. The basin is the largest class of grade one climbing up to the seven-story waterfall is fun. Some vines require a steep upward swing. Some are narrow gap I must tilt Some had to crawl But when they reached the waterfall and then to rest immediately.
Also in this area Charttrakarn Falls State Park also has other attractions include Red Cliff Waterfall Cave duck rice dish cloth boards, check the caves.
Wat Phra Si Rattana Mahathat .
Wat Phra Si Rattana Mahathat Or commonly known as the “Temple” located at the main Buddhist Nan River on the east. Opposite the town hall of Phitsanulok. The temple is Woramahawihan classical type. It is generally known as the Buddha statue. Buddha is regarded as the most beautiful in the country.
Wat Phra Si Rattana Mahathat The temple has a long history since the Sukhothai period. Magnificent architecture, fine arts and sculpture. It is a precious cultural heritage of Phitsanulok.
River Rafting Kek .
With its whitewater length of nearly 10 km, take the rafting approximately three hour through the rapids with difficulty levels ranging from 1 – 5 Total 13 rapids, the Tour Rafting Kek in. Wang province of Phitsanulok can be created. thrill rides are fun, challenging and provocative taste ….. is another program rafting is a popular tourist upper ranks of the country.