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Ban Taklang Elephant Village

99 หมู่16 บ้านบุรี กระโพ Tambon Krapho, Amphoe Tha Tum, Chang Wat Surin 32120, Thailand

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About Ban Taklang Elephant Village

Many elephants can be found at Ban Taklang Elephant Village. The villagers keep elephants as pets. The elephants here are treated like friends and have been trained well by their mahouts.


Attractions near Ban Taklang Elephant Village

Wat Buraparam42.43km from Ban Taklang Elephant Village

Wat Buraparam is an ancient Buddhist temple built in the Rattanakosin period and lies in Surin province. It was built by Surin’s first town leader, Phraya Surin Phakdi Si Narong Changwang. It is home to the province’s iconic Buddha image and museum of Luang Phoo Dun.

Prasat Si Khoraphum48.22km from Ban Taklang Elephant Village

Sikhoraphum is one of the largest and well preserved Khmer monuments in the Surin province of Thailand. Prasat Sikhoraphum was most likely built during the 11th or 12th century. It was constructed as a Hindu temple dedicated to the Hindu God Shiva

Prasat Ban Phlai63.55km from Ban Taklang Elephant Village

The Prasat Ban Phlai is a Khmer temple located in the Surin province of Thailand. The sandstone structures found on the site suggest that it was a Hindu shrine dedicated to Shiva.

That Kong Khao Noi94.1km from Ban Taklang Elephant Village

Phra That Kong Khao Noi is an ancient stupa. It is a structure that enshrines holy Buddhist relics. Built during the 18th-20th century in the Ayutthaya period. It is 9 kilometers away from Yasothon town.

Prasat Ban Bu98.6km from Ban Taklang Elephant Village

The Prasat Ban Bu is a Khmer temple from the end of the xii th , beginning of xiii th  century , built by King Jayavarman VII . It is located on the site of the Ban Bu village school. It is one of the eight dharmasalas  identified to date on the road to Prasat Hin Phimai. These dharmasalas were distant about fifteen kilometers from each other, which corresponded to a day of walking. It was originally a laterite tower with a long entrance hall and more.

Phanom Rung Historical Park101.19km from Ban Taklang Elephant Village

Phanom Rung is probably the most impressive and significant of the Khmer temples that can be found in Thailand. It was constructed in Angkor style during the 10th until the 13th century as a Hindu temple dedicated to Shiva. The temple was built on top of a hill which symbolizes Mount Kailash, a holy mountain in Hinduism on top of which Shiva lives. Phanom Rung lies on the ancient route from Angkor to Phimai in Nakhon Ratchasima province.

Where is Ban Taklang Elephant Village

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Surin is a large province in the Mun River Basin of Thailand’s Northeastern Isan region. Surin is known as a city of elephants because in the past, elephants were the main vehicles of Surin people and their unique skill to taming the elephants.