Top 4 attractions to explore in Nakhon Si Thammarat
Nakhon Si Thammarat is an ancient city of great importance to Thai history. It was once the center of art, culture, and marine trading of the region. The province is home to beaches, two national parks, beautiful waterfalls, and exotic wildlife.
Mu Ko Thale Tai National Park is covered with lush primary forest which is the originating point for many creeks, used as a watershed by the locals for agricultural activities. Some of the areas are mountains of limestone and healthy mangrove forests.
Nakhon Si Thammarat Province in Southern Thailand, Khao Luang National Park is a mountainous national park covering 570 km². The park is popular for its numerous waterfalls spread out all over the park. The habitats include mountains, limestone cliffs, granite massifs, rainforests, and the number of rivers.
The name of the national park was named after the name of the famous mountain within the area. Especially, the name "KhaoPu" where local people believe the spirit of "Ta Pu", half man half god, is situated. The place is then crowded with people coming by to pay homage to the sacred mountain. This national park is situated in the area of Bantad Mountain.
Wat Phra Mahathat Woramahawihan is the main Buddhist temple of Nakhon Si Thammarat Province, the largest province in Southern Thailand. It is located on the main sand bar of Nakhon Si Thammarat on which the ancient town and the present town of Nakhon Si Thammarat were built.
Map of attractions in Nakhon Si Thammarat