4 attractions you should visit in Surin - With photos & details

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Top 4 attractions to explore in Surin

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.

Ban Taklang Elephant Village99 หมู่16 บ้านบุรี กระโพ Tambon Krapho, Amphoe Tha Tum, Chang Wat Surin 32120, Thailand
Wildlife Sanctuaries

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.

Prasat Ban PhlaiChuea Phloeng, Prasat District, Surin 32140, Thailand
Hindu Temples
Notable Architectures

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.

Prasat Si KhoraphumRa Ngang, Sikhoraphum District, Surin 32110, Thailand
Hindu Temples
Notable Architectures
Old Ruins

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

Wat BuraparamNai Mueang, Mueang Surin District, Surin 32000, Thailand
Buddhist Temples
Notable Architectures

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.

Map of attractions in Surin