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Phitsanulok
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Phitsanulok

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.


Attractive Places


Buddha Chinnarat
PhraSiRattanaMathatTempleor locally known as Wat Yai is considered to be the most important temple in Phitsanulok. It was built in 1357 during the reign of Phra Maha Thamma Racha I ofSukhothaiKingdomto enshrine the famous Phra Buddha Chinnarat statue. Phra Buddha Chinnarat is a bronze-casted statue widely considered the most beautiful image of the Buddha inThailand. The statue’s unique feature is the halo that signifies the spiritual radiance of the Lord Buddha; it then becomes an influence to Buddha images in later years.. There are three more attractions to admire: Phra Attharot standing Buddha statue, enshrined in front of the main pagoda, was casted in the same period as Phra Buddha Chinnarat; the 36-meter-high Phra Prang (pagoda) constructed using the early Ayutthaya style to enshrine the relic of the Lord Buddha; and a small museum exhibiting Buddha images of the Sukhothai and Ayutthaya era and other religious artifacts can be found within the vicinity.
Opening hours: The temple is open from 06.30-18.30 hrs and the Phra Phuttha Chinnarat National Museumi open from wednesday to Sundaybetween 09.00-16.00 hrs. the museum is closed on public holidays.Note: Visitors are advised to dress appropriately.


Phu Hin Rong Kla National Park
PhuHinRongKlaNational Parkcovers an area of 191,875 rai or 76,750 acres of land, located 130 kilometers from Phitsanulok town center. The park has many different terrains including waterfalls, lush forests, and plains of rocks with the highest point in the park at 1,617 meters above sea level. There are different types of rock formations with splits in the rocky grounds and uneven formations.
Visitors are able to witness the rustic meeting hall, political school, and the administration building. A trail leading to Lan Hin Pum contains rock formations where Communist Party students used them as shelter from air bombing. The nearby headquarters is now a museum that exhibits weapons and medical instruments used by the Communist Party members. Tourists and visitors may stay overnight with accommodations and tents available but you are advised to make reservations.