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Phitsanulok - พิษณุโลก

Phitsanulok is 557km from Amnat Charoen, 270km from Ang Thong, 377km from Bangkok, 301km from Ayutthaya, 608km from Buriram, 193km from Chainat, 336km from Chaiyaphum, 333km from Chiang Mai, 413km from Chiang Rai, 396km from Kalasin, 103km from Kamphaeng Phet, 319km from Khon Kaen, 457km from Korat, 244km from Lampang, 312km from Lamphun, 269km from Loei, 259km from Lopburi, 637km from Mae Hong Son, 392km from Maha Sarakham, 562km from Mukdahan, 617km from Nakhon Phanom, 129km from Nakhon Sawan, 295km from Nan, 322km from Nong Bua Lampu, 485km from Nong Khai, 319km from Phayao, 170km from Phetchabun, 178km from Phrae, 73km from Phichit, 432km from Roi Et, 524km from Sakon Nakhon, 305km from Saraburi, 230km from Singburi, 666km from Sisaket, 69km from Sukhothai, 655km from Surin, 138km from Tak, 601km from Ubon Ratchathani, 434km from Udon Thani, 179km from Uthai Thani, 118km from Uttaradit and 503km from Yasothon.

Phitsanulok is also famous for the Thai Bang Kaew dog which is Thailand's signature dog breed renowned for its beautiful features, smartness, fierceness and loyalty to its owners.

The provincial flower of Phitsanulok is the Yellow Flamboyant flower. This flower is native to Phitsanulok (Peltophorum pterocarpum).

Phitsanulok Province is in lower northern Thailand and shares its borders with Loei, Phetchabun, Phichit, Kamphaeng Phet, Sukhothai, Uttaradit. In the north-east it also has a short border with Xaignabouli of Laos.

Want to check out the Temples and Wats in Phitsanulok? The check out our Phitsanulok Wats & Temples thread.

If you have any questions on Phitsanulok or the surrounding area why not post them on our Northern Thailand & Phitsanulok Forum.

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Members Holidays in Phitsanulok

Uttaradit and Phitsanulok Travels

A visit to a fish farm and frog farm, a stop at Pichai and a wander round Phitsanulok.

Phitsanulok to Chiang Mai

5 adults and 6 kids on a tour of Northern Thailand.

A Monks Funeral

After storing the Monks body for 2 years it was time to burn him.

The Thai Folk Museum

A museum showcasing life as it used to be with many antique features.

A Monk Ceremony

The Ordination Ceremony to become a Monk and spending 7 days at a Temple.

Boat Building in Phitsanulok

The building a boat for the annual boat races which are held in September.

A local noodle shop

A visit to a noodle shop on the Nan River.

Cock Fighting

A visit to Saphan Hin to watch the cock fighting.

D&G Restaurant

D&G Restaurant introduces American food to their menu.

Phitsanulok House Build

The trials and tribulations of having a house built in Phitsanulok.

Phitsanulok Tourist Attractions

Nan Riverside Park and Boathouse Museum

The park, which was built by Phitsanulok Municipality in 2002, is situated in the middle of the town, on the eastern bank of Nan river. Inside the park, is a Boathouse Museum showcasing the daily life of people living in boathouses. *Admission is free.

Thai Bird Garden

Located opposite to the folk museum, it is a bird conservation centre that displays endangered as well as extinct birds of Thailand such as jambu fruit-dove, helmeted hornbill, and birds mentioned in Thai literature; namely, oriole, barbet, common koel, green magpie, blue magpie, etc. The park entertains visitors with some birds that can imitate humanís voice greeting both in Thai and English such as parrot as well as those singing beautifully like black-throated laughing thrush, white-crested laughing thrush, and white rumped shama. The garden is open daily from 8.30 a.m. - 5.00 p.m. Admission is 50 baht for adults and 20 baht for children. For more information, call Tel: 0 5521 2540

House Boat Community

The house boat serves as a signature of Phitsanulok. From north to south along both sides of Nan River, house boats and rafts are lined up, creating a unique perspective for tourists. In addition to the display of the typical Phitsanulok way of life emphasis is placed on the strong connection between man and the river. Hardly seen anywhere else in the Northern region, the house boat represents the serene ambiance of a united community.

Textile Museum and Life Museum

The Textile Museum displays textiles and garments from different sources domestically and internationally. The museum houses documents and research studies regarding textiles and royal suits of Their Majesties the King and Queen that were conferred to the university. Nearby is a Life Museum that displays the Thai way of cotton weaving, from cotton growing to high-class techniques in weaving. A weaving demonstration is available every weekend. Both museums are open daily from 8.30 a.m. - 4.30 p.m. A guide is available. For more information, Tel: 0 5526 1000 - 4 ext. 1218, 1149
Naresuan University (Thung Nong O) is located between Kilometre 118-119 of Highway 117.

Art & Culture Gallery, Naresuan University (Sanambin Campus)

The Gallery is established with an aim to promote and preserve Thai arts and culture. Located at the resource centre on Sanam Bin Rd., the Gallery is divided into 3 sections including;

Art Gallery: over 100 masterpieces of renowned Thai artists such as: Chuan Leakpai (Thailand's former Prime Minister), Sawasdi Tantisuk (National Artist in visual Arts field), Phun Ketchamrat (National Artist in visual Arts field), Priyuan Aruchata (National Artist in visual Arts field), Pratuang Emjaroen, Chavalit Saemprungsuk, Chung Moonphinit and Chalermchai Khosipipat are on display.

Museum: Under the concept, "The Way of Life of The People in the Lower North", more than 500 handicrafts including household utensils, agricultural tools and manuscripts are exhibited.

Database: provided to promote the study of the Lower North, Thai classical dance and music.
The gallery is open daily from 9.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m.
For more information contact tel: (055) 230720, 259404 fax: (055) 261080

Phitsanulok National Parks

Kaeng Chet Khwae National Park
This park has mixed deciduous forests, Deciduous forest, Hill evergreen forests, dry evergreen forests. Major plants, which are of great economic value, include teaks, Afzelia xylocarpa Roxb., Xylia xylocarpa (Deang), Pterocarpus macrocarpus (Pradoo), rubber trees, etc.

Namtok Chat Trakan National Park
This park protects the streams which form the headwaters of the Nan River. A variety of evergreen forest types are present. Chattrakarn Waterfall, which its beautifull steps, is surrounded by cliffs. Chattrakarn is the waterfall with beautiful sandy beach suit for swimming and recreation. Some of these are inscribed by yet unexplained rock carvings.
More on Phitsanulok Waterfalls here.

Phu Hin Rong Kla National Park
Phu Hin Rong Kla is blessed with natural beauty and historical significance. Unfortunately, the fighting there during communist years did priceless damage to the forest. The geologied features landscape and natural beauty in the area have been restored and protected after the communist insurgents loss.

Thung Salaeng Luang National Park
The parks hills comprise of limestone, slate and hardpan between altitudes of 300 to 1,028 meters. A long north-south stretch of limestone hills runs down the western section of the park. Thung Salaeng Luang, the origin of numerous streams, is inlaid with meadows, especially in its southern area. Mixed species deciduous forest predominates, with lowland scrub and tropical broadleaved evergreen covering smaller areas.



Phitsanulok Hotels & Guesthouses

Sappraiwan Grand Hotel & Resort
79 Moo 2 Mitraphab Road, Tambon Kaengsopha, Amphur Wangthong, Phitsanulok 65000
Tel & Fax : 66-55-293-293

Topland Hotel
68/33 Akathodsarod St. A.Muang , Phitsanulok 65000
Tel 055-247-800

Pattara Resort
349/40 Chaiyanupap Road, Phitsanulok
Telephone (66)55 282966

The Grand Riverside Hotel
59 Phra Ruang Rd, Tumbon Naimuang, Amphoe Mueang Phitsanulok
Tel 055-248-333

Amarin Lagoon Hotel
52/299 Praongkhao Rd., Muang, Phitsanulok 65000
Tel 055-220-999

Nonsi Residence Hotel
338 Siharat de showchai Rd. Phitsanulok City 65000
Telephone 055320839

Wang Kaew Hotel
9 Thepharak Rd., Tumbon Naimuang, Amphoe Mueang Phitsanulok 65000
Tel: 055-245-581

Panawal Resort
41/1 Moo 2 Phitsanulok-Lomsak Rd. Km. 52, Tumbon Kiang Sopha, Amphoe Wang Thong, Phitsanulok 65220
Tel 055-293-040

Nanchao Hotel
242 Borom Trilokkanat Rd., Tumbon Tha Thong, Amphoe Mueang Phitsanulok
Tel: 055-244-702

Phukird Hotel
342/2 Moo 7 Mittraphap Rd., Tumbon Samo Khae, Amphoe Mueang Phitsanulok, Changwat Phitsanulok 65000
Tel: 055-259-600

The Lapaloma Hotel
103/8 Sritham-taipitog Rd., Tumbon Naimuang, Amphoe Mueang Phitsanulok, Changwat Phitsanulok 65000
Tel: 055-217-930

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