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Phrae is 735km from Amnat Charoen, 448km from Ang Thong, 551km from Bangkok, 786km from Buriram, 479km from Ayutthaya, 371km from Chainat, 506km from Chaiyaphum, 201km from Chiang Mai, 235km from Chiang Rai, 574km from Kalasin, 241km from Kamphaeng Phet, 497km from Khon Kaen, 109km from Lampang, 180km from Lamphun, 447km from Loei, 437km from Lopburi, 521km from Mae Hong Son, 570km from MahaSarakham, 740km from Mukdahan, 118km from Nan, 795km from Nakhon Phanom, 307km from Nakhon Sawan, 635km from Nakhon Ratchasima, 494km from Nong Bua Lamphu, 663km from Nong Khai, 141km from Phayao, 348km from Phetchabun, 239km from Phichit, 178km from Phitsanulok, 610km from Roi Et, 702km from Sakon Nakhon, 483km from Saraburi, 408km from Singburi, 844km from Sisaket, 164km from Sukhothai, 833km from Surin, 244km from Tak, 779km from Ubon Ratchathani, 612km from Udon Thani, 357km from Uthai Thani, 74km from Uttaradit and 681km from Yasathon

Phrae Province shares borders with Phayao, Nan, Uttaradit, Sukhothai and Lampang.

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Members Trips to Phrae

Northern Thailand Holiday

A few days vacation in the provinces of Phrae, Nan and Uttaradit, with photos of the hotels, Temples, shopping and other stuff.

A Phrae Vacation
A Motorbike tour from Chiang Mai visiting Phrae, Nan, Phayao and then back to Chiang Mai

Phrae road Trip
Starting out in Chiang Mai and travelling to Nan via Chiang Kham, then do the Doi Phuka loop to return by the mountain to Phrae and back to Chiang Mai.

A Holiday in Phrae
A weekend vacation in Phrae.

Another Phrae Vacation
Visiting some Phrae tourist attractions.

Rice Growing in Phrae
It's the sticky rice growing season in Phrae, lets see how it is done.

Thai Leu Tribe
One of Northern Thailands hill tribes visited.

Phrae Village Fair
Things don't get more exciting in Phrae than the village fair.

Phrae Photos
A selection of photos taken in and around Phrae.

Phrae National Parks

Doi Pha Klong National Park
Mae Yom National Park
Wiang Kosai National Park

Phrae Temples & Tourist Attractions

In March is the Phrathat Cho Hae Homage Paying Fair, this consists of a elephant procession, horse procession, offering monks’ accessories procession, Tung (praying flags) procession of various districts, and various forms of entertainment in the evening.

Phae Mueang Phi

About 12 kilometres out of town, and with a further 6 kilometres after a right turn, is the Phae Muang Phi, a wide area with no large trees. Because of subsidence and erosion of the soil, the harder elements remain and are formed into the shapes of exotic-looking mushrooms.

Phae Mueang Phi Video.

Ban Fai Folklore Museum

Ban Fai Folklore Museum compound as the Ban Fai garden restaurant three kilometres from town on the Phrae-Sung Men road, is made up of several buildings and wooden structures displaying exhibits on the local way of life. The different types of wooden houses demonstrate the different statuses of the local people. There are also market and shop-houses of the past.

Ban Pong Si

Ban Pong Si at Tambon Thin of Muang district is a village which collects and exchanges second-hand household utensils for daily use. It also sells silver products.

Ban Rong Fong

Ban Rong Fong specialises in making metal agricultural tools using traditional production method. The village can be reached by taking Highway No.101 (Phrae-Nan) with a turn into Highway No. 1101 leading to Rong Fong.

Ban Thung Hong

About 4 kilometres away on Highway No. 101 (Phrae-Nan) is Ban Thung Hong, a village noted for the making of products made from Mo Hom material. It is a local cotton fabric dyed in blue which is used in making native and modern wears.

Hua Dong Market

About 9 kilometres to the south of town on Highway No. 101 in Sung Men district is the Hua Dong Market. It is the centre of products made from wood and rattan, mostly household furnitures and decorative items.

Fabric Weaving Village

Long District, some 45 kilometres the provincial town on Highway No. 1023, is the site of a centuries-old community since the time of Hariphunchai Period. The local people are skilled in the craft of weaving, both silk and cotton. The art of making the Tin Chok fabric in particular has been handed down from generation to generation.

Its design has also been developed to meet with new and different preferences, although the original method has been retained. A fair celebrating the Tin Chok is held annually in Long district around November.

Tham Pha Nang Khoi

Another interesting cave is Tham Pha Nang Khoi which is about 40 kilometres north of town on Highway No. 101 at Km. 59 within Rong Kwang district. A 50 metre-long rail leads to the cave mouth. Along the winding tunnels are strangely-shaped stalactites and stalagmites.

At the end of the cave is a stalagmite shaped like a woman holding a small child. In front of the Nang Koi (waiting woman) stone is a heart-shaped stalactite. They are the source of the legend of the love of a woman who waited for her lover until she turned into stone.

Ban Wongburi

This historical house is located on Kham Lue Road in Phrae Town. It had been established in 2450B.E. by Chao Phrom (Pluangpong Phiboon) and Chao Sunantawongburi, the daughter of Chaoburi (Phraya Burirat).
The technician who built this house came from China. This house was made of teak in European style. The prominent point of the building was carved woods at the gable, eaves, terrace, windows and doors. In front of the doors was the stucco with goat shape which was the representation of Luangphongphiboon and Maechao Sunanta who were born in goat year.
In the house it is decorated with ancient things descending from many generations such as furniture, silverwares and potteries. Moreover, there are some important documents such as the documents about trading slaves and trading diamonds.

The house is open to public from 08.00-17.00 hrs. For more information, please call 0 5462 0153

More Phrae Tourist Attractions.

Phrae Wats & Temples

Wat Salang
Wat Phra That Sri Donkam
Wat Phra Borom That Thung Yang
Wat Kong Kan
Wat Luang
Wat Phra Non
Wat Phra Bat Ming Mueang
The City Pillar Shrine of Phrae
Wat Phra That Cho Hae
Wat Sa Bo Kaeo
Wat Chom Sawan
Wat Phra That Chom Chaeng
Wat Phra Luang
Wat Phra That Suthon Mongkhon Khiri

More here on Phrae Wats and Temples.

Phrae Hotels & Guesthouses

Northern View Hotel

Thepvong Place
346 / 2 Chaloenmuang Road, Muang Phrae, Phrae, Thailand 54000
Tel - (66) 054 521985

PhoomThai Garden Hotel
31 Sasibutr Road, Tambon Naiwieng, Amphur Muang, Phrae, Thailand 54000
Tel: +66 (0)54 627359

Nakhon Phare Tower Hotel
3 Muang Hit Rd., Naiwieng , Mueang , Phrae 54000
Tel 054-521-321

Namram Garden Resort
98/1 Moo 4 , Huai Rai , Den Chai , Phrae 54110
HP 081-777-1069

Paradon Hotel
177 Yantrakitkoson Rd., Naiwieng , Mueang , Phrae 54000
Tel 054-511-177

Nakornphrae Hotel
3 Muanghit Rd, Muang Phrae, 54000
Tel: 0-5452-1321

Toong Sriphaiboon
84 Yantrakitkosol Road., Muang Phrae, Phrae 54000
Tel: 054-511-011

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