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        Nakhon Ratchasima
        (Korat Province)     
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           The Monument of Thao Suranari
                     (Khun Ying Mo or Ya Mo)

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                 Phimai Historical Park
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          Ban Prasat Archaeological Site


  (Bangkoksite Photos taken on May 14, 2000)

Nakhon Ratchasima province or Korat is the gateway to the
Northeastern part of Thailand. It is the second largest province
in term of population, and the largest in the area. The population
is approximately 2.5 million. It is famous for : Phimai ancient
Khmer style sanctuary, Thao Suranari Monument, Silk weaving
village at Pak Thong Chai  District, Pottery / Sand stone carving/
sculpture at Ban Dan Kwain, Chok Chai District, and the first
national park, Khao Yai National Park at Pak Chong District.

The Korat city is now being expanded with many new divided
highways, flyovers, industries, and commercial buildings. The
famous Techno Suranari University has a very large campus,
and also offers up to doctoral degrees of studies.

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Thao Suranari Monument  (3)
The Phimai Historical Park
The Phimai National Museum
Ban Prasat Archaeological Site
Sai Ngam (Banyan Grove)
Nakhon Ratchasima Zoo
Lam Takhong Dam
Khao Yai National Park

How to get there :

MapThKorat1B.jpg (14860 bytes) 1) By Car. The shortest route is to take Highway No.1 (Phahon-
Yothin) from Bangkok city to
Saraburi and turn right along
Highway No.2 (Mittraphap Highway) till Nakhon Ratchasima,a total
distance of 259 kms (161 miles).
2) By Bus. Take the air or non air-conditioned bus from Moh Chit
bus terminal.  Non air-condition buses lleave every 15 minutes,for
information call 272-5254, 272-5228. Air-conditioned buses leave every
20 minutes, call 272-5253, 272-5299. The fare is 115 Baht.

3) By Railway. Trains leave Bangkok Railway Station (Hua Lamphong)
many times daily. For further information call (02) 223-7010, or
(02) 223-7020.
4) By Air. Nakhon Ratchasima has new airport a bit far from
the city.

Map of Nakhon Ratchasima


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