Sai Ngam (Banyan Grove)
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Sai Ngam is located at Phimai district, about 59 kms from
Nakhon Ratchasima city, and about 1.5 kms from Phimai
Historical Park. This is another well-known sight-seeing
spot. The road to Sai Ngam passes through Phimai Irrigation
Dam which was constructed across the Moon River, and
Sai Ngam is located on the bank of this river.
Phimai Irrigation Dam
At Sai Ngam, the banyan trees cover an area of about 15,000
square feet and more than 350 years old. There are many
banyan trees with branches and leaves twisted and are
naturally woven as a big shed. Inside the area people can walk
and sitdown to relax. A lot of tourists come during the weekend
and there are food vendors, selling local foods and drinks.
Also, there are many small shops selling souvenirs.
A small bridge to Banyan Trees
Since : May 16, 2000