This was originally an old monastery of Nakhon Si Thammarat. Situated in the heart of the city, it is believed to have been constructed during the Srivijaya Period in compliance with the idea of the Mahayana Buddha school. An extensive complex is centred on the 77-metre pagoda which houses Buddha relics brought from Sri Lanka some 1,700 years ago. The temple’s museum exhibits art objects found in the region.
The wall is 460 metre wide and 2,230 metre long. It was first constructed during the period of Phraya Si Thamma Sokarat and later renewed twice during the Ayutthaya Period.
This giant pagoda near the Municipal Office was built in 1003 by a wealthy Mon and his followers. Its size comes secondly to the biggest one at Wat Phra Mahathat.
The Shrine of Phra Buddha Sihing Image revered by all Buddhists is located near the City Hall. The image is assumed to have been constructed during the Sukhothai Period.
Located in the heart of the city on Ratchadamnoen Road. The current structure is a replica of the Giant Swing in Bangkok, but smaller in size. This is an important monument of the Brahman religion which was first introduced in Nakhon Si Thammarat.
Ho Phra Isuan and Ho Phra Narai Both shrines represent the glory of the Brahman religion. Ancient idols of Hindu gods cast of bronze, once enshrined there, are now kept in Wat Phra Mahsthat’s museum.
According to history, this is the pond where the slaughterer washed his sword after slaughtering Sri Praj, a great poet of Ayutthaya. It is situated behind the Stree Kalyani Si Thammarat School.
This is an old pavilion built outside the city wall to accommodate any traveller who could not get into the city in time.
Mr. Suchart Subsin has become well known as a shadow puppet performer and maker, and has obtained many national awards for his excellent skills. He opens his home. at 110/18 Soi, Si Thammasok Road, to the people who are interested in puppetry in the hope of reviving Nang Talung or “shadow puppet play ” many shadow puppets from Egypt, Turkey, Greece, Indonesia, Malaysia, and Thailand as well as farming tools are on display.
Located in the west part of the town on Ratchadamnoen Road, the museum houses various artifacts including the kettle drum from the Dong Son Culture, exquisitely hand-woven bags made from the clinging vine called Yan Lipao, and an unusual collection of folk craft including walking sticks, clothing and nielloware.