Suphan Buri Province

Suphan Buri is an ancient town rich in culture and historical temples. It is located on the bank of the Tha Chin River, sometimes called the Suphan Buri River by its people. Suphan Buri once was an important border town involved in battles and wars during the Ayutthaya period.

Suphan Buri is located some 169 kms. from Bangkok along Highway No. 340.

Thai Rice Farmers Museum

Located on Phra Phanwasa Rd, in the compound of Mueang Suphan Buri District Office, the museum building is a blend of a traditional Thai house and farmer’s granary. The museum interests visitors through its rice farming exhibition. The ground floor exhibition features the history of rice farming, equipment, farmer’s life, and rice-related topics from the…

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Wat Suwannaphum

Wat Suwannaphum (Wat Klang or Wat Mai) – Wat Mai means new temple, but the establishment of this temple dates back some 600 years ago to the early Ayutthaya period. In the temple’s compound, the Museum of the Supreme Patriarch (Pun Punnasiri Mahathera) displays many special items of antiquity such as Buddha images, clocks, arms,…

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Wat Khae

The ancient temple is located in Amphoe Mueang, two kilometres north of Wat Phra Si Rattana Mahathat. Wat Khae, which was mentioned in Thai literature ‘Khun Chang Khun –Phaen, houses a huge tamarind tree which is around a thousand years old. The tamarind tree is 9.5 metres in circumference. It is believed that Khun Phaen…

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Western Handicraft Promotion Centre

This is located at Tambon Don Kamyan on Malaiman road about 8 kilometres from Amphoe U Thong. It has been established to promote the support of cottage and handicraft industries in Suphan Buri and other nearby provinces in the western region. Many fine handicrafts are on display and on sale.

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Tha Sadet Bird Sanctuary

This group of traditional Thai houses on stilts is located on Muen Han Road, near the Acha Si Mok Bridge, not far from the Chaophraya Yommarat Hospital. It was honoured and awarded for good urban architecture conservation. The house once belonged to Chaophraya Yommarat (Pan Sukhum), the regent of King Rama VIII. King Rama V…

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U-Thong Ancient Town

About 30 kms. to the east of the town near the Chorakhe Sam Phan River. U-Thong was once a prosperous town during the Dvaravati period before Ayutthaya was founded as the capital in 1347. The U-Thong National Museum in the U-Thong district exhibits artifacts and archaeological materials, such as tools, utensils, and Buddha images found…

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Krasiao Dam

With a length of 4.25 kilometres and height of 32.5 metres, this country’s longest earthen dam is built on Krasiao Stream in Tambon Dan Chang. Its reservoir, with a maximum water storage of 240 million cubic metres, is also a major fish-breeding site. From the dam, tourists can enjoy a picturesque view of the vast…

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Phu Toei National Park

The park acquires a total area of 198,422 rai (79,368.8 acres), covering Ong Phra Forest, Khao Phu Rakam Forest, and Khao Huai Phlu Forest of Amphoe Dan Chang, Suphan Buri Province as well as Tham Khao Wong Forest Park of Amphoe Ban Rai, Uthai Thani Province. The lush forest with a lot of flora and…

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Soiless Cultivation Centre

Located at Mu 6, Tambon Wang Nam Sap on Highway 340, the country’s largest soiless plantation acquires an area of 200 rai. Visitors can enjoy exploring modern culturing technology applied for local vegetables and temperate vegetables on soiless plantation. The vegetables are grown on sponge, sand, pebbles sawdust, or on a hydroponics system. As the…

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Wat Khao Khuen

Wat Khao Khuen or Wat Khao Nang Buat (Wat Phra Achan Thammachot) is located on Nang Buat mountain at kilometre 138-139 of Highway 340, 51 kilometres from downtown. A former monk resident of this temple, Phra Achan Thammachot, played a key role in the ancient war against the Burmese troops. By his excellence in talisman,…

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