Monument of Thao Suranari

Nakhon Ratchasima

Monument of Thao Suranari or Khun Ying Mo is situated in front of the old gate of ”Pratu Chumpon” on the west side of the city. This monument was erected in 1934 to commemorate the heroic deed of Khun Ying Mo, wife of the Deputy Governor of Khorat during the reign of King Rama III, who managed to save the city from the invasion of the Laotian army led by Prince Anuwong of Vinentianne. Every year from March 23 to April 3, there is a cerebration to honour this statue which draws thousands of people from town and neighbouring provinces.

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