Si Sa Ket Travel Guide, Si Sa Ket Travel Information, Si Sa Ket Thailand

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Sisaket Si Sa Ket is a quiet province on the Cambodia border with Khmer ruins scattered throughout the province.Most notable are the two ruined sanctuaries of Wat Sa Kamphaeng Yai and Noi,dating back to the 10 th century.

However, the most famous Khmer site is actually in Cambodia. Khao Phra Wihan was built over 10 centuries ago and is one of the most spectacular Angkor-period sites. Built as a Hindu temple, it begins in Thailand and rises to 600 metres with the main sanctuary in Cambodia.

After a long period of war, its wonderful craftsmanship, stairways and courts are now being restored. Thi walk to the summit is long and steep, but visitors are sure to be impressed by the size and complexity of its design.
By Car
From Bangkok, take Highway No. 1 to Saraburi and Highway No. 2 to Nakhon Ratchasima, then use Highway No.226 to Si Sa Ket via Buri Ram and Surin, a total distance of 571 kilometres..
By Bus
Buses depart from Bangkok's Mochit 2 Bus Terminal to Si Sa Ket every day. Contact Transport Co.Ltd at Tel: 0 2936 2852-66 or visit for more information
By Train
Ordinary, rapid, and express trains regularly leave Bangkok and Bang Sue Station for Si Sa Ket. The route is 515 kilometres. For more information, call State Railway of Thailand at 1690, 0-2220-4334, 02220-4444, and Si Sa Ket Railway Station at 0-4561-1525 or visit
By Air
Visitors can fly from Bangkok to Ubon Ratchathani and continue the trip by bus to Si Sa Ket. Call Thai Airways at Tel: 1566, 0 2628 2000. Lamduan Ban Fair Usually over the first weekend of each March, is held at the Somdej Sri Nakharin Park. It coincides with the full blooming of the Lamduan flowers. Activities include demonstration of the arts and cultures of the four minority groups (Khmer, Suay, Lao and Yer), stalls offering local handicraft, a combination of live drama-light and sound presentation portraying the founding of the city. Organized annually in June at the ground in front of the district offices of Kantralak of khun Han (alternating yearly between the two districts). There are numerous very interesting activities such as the selling of fruits and crops of the province. Fruit Float parade, technical exhibition and organizing of caravan to visit various fruit orchards. Held on Sunday of the 3rd week in August. The route leads uphill to Khao Phra Viharn and lies between Ban Phumsaral Pha Moh E-Daeng of Kantralak district. As it is held in the rainy season and runners must go through mist and fog, it is indeed a highly challenging event and attracts a large number of participants.