Pattani Travel Guide, Pattani Travel Information, Pattani Thailand

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welcome to pattani
Introduction
City Pillar Shrine Pattani is a small Province which contains two major rivers, the Tani and Sai Buri and a long coastline along the Gulf of Thailand. The province is rich in historical significance and distinctive customs and traditions as a result of its ethnic diversity and wonderful hospitality. Pattani also has natural scenic beauty that includes rivers, streams, and waterfalls as well as long golden beaches along the Gulf of Thailand. Pattani still maintains the ruins of an ancient town in Yarang District and other attractions include unspoiled beaches, several historical sites, and a distinct culture, consisting of Thai, Chinese and Malay ethnic groups.

Pattani is both the name of the province in the south of Thailand and the city that is its capital. Pattani contains two major rivers, the Tani and Sai Buri and covers a relatively flat region with a long coastline that runs 170 kilometers along the Gulf of Thailand. Pattani still maintains the ruins of an ancient town in Yarang District that once served as an important port and center of administration, trade, and culture for many centuries. Attractions in modern-day Pattani include unspoiled nature, numerous historical sites, and a traditional culture, which has benefited from the integration of Thai, Chinese and Islam settlers.
Borders
North : Songkhla
South : Naratiwat and Yala
East : Yala and Songkhla
West : Gulf of Thailand
Distances
Distances to Other Provinces
Yala 35 km Songkhla 99 km
Naratiwat 92 km


Distances from Mueang District to Other Districts
Nong Chik 8 km Panare 43 km
Yaring 14 km Thung Yang Daeng 45 km
Yarang 15 km Sai Buri 50 km
Khok Pho 26 km Mai Kaen 65 km
Mayo 29 km Ka Pho 68 km
Mae Lan 30 km
Festivals & Events
Chao Mae Lim Kor Niew Fair
Chao Mae Lim Kor Niew Fair When : March
Where : Chao Mae Lim Kor Niew Shrine
With participation in worshipping ceremony and celebration With procession of the carved wooden sculpture of Korniew Chinese Goddess, and see ceremony of wading though water and fire and magic show to prove the holiness of goddess. The period of the festival is the waxing moon of the third Chinese Lunar month.
International Fishing Fair Contest
When : May
Where : Saiburi District
Take part in Asian Fishing Sports Contest: see Southern Kronghuachuk bird championship contest, sheep fighting contest, show of native culture. The period of festival is about 9 - 10 May.