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Phitsanulok Attractions

Historic Building
King Naresuan the Great Shrine
Location : Amphoe Mueang
King Naresuan the Great Shrine
King Naresuan the Great Shrine
There are several important places inside the province that provide visitors with an opportunity to explore some vital parts of Thai history. One such place is the Shrine of King Naresuan the Great, one of the most popular places inside the city of Phitsanulok.
Religious Site
Wat Phra Si Rattana Mahathat (Phra Si Rattana Mahathat Temple)
Location : Amphoe Mueang
Located by the Nan River near Buddhabucha Rd, Tambon Nai Mueang, Amphoe Mueang, the monastery was founded in the reign of Phra Maha Dhammaraja Lithai of Sukhothai Kingdom in 1900 B.E. As a first class temple or Woramahavihar, Wat Phra Sri or Wat Yai as people called hourse Phra Buddhachinnaraij, Thailand’s most beautiful image of Buddha. To pay homage to the Buddha image, annual ceremony is held from the 6th 12th days of the 3rd lunar month. Apart from Phra Buddhachinnaraj, Phra Attharot stands behind the Vihar of Phra Buddhachinnaraj. And behind Phra Attharot is erected the Ayudhya-style pagoda or Phra Prang.
Wat Ratchaburana and Wat Nang Phya (Ratchaburana and Wat Nang Phya Temple)
Location : Amphoe Mueang
Located east of Wat Rajburana, the temple has no ordination hall. In 2444 B.E., a hole containing Phra Nang Phaya, smail images of Buddha, was discovered. The Buddha images found are later very popular among those who interested in amulets.
Wat Chulamani (Chulamani Temple)
Location : Amphoe Mueang
Located by the Nan River, about 5 kms away from town, the temple used to be location of the old city of Phitsanulok. According to Thai history, Somdej Phra Borom Trailokkanat of Ayudhya and his 2,348 followers were ordained here in 2007 B.E. Within the monastery are housed stone inscription, Mondop, the Buddha’s footprint invented during the reign of King Naral the Great.
Wat Phra Buddhabat Khao Samo Khraeng (Phra Buddhabat Khao Samo Khraeng Temple)
Location : Amphoe Mueang
Wat Phra Si Rattana Mahathat
Wat Phra Si Rattana Mahathat
lies 14 km off Mueang Phitsanulok on Phitsanulok-Lom Sak Road. Inside the temple are a miniature Buddha footprint and a footprint on the mountain's wall. A large white jade Bodhisattva Kuan - Im image the most beautiful Kuan - Im image in the world from China - was enshrined in this temple in early 1992.
Wat Aranyik (Aranyik Temple)
Location : Amphoe Mueang
Located on east bank of the Nan River , about one km away from the city fort, Phya Sua Rd , the temple was constructed in the Sukhothai Period. Surrounded by ditches, the monastery houses the Lankan-style Chedi.
Palaces
Chan Palace
Location : Amphoe Mueang
Erected in the Phitsanulok Phitthayakom Schook close to town hail, the location of the shtine used to be the Chan palace of King Naresuan the Great. Within the shrine is housed the his statue. To mark the grandeur of King Naresuan, annual ceremony is held on January 25.
Museums
Sergent - Major Dr. Thawi-Pim Buranakhet' s Folklore Museum
Location : Amphoe Mueang
Located opposite the Buranathai Buddha Image foundry, Wisutkasat road, Amphoe Muang. This museum is well know for its collections of all folk-arts, crafts, basketry, pottery and ancient kitchen utensils. In addition to these, there also are instruments for agriculture occupation and household living displayed.

Opening Hours : Tue - Sun from 08.30 am. - 04.30 pm.
Textile Museum and Life Museum
Location : Amphoe Mueang
Located on the second floor of the multi-purpose building of Naresuan University, the Textile Museum displays textiles and garments from different sources domestically and internationally. The museum houses documents and research studies regarding textiles and royal suits of Their Majesties the King and Queen that were conferred to the university. Nearby is a Life Museum that displays the Thai way of cotton weaving, from cotton growing to high-class techniques in weaving. A weaving demonstration is available every weekend.

Opening Hours :Daily from 08.30 am. - 04.30 pm.
Exhibition Centres
Art & Culture Gallery, Naresuan University (Sanambin Campus)
Location : Amphoe Mueang
The Gallery is established with an aim to promote and preserve Thai arts and culture. Located at the resource centre on Sanam Bin Rd., the Gallery is divided into 3 sections including; Art Gallery: over 100 masterpieces of renowned Thai artists such as: Chuan Leakpai Thailand's former Prime Minister), Sawasdi Tantisuk (National Artist in visual Arts field), Phun Ketchamrat (National Artist in visual Arts field), Priyuan Aruchata (National Artist in visual Arts field), Pratuang Emjaroen, Chavalit Saemprungsuk, Chung Moonphinit and Chalermchai Khosipipat are on display.

Museum: Under the concept, "The Way of Life of The People in the Lower North", more than 500 handicrafts including household utensils, agricultural tools and manuscripts are exhibited.

Opening Hours : Daily from 09.00 am. - 06.00 pm.
Market
Phitsanulok Night Bazaar
Location : Amphoe Mueang
Phitsanulok Night Bazaar
Phitsanulok Night Bazaar
Phitsanulok Night Bazaar located on the road and near Nan river. Beautiful Building and parallel to the river, shops and restaurants, souvenir products for many tourist destinations in the evening of one of the Phitsanulok Province.
Public Park
Nan Riverside Park and Boathouse Museum
Location : Amphoe Mueang
The park, which was built by Phitsanulok Municipality in 2002, is situated in the middle of the town, on the eastern bank of Nan river. Inside the park, is a Boathouse Museum showcasing the daily life of people living in boathouses.
Somdej Phra Borom Trailokkanat Park
Location : Amphoe Wang Thong
Situated in Tambon Wang Thong, Amphoe Wang Thong, about 3 kms away from the district’s office, the 200-meter-high hill with a pond located atop renders wonderful views. In the past, 7 temples were founded nearby . At present only two monasteries, Wat Phra Buddhabath Khao Samor Kraeng and Wat Rajakiri Hiranyaram, are left, Within the Rajakiri hiranyaram temple is housed the wourld’s most beautiful white jade Bodhisattva Guan Im.
Natural Attractions
Duean Dao Cave
Location : Amphoe Wang Thong
National Park
National Park
Situated in the western territory of Thung Salaeng Luang National Park, the cave has a subterranean river running through it. Visitors have to climb over rocks at the cave’s entrance to get in, just to find a large chamber and subterranean river. At the length of 1.4 kilometres, the cave is beautified with stalagmites and stalactites. It can be visited during the dry season and a personal torch is required. High water during rainy season makes it dangerous to visit.

How to get there : The cave is 85 kilometres from downtown Phitsanulok.
Kaeng Song Waterfall
Location : Amphoe Wang Thong
Kaeng Song Waterfall is an attractive field in Salang Luang National Park. In Phitsanulok. Located at Tambon Kaeng Song. Along Highway 12 around 45 km from the river Khek reduce the stream look like a waterfall Larger than a shrimp Mano Thayan waterfall on the same route. Kaeng Song Waterfall area. Have different homes. Waterfall is located. A suspension bridge walk sightseeing Khek River and across to the village opposite. By the way near the Kaeng Song Waterfall Restaurant and Coffee Shop service Khek water rafting, exciting fun. Cruise only during flood season around August to October.
Poi Waterfall
Location : Amphoe Wang Thong
A sign at km. 61 reads Suan pa Khao Krayang and introduces a 2-kilometre access road to Poi Waterfall, Which is distinguished by a copious flow and profuse rocky outcropping. Many species of flowering trees grace the area.
Kaeng Sopha Waterfall
Location : Amphoe Wang Thong
This waterfall, Phitsanulok's largest, is located 2 kilometres off of Km. 70 marker along Highway No. 12. It is possible to walk around and explore the rocky surroundings especially during the dry season. This 2-tiered waterfall cascades down the steep cliffs to 3 the rocks below providing a different ambience for every season.
Other Acttractions
House Boat
Location : Amphoe Mueang
The house boat serves as a signature of Phitsanulok. From north to south along both sides of Nan River, house boats and rafts are lined up, creating a unique perspective for tourists. In addition to the display of the typical Phitsanulok way of life emphasis is placed on the strong connection between man and the river. Hardly seen anywhere else in the Northern region, the house boat represents the serene ambience of a united community.
Buranathai Buddha Casting Foundry
Location : Amphoe Mueang
Located opposite the Sgt. Maj. Dr. Thavis Museum is a small bronze Buddha image casting foundry, which is the only of its kind in the province. The foundry allows visitors with the opportunity to witness skilled craftspersons working on the reproduction of Phra Buddha Chinnarat images. It is possible to actually walk along the production line to see the whole bronze-casting process. In addition, huge Buddha images are also cast here.

Opening Hours : Wed - Sun from 08.30 am. – 04.30 pm.