Satun Attractions, Attractions in Satun, what to do in Satun, Satun Sightseeing

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Satun Attractions
Historic Sites
Old Buildings on Buri Wanich Road
Location : Mueang Satun District Old Buildings on Buri Wanich Road
Old Buildings on Buri Wanich Road

Old Buildings on Buri Wanich Road, the 600 meters long row houses provide a pedestrian walkway that is shaded by the upper floor. The front of the concrete walled houses consist of three parts: the Roman styled color glass arch at the top, the wooden board Venetian blinds in the middle, and the solid concrete bottom. These buildings, previously called Phraya Phumin Phakdi's Row houses, were built during the same period as Ku Den Museum. Now some of the houses have been dismantled but most parts still remain.

How to get there :
Old Buildings on Buri Wanich Road located on Buri Wanich Road in Satun municipality area
Religious Site
Satun Central Mosque
Location: Mueang Satun District
Satun Central Mosque (Majid Mambang) was built in modern Islamic architecture style and decorated with marble and colorful glasses. The building is divided into two parts: outside is a corridor that leads to a dome tower where there are picturesque views of Satun and inside is a prayer hall. The library is located in the basement. Previously, Masjid Bambang was a one storey building. Its unique three-tier roofs were arranged in a pyramid shape with the smallest one on the top and the largest at the bottom to cover the whole building. The floors were covered with brown tiles. The interior measured 13 meters both in length and width and the building was supported by four wooden poles. The original Masjid had deteriorated because of its wooden structures and because it was too small to accommodate worshippers performing prayers. It was then uprooted and rebuilt in the same plot of land. The new building was completed in May 1979.

How to get there :
Satun Central Mosque (Majid Mambang) is located on Buri Wanit Road and Satun Thani Road in the center of Satun.
Opening Hours : Daily from 09.00 am. - 04.00 pm.
Wat Chana Thip Chaloem
Location: Mueang Satun District
Wat Chana Thip Chaloem is the first Buddhist temple in the town of Satun. The Ubosot (ordination hall) has distinctive features, unlike an ordination hall in general. It is a Thai-styled two-storey building. The first storey is a brick building used as a preaching hall. The second storey is a wooden building for religious practice by Buddhist monks.
Museums
Satun National Museum or Ku Den Museum
Location : Mueang Satun District Satun National Museum or Ku Den Museum
Satun National Museum or Ku Den Museum

Satun National Museum or Ku Den Museum is two-story building received the influence of western styled architecture; particularly the windows and doors which are of Roman motifs. The roofs were designed in the Thai's Panya style. The windows were assembled with narrow strips of boards arranged horizontally. The semi - circular clay tiles were used to cover the roofs. The ventilation at the upper-front of the building is decorated with star-shaped designs, imminently influenced by Muslim architecture. Phraya Phuminatphakdi, the former governor of Satun, built it in 1902 as his residence. The building was used as a city hall, though nowadays it serves as a museum housing antiques and artifacts and exhibiting the local art and culture.

How to get there :
Satun National Museum or Ku Den Museum is situated on Satun Thani Road, opposite the Satun Land Department Office.
Opening Hours : Tue - Sun 09:00 am. - 04:00 pm.
Admission : Foreign 30 Baht, Thai 10 Baht (Price are subject to change)
Contact : Tel. 0 7472 3140
La-ngu Local Museum
Location : La-ngu District
La-ngu Local Museum has to display local handicrafts and sweets for sale. Also has on display at the museum are brassware, earthenware, silverware, irons, banknotes, coins, ceramics, glassware, audio and musical instruments, wickerwork, watches and fans that are the private collection of Chaiwat Saikun. The exhibits demonstrate their cultural heritage and historical background.

How to get there :
La-ngu Local Museum is located opposite Wat Athon Rangsarit on the La-ngu - Chalung Road.
Opening Hours : Daily from 10:00 am. - 04:30 pm.
Admission : 40 - 150 Baht / Days (Price are subject to change)
Contact : Tel. 0 7478 1338, 08 1540 7700
Public Parks
Khao To Phaya Wang Park
Location : Mueang Satun District Khao To Phaya Wang Park
Khao To Phaya Wang Park

Khao To Phaya Wang Park offers a very green atmosphere surrounded by a small, limestone hill with a cave and a brook, it is teeming with various kinds of trees, which makes the public park peaceful and suitable for recreation. There is a canal flows alongside the park which make this area is the natural space in town.

How to get there :
Khao To Phaya Wang Park is located in Satun metropolitan area on Khuha Prawet Road.
Opening Hours : Daily from 08:00 am. - 05:00 pm.
Contact : Tel. 0 7521 5867, 0 7521 1058
Natural Attractions
Laem Tanyong Po and Hat Sai Yao
Location : Mueang Satun District
Laem Tanyong Po is a promontory jutting into the Andaman Sea. Tourists will be fascinated by the fishermen's village, a powdery, white sand beach fringed with a large area of coconut grove.

How to get there :
Laem Tanyong Po is located at the estuary of Satun Bay and can be reached by boarding a boat at Koh Nok Customs Office or at a pier behind Satun Central Market, or by driving for a distance of 7 kilometers from Che Bilang intersection.
Bueang Thale Ban
Location : Khuan Don District Bueang Thale Ban
Bueang Thale Ban

It’s a large freshwater lake in the middle of the valley, against Khao Chin mountain range and the Wang Pra mountain range. There is an abundance of freshwater fish and shellfish. Around the lake are Bakong plants (Hanguana malayana), which grow densely and the total area of this swamp is approximately 0.2 square kilometers. The park provides lakeside pavilions as well as a wooden path around the lake for visitor.
Administered by : Thale Ban National Park
Duson Irrigation Dike
Location : Khuan Don District
Duson Irrigation Dike Creates a large reservoir. Further up the reservoir is the area flourished with the lush greenery, steep slopes and caves, an ideal site for mountaineers climbing for scenic views from atop the mountains.

How to get there :
Duson Irrigation Dike located on Village No. 5, Khuan Don District, 22 kilometers from the town of Satun by Satun-Hatyai Highway No. 406.
Wangpra Grassland
Location : Khuan Don District
Large grass fields located in between the mountains in the western part of the National Park where a number of wildlife such as mouse deers, porcupines red jungle fowls and Asian tapirs inhabit.

How to get there :
From the National Park Headquarters to this grassland, it is 8 Kilometers to the North then take left road for another 10 Kilometers
Administered by : Thale Ban National Park
Pha Chado Viewpoint
Location : La-ngu District Pha Chado Viewpoint
Pha Chado Viewpoint

Pha Chado Viewpoint is the good place for seeing the beautiful sight of the sea which located in Koh Adang. You’ll see pine forests and white sand beach of Koh Adang. You also see Koh Lipe from here. In the past, it’s the place where pirates made an observation for other ships, goods ship. It takes you 30 minutes.
Administered by : Tarutao National Park
Other Attractions
Baan Wang Prachan Border
Location : Khuan Don District
Wang Prachan Customs Complex consists of Customs House and Immigration Office. Travelers wishing to proceed to the State of Perlis of Malaysia can pass through here, and it is not far from Padang Besar.

How to get there :
Wang Prachan Customs Complex located 2 kilometers from Thalae Ban National Park is a gateway to Malaysia.