|Location||Located in province of the same name|
|Accessibility||Air, train and bus service to Nakhon Sri Thammarat town via Bangkok|
Nakhon Si Thammarat is loved by archaeology buffs. The reason; multiple civilisations have contributed to create the archaeological treasure of the town, which takes the tourists to the various eras of history. One of the most famous sites is a traditional mosque. Wat Phra Mahathat is another prominent sight, where the pagoda houses a tooth relic. The inner sanctum of the temple contains a museum.
Nakhon Sri Thammarat once served as the capital of the Kingdom of Tambralinga. Later, in the 13th century, it came under Siamese influence. At that time, the city was known as Ligor. The influence of Sri Lankan Buddhism under the Siamese gave the town it's new name. The city was a major center of Buddhism during Srivijaya kingdom.
Various means of reaching Nakhon Si Thammarat from Bangkok are as follows:
Trains leave for Nakhon Si Thammarat from Bangkok Railway Station at regular intervals.
Buses for Nakhon Si Thammarat run from Southern Bus Terminal of Bangkok. One can hire a car for reaching the placemore comfortably.
Daily flights take off from Bangkok Airport for Nakhon Si Thammarat.
Accommodation & Dining
Accommodation in Nakhon Si Thammarat is aplenty and suits for most budgets. There is no dearth of restaurants too which serve visitors to their satisfaction. Inexpensive restaurants and street food vendors can be found near the railway station.