As you enter Phatthalung town, you will be greeted by a high hollow hill which is considered to be a symbol of Phatthalung. Besides this, Phatthalung province is famous for initiating two forms of entertainment -- Manora and Shadow Plays.
Before you enter Phatthalung town, you will see a hill which is divided in two at the top. On the left side of the hill is a cave where Buddha images are enshrined.
On the east side of Phatthalung railway station is the famous hollow hill known as Khao Ok Thalu. The hill is regarded as the symbol of Phatthalung and it is 250 meters high. On Khao Ok Thalu there is another cave which has milky white stalagmite and stalactite along with a natural pond of clear blue water.
Wat Wang is an important temple of Phatthalung which was constructed during the reign of King Rama III. It is famous for its beautiful murals depicting the life of Buddha. The temple has more than 100 Buddha images line the chapel and is just 6 kilometers from Phatthalung town.
A part of Songkhla Lake has been declared as a non-hunting area as it is home to a hundred species of waterfowl. This is the Thale Noi Waterfowl Park. It is 32 kilometers north of Phatthalung town in the area of Tambon Thale Noi. Pink lotuses in full bloom can be seen on the lake each morning and the neighboring village is famous for its handicrafts woven from bulrush.