Phichit Tourist Attractions:
| Phichit Province is located in one of the most beautiful parts of
Thailand, with green valleys and picturesque wooded hills. It is the home of
traditional boat racing, an ancient sport involving hundreds of competitors on
each side paddling furiously for the honor of their home district or province.More..
Wat Tha Luang :
Located on the lower northern part of Thailand, Phichit is one of the most ancient provinces of Thailand that was probably built by PharayKhot Thabong in 1056 AD. It is believed to have flourished during the Sukhothai and Ayutthaya periods.
Better known as an agriculturally fertile province, Phichit is also a religiously prominent place to visit in Thailand. One such important religious place inside the province that is considered highly sacred among the locals is the Wat Tha Luang.
Wat Tha Luang is the most visited Buddhist monasteries in the entire province. Sitting on the west bank of Nan River on the Busaba Road near the Provincial Hall, this beautiful Buddhist monastery is believed to have been constructed in the year 1845. More...
Wat Rong Chang :
Phichit is one of the most ancient and sacred provinces in Thailand popularly known for its Buddhist shrines that are believed to have been constructed centuries ago. One such important shrine that is considered as highly sacred by the locals is the Wat Rong Chang.
Wat Rong Chang is an old Buddhist monastery located in Tambon Rong Chang 5 kilometers from the town of Phichit on the Phichit-Wang Chik Road. The entire area where the temple currently exists was originally known as “Kong Chang” or elephant gathering. During the reign of Phtaya Kottabong, the entire area was a popular resting spot for elephants and their mahouts (elephant handlers). Since the temple was strategically located on the banks of Nan River, elephants used to gather at this place, take a bath, rest for a while and then move on. Later, the name of the area slowly changed to “Khlong Chang”. More...