Buri Ram
About Buri Ram

The city of sandstone sanctuaries, the land of volcanoes, beautiful silk, and rich culture.

How to go

The Transport Company Limited provides daily ordinary and air-conditioned busses from Bangkok to Buri Ram. The busses leave from Bangkok’s Northern Bus Terminal (Mo Chit 2). For more information, call Tel. 0 2936 1880, 0 2936 0657, 0 2936 0667, and 0 2936 2852; Buri Ram Bus Terminal: Tel. 0 4461 2534; or www.transport.co.th.

There are rapid, express, and ordinary trains from Bangkok’s Hua Lumphong Station to Ubon Ratchathani, Surin, and Nakhon Ratchasima, many of which stop in Buri Ram.

For more details, call Tel. 1690, 0 2220 4334, 0 2220 4444 or www.railway.co.th.


Phanom Rung Historical Park

This is a grand and majestic Khmer site over a thousand years old. Built on an extinct volcano, it is originally a Hindu religious site and later became a Buddhist one. During the 15th-18th Buddhist century, several additions were made.

Phanom Rung Historical Park

Bird Park (Suan Nok)

This is a wildlife reserve at Huai Talat reservoir. To get there, take the Buriram-Prakhon Chai road for 12 kilometres and take a left-handed road for 2 kilometres. The park is the home of many waterfowls that include both local species and those that migrate from colder countries. They are prevalent during November to April which is Thailand's dry season.

Bird Park (Suan Nok)

Lower North-eastern Cultural Centre

This cultural centre is in Buriram Rajabhat Institute. It has collections and displays of artifacts and is a local archaeological, historical and arts study centre. Exhibitions of the centre include: - Geography, history and ancient community. - Elephants and the culture of the Suai people, including tools used in capturing elephants, items in elephant rituals and photos of elephant corralling in the old days. - Local woven clothes. - Wall mural about the Twelve Month Ceremony of people in Northeast. - Pottery and Chinese ceramics found in Buriram. The centre is open from Monday to Friday from 09.00-16.00. It is closed on weekends and holidays. For more information, please contact tel. 0 4461 1221 ext. 159.

Lower North-eastern Cultural Centre