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Nakhon Ratchasima or Korat Thailand is the most prosperous province of the East. Its richness of culture is very interesting since it has its own folk song called ‘Pleng Korat.’ Nakhon Ratchasima is also important to Thai history. All ranges of tourist attractions are available here that you need to take quite some time to visit all of them.

Locating a few hours away from Bangkok with easy transportation the province is very popular for tourists, especially in Khao Yai National Park.

Nakhon Ratchasima is the biggest province in Thailand in term of space. To its greatness, there are 32 districts which are; Mueang Nakhon Ratchasima, Khon Buri, Soeng Sang, Khong, Ban Lueam, Chakkarat, Chok Chai, Dan Khun Thot, Non Thai, Non Sung, Kham Sakaesaeng, Bua Yai, Prathai, Pak Thong Chai, Phimai, Huai Thalaeng, Chum Phuang, Sung Noen, Kham Thale So, Sikhio, Pak Chong, Nong Bun Mak, Kaeng Sanam Nang, Non Daeng, Wang Nam Khiao, Thepharak, Mueang Yang, Phra Thong Kham, Lam Thamenchai, Bua Lai, Sida

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There are general bus and air-conditioned bus available every day from Bangkok to Nakorn Ratchasima in the Bangkok Bus Terminal (North-eastern bound) or Mor Chit 2 in Kampanphet road. The journey takes around 3 hours. Contact Bangkok terminal tel. 1490 for more information.

An easier way to book your bus ride via online book provided by the Transport company’s website www.busticket.in.th or www.thaiticketmajor.com as well as www.thairoute.com

Thai stat of railway provides train service from Bangkok (Hua Lampong station) to Nakorn Ratchasima with daily departures. You can choose from ordinary, rapid, express, and special express train. The trip would take 4-5 hours. Contact the state railway at tel. 1690 or www.railway.co.th.

You can also book a ticket online (e-TSRT) at https://www.thairailwayticket.com/eTSRT/

There are no regular commercial air services to Khorat.

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Nakhon Ratchasima or Korat Thailand is the most prosperous province of the East. Its richness of culture is very interesting since it has its own folk song called ‘Pleng Korat.’ Nakhon Ratchasima is also important to Thai history. All ranges of tourist attractions are available here that you need to take quite some time to visit all of them.

Locating a few hours away from Bangkok with easy transportation the province is very popular for tourists, especially in Khao Yai National Park.

Nakhon Ratchasima is the biggest province in Thailand in term of space. To its greatness, there are 32 districts which are; Mueang Nakhon Ratchasima, Khon Buri, Soeng Sang, Khong, Ban Lueam, Chakkarat, Chok Chai, Dan Khun Thot, Non Thai, Non Sung, Kham Sakaesaeng, Bua Yai, Prathai, Pak Thong Chai, Phimai, Huai Thalaeng, Chum Phuang, Sung Noen, Kham Thale So, Sikhio, Pak Chong, Nong Bun Mak, Kaeng Sanam Nang, Non Daeng, Wang Nam Khiao, Thepharak, Mueang Yang, Phra Thong Kham, Lam Thamenchai, Bua Lai, Sida

Nakhon Ratchasima, otherwise known as Khorat, is the largest northeastern province, and the inhabitants of the province are mainly engaged in agricultural activities, growing such diverse crops as rice, sugar cane, sesame, and fruit. There are more than 100 savings and agricultural cooperatives in the province, 35 irrigation projects, and 7,122 industrial factories. Most of the factories are rice mills, tapioca product manufacturers, and industrial factories.

Historically, Khorat Province was an important area for thousands of years, first as the site of several ancient prehistoric communities and later as important outposts of the Dvaravati and Khmer Empires. Ruins of both Dvaravati and Khmer temples are located across Khorat, particularly at Amphoe Sung Noen and Amphoe Phimai, the latter one of the most important provincial capitals of the Angkorian Empire.

To this day, Khorat remains an important province and city, functioning as Northeastern Thailand’s main transportation hub and economic center. Finally, as Khorat’s Amphoe Pak Thong Chai is considered the spiritual home of the Thai silk weaving industry, those interested in sericulture will enjoy shopping for some of the country’s best cloth..


Nakhon Ratchasima, generally known as Khorat, is Thailand’s largest province. Situated on Thailand’s sprawling northeastern plateau, approximately 260 kilometers northeast of Bangkok, the city itself serves as the gateway to the lower northeastern region.

Covering an area that is mainly plateaus and mountainous terrain, Khorat has fascinating traditions, charming hospitality, splendid natural scenery and awesome historical sites, including Khao Yai, Thailand’s oldest national park and newest World Heritage site, and the Khmer temple at Phimai, an important provincial capital of the Angkor Empire.

Key Tips

  • Nakhon Ratchasima and Khorat are interchangeable names for the same province and city.
  • The train to Khorat passes through some great scenery, including a views of the enormous white Buddha figure at Wat Theppitak which rests on a thickly forested hillside.
  • There are thousands of hotels and resort in Korat. Popular area is in Khao Yai and Wang Nam Kieo. The national park also provides weekend houses, camp site and tents for rent. Contact the Department of National Parks, Wildlife and plant Conservation for more information.

    Tao Suranaree Monument

    Phimai Historical Park – The park is known for its Khmer-influenced temple from the late 11th to the late 12th century named Prasart Phi Mai which is still in a beautiful condition.

    Ban Prasat Archaeological Site – The outdoor museum was set up on the 3,000 years old  site of community in prehistory to early history.

    Khao Yai National Park – One of the top attractions near Bangkok has a large camping site for tourists. On the way to the national park, numerous hotels and activities are offered for your unforgettable vacation experience.

    Lam Takhong Dam – This is an embankment dam on the Lam Takhong River where you can enjoy a nice photo session with a scenic view.

    Dan Kwian Pottery Village – It is known for its unique pottery handicrafts.

    Wat Ban Rai – Witness a beautiful Buddhist temple for a light sight-seeing time.

    Nakon Ratchasima Zoo – The zoo was established in an ample space where many kinds of animals are nurtured. Some animals’ shows are offered as well.

    Suwan Farm – The farm is National Research Centre Of Millet and Corn run by Kasetsart University. The farm is very well known for sweet corn and other agricultural products.

    Choke Chai Farm – The farm has been popular for a long time and offers a wide range of activities, from adventure or agricultural education. You can also stop by for a nice meal and souvenirs.

    Jim Thomson Farm – The farm is popular and open in cool season (December to January). It is another attraction where you can enjoy agricultural tourism and Isan culture. Its vast space of flower field grows cosmos, sunflower, and other plants. There are also silk weaving demonstration, crafts, and exotic plants.

    Flora Park – Situated in Wnag Nam Kiao district, the park is specialized in temperate plants and opens in November – February.

    Khao Phaeng Ma – The park is rich in its natural resources where you can watch gaurs on the site.

    Nakhon Ratchasima has a wide range of tourism activities, including visiting archaeological sites and archeological sites, paying homage to Thao Suranaree monument, watching strange animals at Lam Ta Khong rafting park, horse riding, rock climbing, ATV riding, karts driving, gun shooting, and adventure activities. 

    There are many choices of food for those who loves to try local food in Korat. Restaurants in tourist attractions and in the city always have fresh and delicious dishes to offer as well as in fresh market. A popular dish is Mhee Korat or Korat style noodle. 

    Souvenirs are everywhere. It is best to bring back with you a product with O-Top mark. You can select from local crafts and agricultural goods. 

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    Nakhon Ratchasima or Korat Thailand is the most prosperous province of the East. Its richness of culture is very interesting since it has its own folk song called ‘Pleng Korat.’ Nakhon Ratchasima is also important to Thai history. All ranges of tourist attractions are available here that you need to take quite some time to visit all of them.

    Locating a few hours away from Bangkok with easy transportation the province is very popular for tourists, especially in Khao Yai National Park.

    Nakhon Ratchasima is the biggest province in Thailand in term of space. To its greatness, there are 32 districts which are; Mueang Nakhon Ratchasima, Khon Buri, Soeng Sang, Khong, Ban Lueam, Chakkarat, Chok Chai, Dan Khun Thot, Non Thai, Non Sung, Kham Sakaesaeng, Bua Yai, Prathai, Pak Thong Chai, Phimai, Huai Thalaeng, Chum Phuang, Sung Noen, Kham Thale So, Sikhio, Pak Chong, Nong Bun Mak, Kaeng Sanam Nang, Non Daeng, Wang Nam Khiao, Thepharak, Mueang Yang, Phra Thong Kham, Lam Thamenchai, Bua Lai, Sida

    Nakhon Ratchasima, otherwise known as Khorat, is the largest northeastern province, and the inhabitants of the province are mainly engaged in agricultural activities, growing such diverse crops as rice, sugar cane, sesame, and fruit. There are more than 100 savings and agricultural cooperatives in the province, 35 irrigation projects, and 7,122 industrial factories. Most of the factories are rice mills, tapioca product manufacturers, and industrial factories.

    Historically, Khorat Province was an important area for thousands of years, first as the site of several ancient prehistoric communities and later as important outposts of the Dvaravati and Khmer Empires. Ruins of both Dvaravati and Khmer temples are located across Khorat, particularly at Amphoe Sung Noen and Amphoe Phimai, the latter one of the most important provincial capitals of the Angkorian Empire.

    To this day, Khorat remains an important province and city, functioning as Northeastern Thailand’s main transportation hub and economic center. Finally, as Khorat’s Amphoe Pak Thong Chai is considered the spiritual home of the Thai silk weaving industry, those interested in sericulture will enjoy shopping for some of the country’s best cloth..


    Nakhon Ratchasima, generally known as Khorat, is Thailand’s largest province. Situated on Thailand’s sprawling northeastern plateau, approximately 260 kilometers northeast of Bangkok, the city itself serves as the gateway to the lower northeastern region.

    Covering an area that is mainly plateaus and mountainous terrain, Khorat has fascinating traditions, charming hospitality, splendid natural scenery and awesome historical sites, including Khao Yai, Thailand’s oldest national park and newest World Heritage site, and the Khmer temple at Phimai, an important provincial capital of the Angkor Empire.

    Key Tips

  • Nakhon Ratchasima and Khorat are interchangeable names for the same province and city.
  • The train to Khorat passes through some great scenery, including a views of the enormous white Buddha figure at Wat Theppitak which rests on a thickly forested hillside.
  • There are thousands of hotels and resort in Korat. Popular area is in Khao Yai and Wang Nam Kieo. The national park also provides weekend houses, camp site and tents for rent. Contact the Department of National Parks, Wildlife and plant Conservation for more information.

    Tao Suranaree Monument

    Phimai Historical Park – The park is known for its Khmer-influenced temple from the late 11th to the late 12th century named Prasart Phi Mai which is still in a beautiful condition.

    Ban Prasat Archaeological Site – The outdoor museum was set up on the 3,000 years old  site of community in prehistory to early history.

    Khao Yai National Park – One of the top attractions near Bangkok has a large camping site for tourists. On the way to the national park, numerous hotels and activities are offered for your unforgettable vacation experience.

    Lam Takhong Dam – This is an embankment dam on the Lam Takhong River where you can enjoy a nice photo session with a scenic view.

    Dan Kwian Pottery Village – It is known for its unique pottery handicrafts.

    Wat Ban Rai – Witness a beautiful Buddhist temple for a light sight-seeing time.

    Nakon Ratchasima Zoo – The zoo was established in an ample space where many kinds of animals are nurtured. Some animals’ shows are offered as well.

    Suwan Farm – The farm is National Research Centre Of Millet and Corn run by Kasetsart University. The farm is very well known for sweet corn and other agricultural products.

    Choke Chai Farm – The farm has been popular for a long time and offers a wide range of activities, from adventure or agricultural education. You can also stop by for a nice meal and souvenirs.

    Jim Thomson Farm – The farm is popular and open in cool season (December to January). It is another attraction where you can enjoy agricultural tourism and Isan culture. Its vast space of flower field grows cosmos, sunflower, and other plants. There are also silk weaving demonstration, crafts, and exotic plants.

    Flora Park – Situated in Wnag Nam Kiao district, the park is specialized in temperate plants and opens in November – February.

    Khao Phaeng Ma – The park is rich in its natural resources where you can watch gaurs on the site.

    Nakhon Ratchasima has a wide range of tourism activities, including visiting archaeological sites and archeological sites, paying homage to Thao Suranaree monument, watching strange animals at Lam Ta Khong rafting park, horse riding, rock climbing, ATV riding, karts driving, gun shooting, and adventure activities. 

    There are many choices of food for those who loves to try local food in Korat. Restaurants in tourist attractions and in the city always have fresh and delicious dishes to offer as well as in fresh market. A popular dish is Mhee Korat or Korat style noodle. 

    Souvenirs are everywhere. It is best to bring back with you a product with O-Top mark. You can select from local crafts and agricultural goods. 

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    Nakhon Ratchasima or Korat Thailand is the most prosperous province of the East. Its richness of culture is very interesting since it has its own folk song called ‘Pleng Korat.’ Nakhon Ratchasima is also important to Thai history. All ranges of tourist attractions are available here that you need to take quite some time to visit all of them.

    Locating a few hours away from Bangkok with easy transportation the province is very popular for tourists, especially in Khao Yai National Park.

    Nakhon Ratchasima is the biggest province in Thailand in term of space. To its greatness, there are 32 districts which are; Mueang Nakhon Ratchasima, Khon Buri, Soeng Sang, Khong, Ban Lueam, Chakkarat, Chok Chai, Dan Khun Thot, Non Thai, Non Sung, Kham Sakaesaeng, Bua Yai, Prathai, Pak Thong Chai, Phimai, Huai Thalaeng, Chum Phuang, Sung Noen, Kham Thale So, Sikhio, Pak Chong, Nong Bun Mak, Kaeng Sanam Nang, Non Daeng, Wang Nam Khiao, Thepharak, Mueang Yang, Phra Thong Kham, Lam Thamenchai, Bua Lai, Sida

    Nakhon Ratchasima, otherwise known as Khorat, is the largest northeastern province, and the inhabitants of the province are mainly engaged in agricultural activities, growing such diverse crops as rice, sugar cane, sesame, and fruit. There are more than 100 savings and agricultural cooperatives in the province, 35 irrigation projects, and 7,122 industrial factories. Most of the factories are rice mills, tapioca product manufacturers, and industrial factories.

    Historically, Khorat Province was an important area for thousands of years, first as the site of several ancient prehistoric communities and later as important outposts of the Dvaravati and Khmer Empires. Ruins of both Dvaravati and Khmer temples are located across Khorat, particularly at Amphoe Sung Noen and Amphoe Phimai, the latter one of the most important provincial capitals of the Angkorian Empire.

    To this day, Khorat remains an important province and city, functioning as Northeastern Thailand’s main transportation hub and economic center. Finally, as Khorat’s Amphoe Pak Thong Chai is considered the spiritual home of the Thai silk weaving industry, those interested in sericulture will enjoy shopping for some of the country’s best cloth..


    Nakhon Ratchasima, generally known as Khorat, is Thailand’s largest province. Situated on Thailand’s sprawling northeastern plateau, approximately 260 kilometers northeast of Bangkok, the city itself serves as the gateway to the lower northeastern region.

    Covering an area that is mainly plateaus and mountainous terrain, Khorat has fascinating traditions, charming hospitality, splendid natural scenery and awesome historical sites, including Khao Yai, Thailand’s oldest national park and newest World Heritage site, and the Khmer temple at Phimai, an important provincial capital of the Angkor Empire.

    Key Tips

  • Nakhon Ratchasima and Khorat are interchangeable names for the same province and city.
  • The train to Khorat passes through some great scenery, including a views of the enormous white Buddha figure at Wat Theppitak which rests on a thickly forested hillside.
  • There are thousands of hotels and resort in Korat. Popular area is in Khao Yai and Wang Nam Kieo. The national park also provides weekend houses, camp site and tents for rent. Contact the Department of National Parks, Wildlife and plant Conservation for more information.

    Tao Suranaree Monument

    Phimai Historical Park – The park is known for its Khmer-influenced temple from the late 11th to the late 12th century named Prasart Phi Mai which is still in a beautiful condition.

    Ban Prasat Archaeological Site – The outdoor museum was set up on the 3,000 years old  site of community in prehistory to early history.

    Khao Yai National Park – One of the top attractions near Bangkok has a large camping site for tourists. On the way to the national park, numerous hotels and activities are offered for your unforgettable vacation experience.

    Lam Takhong Dam – This is an embankment dam on the Lam Takhong River where you can enjoy a nice photo session with a scenic view.

    Dan Kwian Pottery Village – It is known for its unique pottery handicrafts.

    Wat Ban Rai – Witness a beautiful Buddhist temple for a light sight-seeing time.

    Nakon Ratchasima Zoo – The zoo was established in an ample space where many kinds of animals are nurtured. Some animals’ shows are offered as well.

    Suwan Farm – The farm is National Research Centre Of Millet and Corn run by Kasetsart University. The farm is very well known for sweet corn and other agricultural products.

    Choke Chai Farm – The farm has been popular for a long time and offers a wide range of activities, from adventure or agricultural education. You can also stop by for a nice meal and souvenirs.

    Jim Thomson Farm – The farm is popular and open in cool season (December to January). It is another attraction where you can enjoy agricultural tourism and Isan culture. Its vast space of flower field grows cosmos, sunflower, and other plants. There are also silk weaving demonstration, crafts, and exotic plants.

    Flora Park – Situated in Wnag Nam Kiao district, the park is specialized in temperate plants and opens in November – February.

    Khao Phaeng Ma – The park is rich in its natural resources where you can watch gaurs on the site.

    Nakhon Ratchasima has a wide range of tourism activities, including visiting archaeological sites and archeological sites, paying homage to Thao Suranaree monument, watching strange animals at Lam Ta Khong rafting park, horse riding, rock climbing, ATV riding, karts driving, gun shooting, and adventure activities. 

    There are many choices of food for those who loves to try local food in Korat. Restaurants in tourist attractions and in the city always have fresh and delicious dishes to offer as well as in fresh market. A popular dish is Mhee Korat or Korat style noodle. 

    Souvenirs are everywhere. It is best to bring back with you a product with O-Top mark. You can select from local crafts and agricultural goods. 

    Nakhon Ratchasima or Korat Thailand is the most prosperous province of the East. Its richness of culture is very interesting since it has its own folk song called ‘Pleng Korat.’ Nakhon Ratchasima is also important to Thai history. All ranges of tourist attractions are available here that you need to take quite some time to visit all of them.

    Locating a few hours away from Bangkok with easy transportation the province is very popular for tourists, especially in Khao Yai National Park.

    Nakhon Ratchasima is the biggest province in Thailand in term of space. To its greatness, there are 32 districts which are; Mueang Nakhon Ratchasima, Khon Buri, Soeng Sang, Khong, Ban Lueam, Chakkarat, Chok Chai, Dan Khun Thot, Non Thai, Non Sung, Kham Sakaesaeng, Bua Yai, Prathai, Pak Thong Chai, Phimai, Huai Thalaeng, Chum Phuang, Sung Noen, Kham Thale So, Sikhio, Pak Chong, Nong Bun Mak, Kaeng Sanam Nang, Non Daeng, Wang Nam Khiao, Thepharak, Mueang Yang, Phra Thong Kham, Lam Thamenchai, Bua Lai, Sida

    Nakhon Ratchasima, otherwise known as Khorat, is the largest northeastern province, and the inhabitants of the province are mainly engaged in agricultural activities, growing such diverse crops as rice, sugar cane, sesame, and fruit. There are more than 100 savings and agricultural cooperatives in the province, 35 irrigation projects, and 7,122 industrial factories. Most of the factories are rice mills, tapioca product manufacturers, and industrial factories.

    Historically, Khorat Province was an important area for thousands of years, first as the site of several ancient prehistoric communities and later as important outposts of the Dvaravati and Khmer Empires. Ruins of both Dvaravati and Khmer temples are located across Khorat, particularly at Amphoe Sung Noen and Amphoe Phimai, the latter one of the most important provincial capitals of the Angkorian Empire.

    To this day, Khorat remains an important province and city, functioning as Northeastern Thailand’s main transportation hub and economic center. Finally, as Khorat’s Amphoe Pak Thong Chai is considered the spiritual home of the Thai silk weaving industry, those interested in sericulture will enjoy shopping for some of the country’s best cloth..


    Nakhon Ratchasima, generally known as Khorat, is Thailand’s largest province. Situated on Thailand’s sprawling northeastern plateau, approximately 260 kilometers northeast of Bangkok, the city itself serves as the gateway to the lower northeastern region.

    Covering an area that is mainly plateaus and mountainous terrain, Khorat has fascinating traditions, charming hospitality, splendid natural scenery and awesome historical sites, including Khao Yai, Thailand’s oldest national park and newest World Heritage site, and the Khmer temple at Phimai, an important provincial capital of the Angkor Empire.

    Key Tips

  • Nakhon Ratchasima and Khorat are interchangeable names for the same province and city.
  • The train to Khorat passes through some great scenery, including a views of the enormous white Buddha figure at Wat Theppitak which rests on a thickly forested hillside.
  • There are thousands of hotels and resort in Korat. Popular area is in Khao Yai and Wang Nam Kieo. The national park also provides weekend houses, camp site and tents for rent. Contact the Department of National Parks, Wildlife and plant Conservation for more information.

    Tao Suranaree Monument

    Phimai Historical Park – The park is known for its Khmer-influenced temple from the late 11th to the late 12th century named Prasart Phi Mai which is still in a beautiful condition.

    Ban Prasat Archaeological Site – The outdoor museum was set up on the 3,000 years old  site of community in prehistory to early history.

    Khao Yai National Park – One of the top attractions near Bangkok has a large camping site for tourists. On the way to the national park, numerous hotels and activities are offered for your unforgettable vacation experience.

    Lam Takhong Dam – This is an embankment dam on the Lam Takhong River where you can enjoy a nice photo session with a scenic view.

    Dan Kwian Pottery Village – It is known for its unique pottery handicrafts.

    Wat Ban Rai – Witness a beautiful Buddhist temple for a light sight-seeing time.

    Nakon Ratchasima Zoo – The zoo was established in an ample space where many kinds of animals are nurtured. Some animals’ shows are offered as well.

    Suwan Farm – The farm is National Research Centre Of Millet and Corn run by Kasetsart University. The farm is very well known for sweet corn and other agricultural products.

    Choke Chai Farm – The farm has been popular for a long time and offers a wide range of activities, from adventure or agricultural education. You can also stop by for a nice meal and souvenirs.

    Jim Thomson Farm – The farm is popular and open in cool season (December to January). It is another attraction where you can enjoy agricultural tourism and Isan culture. Its vast space of flower field grows cosmos, sunflower, and other plants. There are also silk weaving demonstration, crafts, and exotic plants.

    Flora Park – Situated in Wnag Nam Kiao district, the park is specialized in temperate plants and opens in November – February.

    Khao Phaeng Ma – The park is rich in its natural resources where you can watch gaurs on the site.

    Nakhon Ratchasima has a wide range of tourism activities, including visiting archaeological sites and archeological sites, paying homage to Thao Suranaree monument, watching strange animals at Lam Ta Khong rafting park, horse riding, rock climbing, ATV riding, karts driving, gun shooting, and adventure activities. 

    There are many choices of food for those who loves to try local food in Korat. Restaurants in tourist attractions and in the city always have fresh and delicious dishes to offer as well as in fresh market. A popular dish is Mhee Korat or Korat style noodle. 

    Souvenirs are everywhere. It is best to bring back with you a product with O-Top mark. You can select from local crafts and agricultural goods. 

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    Nakhon Ratchasima or Korat Thailand is the most prosperous province of the East. Its richness of culture is very interesting since it has its own folk song called ‘Pleng Korat.’ Nakhon Ratchasima is also important to Thai history. All ranges of tourist attractions are available here that you need to take quite some time to visit all of them.

    Locating a few hours away from Bangkok with easy transportation the province is very popular for tourists, especially in Khao Yai National Park.

    Nakhon Ratchasima is the biggest province in Thailand in term of space. To its greatness, there are 32 districts which are; Mueang Nakhon Ratchasima, Khon Buri, Soeng Sang, Khong, Ban Lueam, Chakkarat, Chok Chai, Dan Khun Thot, Non Thai, Non Sung, Kham Sakaesaeng, Bua Yai, Prathai, Pak Thong Chai, Phimai, Huai Thalaeng, Chum Phuang, Sung Noen, Kham Thale So, Sikhio, Pak Chong, Nong Bun Mak, Kaeng Sanam Nang, Non Daeng, Wang Nam Khiao, Thepharak, Mueang Yang, Phra Thong Kham, Lam Thamenchai, Bua Lai, Sida

    Nakhon Ratchasima, otherwise known as Khorat, is the largest northeastern province, and the inhabitants of the province are mainly engaged in agricultural activities, growing such diverse crops as rice, sugar cane, sesame, and fruit. There are more than 100 savings and agricultural cooperatives in the province, 35 irrigation projects, and 7,122 industrial factories. Most of the factories are rice mills, tapioca product manufacturers, and industrial factories.

    Historically, Khorat Province was an important area for thousands of years, first as the site of several ancient prehistoric communities and later as important outposts of the Dvaravati and Khmer Empires. Ruins of both Dvaravati and Khmer temples are located across Khorat, particularly at Amphoe Sung Noen and Amphoe Phimai, the latter one of the most important provincial capitals of the Angkorian Empire.

    To this day, Khorat remains an important province and city, functioning as Northeastern Thailand’s main transportation hub and economic center. Finally, as Khorat’s Amphoe Pak Thong Chai is considered the spiritual home of the Thai silk weaving industry, those interested in sericulture will enjoy shopping for some of the country’s best cloth..


    Nakhon Ratchasima, generally known as Khorat, is Thailand’s largest province. Situated on Thailand’s sprawling northeastern plateau, approximately 260 kilometers northeast of Bangkok, the city itself serves as the gateway to the lower northeastern region.

    Covering an area that is mainly plateaus and mountainous terrain, Khorat has fascinating traditions, charming hospitality, splendid natural scenery and awesome historical sites, including Khao Yai, Thailand’s oldest national park and newest World Heritage site, and the Khmer temple at Phimai, an important provincial capital of the Angkor Empire.

    Key Tips

  • Nakhon Ratchasima and Khorat are interchangeable names for the same province and city.
  • The train to Khorat passes through some great scenery, including a views of the enormous white Buddha figure at Wat Theppitak which rests on a thickly forested hillside.
  • There are thousands of hotels and resort in Korat. Popular area is in Khao Yai and Wang Nam Kieo. The national park also provides weekend houses, camp site and tents for rent. Contact the Department of National Parks, Wildlife and plant Conservation for more information.

    Tao Suranaree Monument

    Phimai Historical Park – The park is known for its Khmer-influenced temple from the late 11th to the late 12th century named Prasart Phi Mai which is still in a beautiful condition.

    Ban Prasat Archaeological Site – The outdoor museum was set up on the 3,000 years old  site of community in prehistory to early history.

    Khao Yai National Park – One of the top attractions near Bangkok has a large camping site for tourists. On the way to the national park, numerous hotels and activities are offered for your unforgettable vacation experience.

    Lam Takhong Dam – This is an embankment dam on the Lam Takhong River where you can enjoy a nice photo session with a scenic view.

    Dan Kwian Pottery Village – It is known for its unique pottery handicrafts.

    Wat Ban Rai – Witness a beautiful Buddhist temple for a light sight-seeing time.

    Nakon Ratchasima Zoo – The zoo was established in an ample space where many kinds of animals are nurtured. Some animals’ shows are offered as well.

    Suwan Farm – The farm is National Research Centre Of Millet and Corn run by Kasetsart University. The farm is very well known for sweet corn and other agricultural products.

    Choke Chai Farm – The farm has been popular for a long time and offers a wide range of activities, from adventure or agricultural education. You can also stop by for a nice meal and souvenirs.

    Jim Thomson Farm – The farm is popular and open in cool season (December to January). It is another attraction where you can enjoy agricultural tourism and Isan culture. Its vast space of flower field grows cosmos, sunflower, and other plants. There are also silk weaving demonstration, crafts, and exotic plants.

    Flora Park – Situated in Wnag Nam Kiao district, the park is specialized in temperate plants and opens in November – February.

    Khao Phaeng Ma – The park is rich in its natural resources where you can watch gaurs on the site.

    Nakhon Ratchasima has a wide range of tourism activities, including visiting archaeological sites and archeological sites, paying homage to Thao Suranaree monument, watching strange animals at Lam Ta Khong rafting park, horse riding, rock climbing, ATV riding, karts driving, gun shooting, and adventure activities. 

    There are many choices of food for those who loves to try local food in Korat. Restaurants in tourist attractions and in the city always have fresh and delicious dishes to offer as well as in fresh market. A popular dish is Mhee Korat or Korat style noodle. 

    Souvenirs are everywhere. It is best to bring back with you a product with O-Top mark. You can select from local crafts and agricultural goods. 

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    Nakhon Ratchasima or Korat Thailand is the most prosperous province of the East. Its richness of culture is very interesting since it has its own folk song called ‘Pleng Korat.’ Nakhon Ratchasima is also important to Thai history. All ranges of tourist attractions are available here that you need to take quite some time to visit all of them.

    Locating a few hours away from Bangkok with easy transportation the province is very popular for tourists, especially in Khao Yai National Park.

    Nakhon Ratchasima is the biggest province in Thailand in term of space. To its greatness, there are 32 districts which are; Mueang Nakhon Ratchasima, Khon Buri, Soeng Sang, Khong, Ban Lueam, Chakkarat, Chok Chai, Dan Khun Thot, Non Thai, Non Sung, Kham Sakaesaeng, Bua Yai, Prathai, Pak Thong Chai, Phimai, Huai Thalaeng, Chum Phuang, Sung Noen, Kham Thale So, Sikhio, Pak Chong, Nong Bun Mak, Kaeng Sanam Nang, Non Daeng, Wang Nam Khiao, Thepharak, Mueang Yang, Phra Thong Kham, Lam Thamenchai, Bua Lai, Sida

    Nakhon Ratchasima, otherwise known as Khorat, is the largest northeastern province, and the inhabitants of the province are mainly engaged in agricultural activities, growing such diverse crops as rice, sugar cane, sesame, and fruit. There are more than 100 savings and agricultural cooperatives in the province, 35 irrigation projects, and 7,122 industrial factories. Most of the factories are rice mills, tapioca product manufacturers, and industrial factories.

    Historically, Khorat Province was an important area for thousands of years, first as the site of several ancient prehistoric communities and later as important outposts of the Dvaravati and Khmer Empires. Ruins of both Dvaravati and Khmer temples are located across Khorat, particularly at Amphoe Sung Noen and Amphoe Phimai, the latter one of the most important provincial capitals of the Angkorian Empire.

    To this day, Khorat remains an important province and city, functioning as Northeastern Thailand’s main transportation hub and economic center. Finally, as Khorat’s Amphoe Pak Thong Chai is considered the spiritual home of the Thai silk weaving industry, those interested in sericulture will enjoy shopping for some of the country’s best cloth..


    Nakhon Ratchasima, generally known as Khorat, is Thailand’s largest province. Situated on Thailand’s sprawling northeastern plateau, approximately 260 kilometers northeast of Bangkok, the city itself serves as the gateway to the lower northeastern region.

    Covering an area that is mainly plateaus and mountainous terrain, Khorat has fascinating traditions, charming hospitality, splendid natural scenery and awesome historical sites, including Khao Yai, Thailand’s oldest national park and newest World Heritage site, and the Khmer temple at Phimai, an important provincial capital of the Angkor Empire.

    Key Tips

  • Nakhon Ratchasima and Khorat are interchangeable names for the same province and city.
  • The train to Khorat passes through some great scenery, including a views of the enormous white Buddha figure at Wat Theppitak which rests on a thickly forested hillside.
  • There are thousands of hotels and resort in Korat. Popular area is in Khao Yai and Wang Nam Kieo. The national park also provides weekend houses, camp site and tents for rent. Contact the Department of National Parks, Wildlife and plant Conservation for more information.

    Tao Suranaree Monument

    Phimai Historical Park – The park is known for its Khmer-influenced temple from the late 11th to the late 12th century named Prasart Phi Mai which is still in a beautiful condition.

    Ban Prasat Archaeological Site – The outdoor museum was set up on the 3,000 years old  site of community in prehistory to early history.

    Khao Yai National Park – One of the top attractions near Bangkok has a large camping site for tourists. On the way to the national park, numerous hotels and activities are offered for your unforgettable vacation experience.

    Lam Takhong Dam – This is an embankment dam on the Lam Takhong River where you can enjoy a nice photo session with a scenic view.

    Dan Kwian Pottery Village – It is known for its unique pottery handicrafts.

    Wat Ban Rai – Witness a beautiful Buddhist temple for a light sight-seeing time.

    Nakon Ratchasima Zoo – The zoo was established in an ample space where many kinds of animals are nurtured. Some animals’ shows are offered as well.

    Suwan Farm – The farm is National Research Centre Of Millet and Corn run by Kasetsart University. The farm is very well known for sweet corn and other agricultural products.

    Choke Chai Farm – The farm has been popular for a long time and offers a wide range of activities, from adventure or agricultural education. You can also stop by for a nice meal and souvenirs.

    Jim Thomson Farm – The farm is popular and open in cool season (December to January). It is another attraction where you can enjoy agricultural tourism and Isan culture. Its vast space of flower field grows cosmos, sunflower, and other plants. There are also silk weaving demonstration, crafts, and exotic plants.

    Flora Park – Situated in Wnag Nam Kiao district, the park is specialized in temperate plants and opens in November – February.

    Khao Phaeng Ma – The park is rich in its natural resources where you can watch gaurs on the site.

    Nakhon Ratchasima has a wide range of tourism activities, including visiting archaeological sites and archeological sites, paying homage to Thao Suranaree monument, watching strange animals at Lam Ta Khong rafting park, horse riding, rock climbing, ATV riding, karts driving, gun shooting, and adventure activities. 

    There are many choices of food for those who loves to try local food in Korat. Restaurants in tourist attractions and in the city always have fresh and delicious dishes to offer as well as in fresh market. A popular dish is Mhee Korat or Korat style noodle. 

    Souvenirs are everywhere. It is best to bring back with you a product with O-Top mark. You can select from local crafts and agricultural goods. 

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    Nakhon Ratchasima or Korat Thailand is the most prosperous province of the East. Its richness of culture is very interesting since it has its own folk song called ‘Pleng Korat.’ Nakhon Ratchasima is also important to Thai history. All ranges of tourist attractions are available here that you need to take quite some time to visit all of them.

    Locating a few hours away from Bangkok with easy transportation the province is very popular for tourists, especially in Khao Yai National Park.

    Nakhon Ratchasima is the biggest province in Thailand in term of space. To its greatness, there are 32 districts which are; Mueang Nakhon Ratchasima, Khon Buri, Soeng Sang, Khong, Ban Lueam, Chakkarat, Chok Chai, Dan Khun Thot, Non Thai, Non Sung, Kham Sakaesaeng, Bua Yai, Prathai, Pak Thong Chai, Phimai, Huai Thalaeng, Chum Phuang, Sung Noen, Kham Thale So, Sikhio, Pak Chong, Nong Bun Mak, Kaeng Sanam Nang, Non Daeng, Wang Nam Khiao, Thepharak, Mueang Yang, Phra Thong Kham, Lam Thamenchai, Bua Lai, Sida

    Nakhon Ratchasima, otherwise known as Khorat, is the largest northeastern province, and the inhabitants of the province are mainly engaged in agricultural activities, growing such diverse crops as rice, sugar cane, sesame, and fruit. There are more than 100 savings and agricultural cooperatives in the province, 35 irrigation projects, and 7,122 industrial factories. Most of the factories are rice mills, tapioca product manufacturers, and industrial factories.

    Historically, Khorat Province was an important area for thousands of years, first as the site of several ancient prehistoric communities and later as important outposts of the Dvaravati and Khmer Empires. Ruins of both Dvaravati and Khmer temples are located across Khorat, particularly at Amphoe Sung Noen and Amphoe Phimai, the latter one of the most important provincial capitals of the Angkorian Empire.

    To this day, Khorat remains an important province and city, functioning as Northeastern Thailand’s main transportation hub and economic center. Finally, as Khorat’s Amphoe Pak Thong Chai is considered the spiritual home of the Thai silk weaving industry, those interested in sericulture will enjoy shopping for some of the country’s best cloth..


    Nakhon Ratchasima, generally known as Khorat, is Thailand’s largest province. Situated on Thailand’s sprawling northeastern plateau, approximately 260 kilometers northeast of Bangkok, the city itself serves as the gateway to the lower northeastern region.

    Covering an area that is mainly plateaus and mountainous terrain, Khorat has fascinating traditions, charming hospitality, splendid natural scenery and awesome historical sites, including Khao Yai, Thailand’s oldest national park and newest World Heritage site, and the Khmer temple at Phimai, an important provincial capital of the Angkor Empire.

    Key Tips

  • Nakhon Ratchasima and Khorat are interchangeable names for the same province and city.
  • The train to Khorat passes through some great scenery, including a views of the enormous white Buddha figure at Wat Theppitak which rests on a thickly forested hillside.
  • There are thousands of hotels and resort in Korat. Popular area is in Khao Yai and Wang Nam Kieo. The national park also provides weekend houses, camp site and tents for rent. Contact the Department of National Parks, Wildlife and plant Conservation for more information.

    Tao Suranaree Monument

    Phimai Historical Park – The park is known for its Khmer-influenced temple from the late 11th to the late 12th century named Prasart Phi Mai which is still in a beautiful condition.

    Ban Prasat Archaeological Site – The outdoor museum was set up on the 3,000 years old  site of community in prehistory to early history.

    Khao Yai National Park – One of the top attractions near Bangkok has a large camping site for tourists. On the way to the national park, numerous hotels and activities are offered for your unforgettable vacation experience.

    Lam Takhong Dam – This is an embankment dam on the Lam Takhong River where you can enjoy a nice photo session with a scenic view.

    Dan Kwian Pottery Village – It is known for its unique pottery handicrafts.

    Wat Ban Rai – Witness a beautiful Buddhist temple for a light sight-seeing time.

    Nakon Ratchasima Zoo – The zoo was established in an ample space where many kinds of animals are nurtured. Some animals’ shows are offered as well.

    Suwan Farm – The farm is National Research Centre Of Millet and Corn run by Kasetsart University. The farm is very well known for sweet corn and other agricultural products.

    Choke Chai Farm – The farm has been popular for a long time and offers a wide range of activities, from adventure or agricultural education. You can also stop by for a nice meal and souvenirs.

    Jim Thomson Farm – The farm is popular and open in cool season (December to January). It is another attraction where you can enjoy agricultural tourism and Isan culture. Its vast space of flower field grows cosmos, sunflower, and other plants. There are also silk weaving demonstration, crafts, and exotic plants.

    Flora Park – Situated in Wnag Nam Kiao district, the park is specialized in temperate plants and opens in November – February.

    Khao Phaeng Ma – The park is rich in its natural resources where you can watch gaurs on the site.

    Nakhon Ratchasima has a wide range of tourism activities, including visiting archaeological sites and archeological sites, paying homage to Thao Suranaree monument, watching strange animals at Lam Ta Khong rafting park, horse riding, rock climbing, ATV riding, karts driving, gun shooting, and adventure activities. 

    There are many choices of food for those who loves to try local food in Korat. Restaurants in tourist attractions and in the city always have fresh and delicious dishes to offer as well as in fresh market. A popular dish is Mhee Korat or Korat style noodle. 

    Souvenirs are everywhere. It is best to bring back with you a product with O-Top mark. You can select from local crafts and agricultural goods. 

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    Nakhon Ratchasima or Korat Thailand is the most prosperous province of the East. Its richness of culture is very interesting since it has its own folk song called ‘Pleng Korat.’ Nakhon Ratchasima is also important to Thai history. All ranges of tourist attractions are available here that you need to take quite some time to visit all of them.

    Locating a few hours away from Bangkok with easy transportation the province is very popular for tourists, especially in Khao Yai National Park.

    Nakhon Ratchasima is the biggest province in Thailand in term of space. To its greatness, there are 32 districts which are; Mueang Nakhon Ratchasima, Khon Buri, Soeng Sang, Khong, Ban Lueam, Chakkarat, Chok Chai, Dan Khun Thot, Non Thai, Non Sung, Kham Sakaesaeng, Bua Yai, Prathai, Pak Thong Chai, Phimai, Huai Thalaeng, Chum Phuang, Sung Noen, Kham Thale So, Sikhio, Pak Chong, Nong Bun Mak, Kaeng Sanam Nang, Non Daeng, Wang Nam Khiao, Thepharak, Mueang Yang, Phra Thong Kham, Lam Thamenchai, Bua Lai, Sida

    Nakhon Ratchasima, otherwise known as Khorat, is the largest northeastern province, and the inhabitants of the province are mainly engaged in agricultural activities, growing such diverse crops as rice, sugar cane, sesame, and fruit. There are more than 100 savings and agricultural cooperatives in the province, 35 irrigation projects, and 7,122 industrial factories. Most of the factories are rice mills, tapioca product manufacturers, and industrial factories.

    Historically, Khorat Province was an important area for thousands of years, first as the site of several ancient prehistoric communities and later as important outposts of the Dvaravati and Khmer Empires. Ruins of both Dvaravati and Khmer temples are located across Khorat, particularly at Amphoe Sung Noen and Amphoe Phimai, the latter one of the most important provincial capitals of the Angkorian Empire.

    To this day, Khorat remains an important province and city, functioning as Northeastern Thailand’s main transportation hub and economic center. Finally, as Khorat’s Amphoe Pak Thong Chai is considered the spiritual home of the Thai silk weaving industry, those interested in sericulture will enjoy shopping for some of the country’s best cloth..


    Nakhon Ratchasima, generally known as Khorat, is Thailand’s largest province. Situated on Thailand’s sprawling northeastern plateau, approximately 260 kilometers northeast of Bangkok, the city itself serves as the gateway to the lower northeastern region.

    Covering an area that is mainly plateaus and mountainous terrain, Khorat has fascinating traditions, charming hospitality, splendid natural scenery and awesome historical sites, including Khao Yai, Thailand’s oldest national park and newest World Heritage site, and the Khmer temple at Phimai, an important provincial capital of the Angkor Empire.

    Key Tips

  • Nakhon Ratchasima and Khorat are interchangeable names for the same province and city.
  • The train to Khorat passes through some great scenery, including a views of the enormous white Buddha figure at Wat Theppitak which rests on a thickly forested hillside.
  • There are thousands of hotels and resort in Korat. Popular area is in Khao Yai and Wang Nam Kieo. The national park also provides weekend houses, camp site and tents for rent. Contact the Department of National Parks, Wildlife and plant Conservation for more information.

    Tao Suranaree Monument

    Phimai Historical Park – The park is known for its Khmer-influenced temple from the late 11th to the late 12th century named Prasart Phi Mai which is still in a beautiful condition.

    Ban Prasat Archaeological Site – The outdoor museum was set up on the 3,000 years old  site of community in prehistory to early history.

    Khao Yai National Park – One of the top attractions near Bangkok has a large camping site for tourists. On the way to the national park, numerous hotels and activities are offered for your unforgettable vacation experience.

    Lam Takhong Dam – This is an embankment dam on the Lam Takhong River where you can enjoy a nice photo session with a scenic view.

    Dan Kwian Pottery Village – It is known for its unique pottery handicrafts.

    Wat Ban Rai – Witness a beautiful Buddhist temple for a light sight-seeing time.

    Nakon Ratchasima Zoo – The zoo was established in an ample space where many kinds of animals are nurtured. Some animals’ shows are offered as well.

    Suwan Farm – The farm is National Research Centre Of Millet and Corn run by Kasetsart University. The farm is very well known for sweet corn and other agricultural products.

    Choke Chai Farm – The farm has been popular for a long time and offers a wide range of activities, from adventure or agricultural education. You can also stop by for a nice meal and souvenirs.

    Jim Thomson Farm – The farm is popular and open in cool season (December to January). It is another attraction where you can enjoy agricultural tourism and Isan culture. Its vast space of flower field grows cosmos, sunflower, and other plants. There are also silk weaving demonstration, crafts, and exotic plants.

    Flora Park – Situated in Wnag Nam Kiao district, the park is specialized in temperate plants and opens in November – February.

    Khao Phaeng Ma – The park is rich in its natural resources where you can watch gaurs on the site.

    Nakhon Ratchasima has a wide range of tourism activities, including visiting archaeological sites and archeological sites, paying homage to Thao Suranaree monument, watching strange animals at Lam Ta Khong rafting park, horse riding, rock climbing, ATV riding, karts driving, gun shooting, and adventure activities. 

    There are many choices of food for those who loves to try local food in Korat. Restaurants in tourist attractions and in the city always have fresh and delicious dishes to offer as well as in fresh market. A popular dish is Mhee Korat or Korat style noodle. 

    Souvenirs are everywhere. It is best to bring back with you a product with O-Top mark. You can select from local crafts and agricultural goods.