Thai.nu header Thai.nu - Home Thailand accommodation Thai.nu på svenska Thai.nu in English Language Our Facebook page Photos from Thailand

      Hotels
      Book villa
      Five star
      Hotel info
      Live here
      Property

Buddhism
History
Thai food
Thai drinks
Thai gold
Muay Thai

Basics
Travel tips
Weather
Provinces
Thai visas
Work here

The blog
Farang
Business
About us
Advertise
Our links
Book your accommodation here    
 

Surin Province




Short Facts



Name: Changwat Surin
Area: About 8,124 km²
Inhabitants: About 1,400,000
Location: North-East Thailand (Isan)
Capital: Surin
Neighboring provinces: Four (4): Buriram, Maha Sarakham, Roi Et and Sisaket.
Amphoe / Districts: Buachet, Chom Phra, Chumphon Buri, Kap Choeng, Khwao Sinarin, Lamduan, Mueang Surin, Non Narai, Phanom Dong Rak, Prasat, Rattanaburi, Samrong Thap, Sangkha, Sanom, Si Narong, Sikhoraphum, Tha Tum.
Popular tourist destinations: Ban Ta Klang Elephant Village, Prasat Hin Chom Phra, Ban Bu Thom Basketry Village, Huai Saneng and Wat Burapharam.




About Surin



The city of Surin is located approximately 450 kilometers east of Bangkok and borders to the neighboring country of Cambodia in the south.

Although there is no definite evidence of how old the city is, teaches the construction of Surin that the city is about two thousand years old. Its present name was given, however, to the city in 1786.

Several smaller villages outside the city specializes in specific occupations and several of the villages have also been named after the typical employment. Some examples are Silver village, basket village, and elephant village. In the elephant village the elephants mainly lives as pets and live side by side with the people.


View Larger Map



Attractions



Surin elephant show is held in Surin town, in the third week of November each year. Over a hundred elephants are out and do shows. The elephants are very well trained and in the shows the elephants play football games and do traditional war marches. A large number of participants coming from the above-mentioned Elephant village.

Prasad Hin Chome Phra is a Khmer stone castle built about thirty miles outside Surin city. Today, a large Buddha has been erected in front of the construction.




  Accommodation and Hotels



Reliable hotel booking with affordable prices and secured encrypted payment:

  Book hotels in Surin




Like us on Facebook








Share this Page





Our sponsors
Advertise here
Paradee Resort & Spa
Sai Kaew Beach Resort
The Library
Blue Hill Resort
Cookies Salad Resort
Advertise here


Privacy Policy: We take your privacy seriously. Your e-mail etc. will never be sold or given away. Any payments made through this website are SSL encrypted, for your safety.

Thai.nu - Your total guide to Thailand. Book your hotel room in Thailand here. The layout and text is developed by Yenit Company Limited. 2004-2013.

Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 Thailand License - Use our material for noncommercial purposes only. Commercial use is prohibited.

Unique visitors since 2006:

Yenit logotype
We know Thailand