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Wat Hua Khao  The temple’s entrance is at kilometre 2 or 3, and then 212 steps lead to the temple on the hill. To mark the end of Buddhist Lent, the temple always organise a large merit-making ceremony on the 2nd day of the waning moon of the 11th lunar month.

 

Wat Doem Bang  The temple houses precious wooden pulpit carved delicately in a mixed Thai and Chinese style by a Chinese artisan. The temple also keeps oyster shell alms bowl cover, ceremonial fan, and food carrier, which were presents from King Rama V. There is also a beautiful bell tower and murals in the Ubosot here.

 

Wat Khwang Weruwan   The temple houses a 400 year-old Buddha image from the Dvaravati period.

 

Wat Khao Phra Si Sanphetchayaram or Wat Khao Phra It is presumed that this hilltop temple was founded since the Dvaravati period as a lot of archaeological evidence has been found. On the hill, a ruin of a pagoda from the Ayutthaya period is found together with the Buddha’s footprint carved from stone.

 

Lauda Shrine   It was built to commemorate the 223 passengers of Lauda Air Flight 004 who died when the plane crashed on 26 May 1991.

 

Museums

National Museum, Suphan Buri  Exhibitions feature development of the town from the pre-historical, through Dvaravati, Lop Buri, Ayutthaya, and Rattanakosin periods. The museum also displays ethnic groups in the province, important persons, famous votire tablets from different temples, and songs of different famous folk singers.

 

National Museum of Thai Rice Farmers  Located on Phra Phanwasa Rd, in the compound of Mueang Suphan Buri District Office, the museum building is a blend of a traditional Thai house and farmer’s granary.

 

Banharn-Jamsai Tower Located in the downtown area on Nang Phim Road, this country's first and highest

view point tower overlooking Chaloem Phatthara Rachini Park allows tourists to enjoy a bird's eye view

over the province at a height of 123.25 metres.  The tower has four view point decks, including ticketing and

souvenirs,  snack bar and  park view souvenir and downtown  viewpoint decks, and the fourth panoramic

viewpoint deck is at  a  height  of 78.75 metres.  Telescopes are available on the decks.  The interior is

decorated with murals featuring King Naresuan the Great.

 

 

Suphan Buri Province, places of Interest around the Province