Attraction in Thailand : Suphan Buri

Ang Thong
Bangkok & Neighboring city
Chai Nat
Hua Hin
Lop Buri
Nakorn Nayok
Phetchaburi - Cha Am
Rayong & Chanthaburi
Sing Buri
Suphan Buri

The province covers an area of 5,358 square kilometers, and the provincial capital is some 160 kilometers from Bangkok. The city is believed to date from the late 800s. Major attractions include the Don Chedi Monument, 31 kilometers from the provincial capital in Amphoe Si Prachan where a massive white chedi commemorates the spot where the 16th - century Ayutthayan monarch King Naresuan the Great triumphed in hand-to-hand elephant back combat against the Burmese King Maha Uparacha. An annual fair celebrating this triumph is staged at the Don Chedi each January. The Tha Sadet Bird Sanctuary hosts a wide variety ofT birds, including white ibises, herons and storks. The ancient capital of Muang U Thong has legendary associations with Ayutthaya, the Siamese capital from 1350 until 1767 and is the site of the U Thong National Museum, which stores ancient artifacts from local excavations. Wat Phai Rong Wua on the bank of Khlong Phraya Banlue in Amphoe Song Phi Nong houses the largest metal cast Buddha image in the world, measuring 26 meters in height with a lap width of 10 meters.