at a glance
Nakhon Ratchasima, generally known as
"Khorat", is Thailand's largest province
situated on sprawling northeast plateau.
Located approximately 260 kilometers
northeast of Bangkok, the city itself serves
as the gateway to the lower northeastern
Covering an area of 25,494 square kilometers
that is mainly plateaus and mountainous
terrain, Khorat has fascinating traditions,
charming hospitality, splendid natural
scenery and awesome historical sites.
Some of the main attractions in Khorat are
Khmer ruins. Scattered around the province,
these products of ancient wisdom shines
through time. One of the Thailand's finest
Khmer ruins can be seen here next to Mon and
Lao sites. In addition, Khorat has an
abundance of natural attractions in its
forests, hills, wildlife and waterfalls that
are easily accessible in locations such as
Khao Yai National Park.
Apart from the famous statue of
Khun Ying Mo,
Khorat is most well known for silk weaving
(in Pak Thong Chai) and a variety of
top-notch quality handicrafts such as clay
pottery products of Dan Kwian.
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