Hat Yai

HAT YAI

The South’s Multi-Cultural Treasure

Hat Yai is great for exploring. It’s about getting off the beaten path to experience a diverse mix of cultures. Chinese, Malays, and Thais have all contributed to the food, dress, art, and architecture, the result being a bustling city with endless options for fun and discovery. Not only a regional cultural hub, Hat Yai is also a center for meetings & incentives events benefitting from a variety of exciting attractions and activities. Don’t miss the famous fried chicken and its most popular spectator sport, bullfighting!

FAST FACTS

REGION

Southern

POPULATION

159,627 people (Male: 74,106 people, Female: 85,521 people)

HOW TO GET THERE

Hat Yai is the primary transportation hub in the southern part of Thailand. There is a bus service provided by The Transport Co.,Ltd transfering between provinces, Bangkok and the southern ones. The main bus terminal of this town is Hat Yai Bus Station. It can be reached by road, rail or fly. Hat Yai International Airport is considered one of the busiest airports in Thailand.

ACTIVITIES

Shopping, Riding Singora Tram Tour pouring out Songkhla’s story

TOURIST HOTSPOTS

Gimyong Market, Klonghae Floating Market, Tone Nga Chang Waterfall, Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn Natural History Museum, Phra Maha Chedi Tripod Trimongkol, Wat Hat Yai Nai, Hat Yai Municipal Park, Magic Eye 3D Museum, Hat Yai Ice Dome (Seasonal), Hat Yai Lantern Festival The Colour of South (Seasonal), Hatyai Cable Car, Santisuk Market

INTERESTING INFO

A short drive south of Hat Yai is Khao Nam Khang National Park. It is well-known for outstanding bird-watching opportunities called “Hat Yai Fried Chicken”. Hat Yai is famous for its fried chicken recipe.