Suphanburi

SUPHAN BURI

A Center for Music and Heritage

Meeting planners searching for a destination that offers an assortment of interesting and rewarding activities and attractions should look no further than the “City of Gold.” Just a hundred kilometers from Bangkok, Suphan Buri is an ancient town awash with natural beauty and Thai heritage sites. The area is also home to numerous manufacturing and agricultural facilities, and several high-standard resorts and hotels to accommodate all your business meeting needs.

FAST FACTS

REGION

Central

POPULATION

848,567 people (Male: 410,617 people, Female: 437,950 people)

HOW TO GET THERE

100 km northwest of Bangkok, the roads or rails will get you to Suphanburi, with trains leaving from Hua Lumphong Station every afternoon.The Transportation Co.,Ltd and other private firms provide both non air-conditioning and air-conditioning buses from Bangkok to Suphanburi departing from Mochit 2 and Southern bus terminals.

ACTIVITIES

Camping, Wandering in Sam Chuk Market, Floating along Suphan River, For the tourists who want to experience Thai Premiere League football match you can  also enjoy the vigorous game of the popular “Suphan Buri FC” team at Suphan Buri Provincial Stadium

TOURIST HOTSPOTS

Pa Lelai Temple, Phu Toei National Park, Samchuk Market, Buffalo Villages, Dragon Descendants Museum, Weluwan Cave, Don Chedi Monument, Bueng Chawak Royal Development Project, Suphan Buri Pillar Shrine (Mangkorn Sawan), Garden Center, Banharn-Jamsai Tower (Chalerm Patara Rachinee Park), Kra Siao Dam

INTERESTING INFO

During the full moon of the 6th lunar month, the ethnic Thai Phuan people pay respect to the rain god with the Bun Bang Fai or “Rocket Festival,” which features a large parade and the ignition and launch of traditional bamboo rockets.