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Nakhon Si Thammarat
About Nakhon Si Thammarat

Nakhon Si Thammarat, the second largest province in the south, lies 780 kilometers south of Bangkok. The capital of Nakhon Si Thammarat is one of the most ancient cities in Thailand, formerly the capital of the Kingdom of Ligor, which was an independent kingdom for many centuries and a historical center of Buddhism in ancient Thailand. Today Nakhon Si Thammarat is renowned for its shadow puppets, its beautiful countryside, and its beautiful and diverse temple architecture.

How to go
Regular and air-conditioned busses depart daily for Nakhon Si Thammarat from Bangkok's Southern Bus Terminal. The trip takes about 12 hours. There are three types of air-conditioned busses that leave Bangkok either early in the morning, in the evening, or at night.
There are rapid and express trains departing from Bangkok’s Hua Lumphong Railway Station to Nakhon Si Thammarat at 5.35 p.m. and 7.15 p.m. For more information, contact tel. 1690, 0 2223 7010, 0 2223 7020, visit www.railway.co.th or call Nakhon Si Thammarat train station at tel. 0 7535 6364 or 0 7534 6129.
Thai AirAsia and Nok Air offer regularly scheduled daily flights between Bangkok and Nakhon Si Thammarat, an approximately one hour journey.
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