Hatyai Municality Park
The historic town of Songkhla is worth visiting for its charming traditional architectural style. The town consists of three major roads: Nakorn Noak Road, Nakorn Nai Road, and lastly Nang Ngam Road (also known as Kao Hong Road) which is the location of the Chinese Kuan Uu shrine. Tourists can also visit an old rice mill Hub Ho Hin and Sino-Portuguese townhouses. Nang Ngam Hotel is a historic hotel embellished with elaborate wooden fretworks. During the trip, it is recommended to have bags or rucksacks at hand to hold your belongings whilst shopping. Read more
The place to relax
Hatyai Municality Park is a combination of forest and zoo The park is situated at Kanchanawanich road, Amphur Hatyai, Songkla and is part of the Kor Hong mountain. It is 1,462.40 square kilometers with many shady trees and colorful flowers.
The area inside the park is divided orderly such as the bird garden which imitates a big bird cage with many large trees. There is also an area of reservoir surrounded by beautiful fountains and a pavilion at the edge. This pavilion is a nice relaxing place for parents while watching their children playing in the playground nearby. There are also water cycles for visitors which is good for exercising and relaxing.
Visitors can also stop to worship nearby Quan Yin. This Quan Yin is enshrined at the top of the mountain in this park and worshipped by the local people and many tourists. The sculpture of the eight masters is also another place where people usually come to worship. It is situated in the 8-square-hall not far from the Quan Yin. Here the sculptures are enshrined in each corner with a description underneath. Tao Mahaprom Pavillion is another interesting place to go worship. At this pavilion, visitors can see the scenery of the whole of Hat Yai which is particularly beautiful at twilight time.