Nearby Places

Night Market Surin

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The small night market of Surin is a good place to buy food for cheap. It is divided into two paths one for stalls selling food and the other one dedicated to clothing.

Available: 5p.m. – 10p.m.

Noi Ruen Rom Market

The small market of Surin where you can buy fresh foods. The location of the market is not far from the Blue Elephant guesthouse. Furthermore, there is a Tesco Lotus express located nearby the market.

Available: 7a.m. – 8 p.m.

Phraya Surin Phakdi Si Narong Chang Wang Monument

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This monument is dedicated to the first Surin town lord, Phraya Surin Phakdi Si Narong Changwang. The antique brass statue is 2.2 meters tall, and holds a curved blade pike in his right hand, a symbol of the lord’s excellent talent in controlling war elephants, as well as Surin’s plentiful elephants since ancient times.

The statue is situated at town’s southern gate, which was once the inner town wall. The monument was officially opened in 1985. Nearby, close to the moat, are also the Elephant Monument and Pakam Spirit Shrine, which commemorates the town’s history.

Sri Narong Stadium

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Sri Narong Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Surin province, Thailand. It is currently used mostly for football matches and is the home stadium of Surin City F.C.. Moreover, you can enjoy various foods in the market located near the stadium in the evening.

Ban Ta Klang Elephant Village

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Ban Ta Klang Elephant Village is located in the ancient Kui village, where elephants have been raised for hundreds of years since the time when their ancestors settled down in the dry evergreen forest.

This area had an abundance of food for the retired war elephants, which were earlier sent to Ayutthaya as tax in kind instead of being conscripted.

Surin province is know worldwide for it’s annual elephants festivals that attract many visitors from around the world. There are also elephant rides available so you can view and experience Thailand the way it was.

Huai Saneng Reservoir

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The reservoir of the irrigation project is situated 5 kilometres from Surin City via highway 214 (Surin-Prasat Road). At km. 5-6, motorist can turn left off the main road and use the road parallel to the irrigation canal to reach the reservoir.

Huai Saneng Reservoir has a high and steep crest which is served as an asphalted road. With impressive sun set views, it is a nice place where Surin people always come for relax, enjoy dining, fishing.

Its southern area is rich of water lily with colonies of various birds. The palace of Mother Princess is located in the headquarters (Prior permission is required for visiting the palace).