is one of the big province at the Lower North. The province is
famous for the country’s most beautiful Buddha Image and
unique scenery of houseboats along the river in the city.
Wat Phra Sri Mahathat is the most
important temple of this province. It houses the most beautiful
Buddha Image called “Phra Phutta Chinarat”
which was made by bronze in Ayutthaya period and it is also an
original Buddha Image which King Rama V of Bangkok period ordered
to made a replica in order to be the principle Buddha of Wat Benchamabophit
– Temple of Marble – in Bangkok.
Houseboat is one of the symbols of
this province, along the “NAN” river, it makes a unique
scene to the tourist.
Races, Phitsanulok long boat races are customarily staged
during the first week-end of october on the Nan river
Phu Soi Dao National Park is
home to the waterfalls, pine forests and wild flowers.