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Sa Ket is a quiet province on the Cambodia border with Khmer ruins scattered
throughout the province.Most notable are the two ruined sanctuaries of Wat Sa
Kamphaeng Yai and Noi,dating back to the 10 th century.
However, the most famous Khmer site is actually in Cambodia. Khao Phra Wihan was
built over 10 centuries ago and is one of the most spectacular Angkor-period
sites. Built as a Hindu temple, it begins in Thailand and rises to 600 metres
with the main sanctuary in Cambodia.
After a long period of war, its wonderful
craftsmanship,stairways and courts are now being restored. Thi walk to the
summit is long and steep, but visitors are sure to be impressed by the size and
complexity of its design.
Si Sa Ket has an area of 8,840 square kilometres, comprising
the following districts: Muang Si Sa Ket, Kanthararom, Kantharalak, Khun Han,
Phrai Bung, Khukhan, Prang Ku, Uthumphon Phisai, Rasi Salai, Yang Chum Noi, Huai
Thap Than, Non Khun, Si Rattana, Wang Hin, Bueng Bun, Nam Kliang, Phu Sing,
Benchalak, Muang Chan, Pho Si Suwan and Sila Lat.
travel information for sisaket
From Bangkok, take Highway No. 1 to Saraburi and Highway No. 2 to Nakhon
Ratchasima, then use Highway No.226 to Si Sa Ket via Buri Ram and Surin, a total
distance of 571 kilometres.
Buses depart from Bangkok's Mochit 2 Bus Terminal
to Si Sa Ket every day. Contact Transport Co.Ltd at Tel: 0 2936 2852-66 or visit
Ordinary, rapid, and express trains regularly
leave Bangkok and Bang Sue Station for Si Sa Ket. The route is 515 kilometres.
For more information, call State Railway of Thailand at 1690, 0-2220-4334,
02220-4444, and Si Sa Ket Railway Station at 0-4561-1525 or visit
Visitors can fly from Bangkok to Ubon Ratchathani and continue the trip by bus
to Si Sa Ket. Call Thai Airways at Tel: 1566, 0 2628 2000.
Distances from Amphoe Mueang to
Yang Chum Noi
Huai Thap Than
Pho Si Suwan