Interest Attractions in NakornRatchaSima
:: Lam Takhong Rest Area
This rest area is also known as “Suan Na Chat” , is a rest area for vehicle drivers to relax from driving. It is on Highway No. 2 (Saraburi-Nakhon Ratchasima) between the 193 and 194 kilometer markers on an area of 16.89 square kilometers. This place offers the most beautiful view north of Lam Takhong reservoir. It has a complete range of services and facilities and is an example of a modern rest area. Moreover, it is called the gateway to the Northeast.
Prasat Phanom Wan
An interesting Khmer sanctuary, Prasat Phanom Wan is believed to have been built in the 10th century. During the 13th and 14th centuries, a stone building was built over it. From inscriptions found at the site, it is known that the sanctuary was used in the Hindu religion and later became a Buddhist site. Although most of it is in ruins, the layout of the structure that is still clearly visible includes a square main pagoda facing east and a tiered pagoda in front, as well as a path linking the two structures.