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Uthai Thani

Uthai Thani

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Slogan :Land of Phra Cha Nok Jakkri, tasty of fish sauce, grapefruit of Ban Nam Tok, heritage Huai Kha Keang, upstream, market of buffalo and cow.

 A land with a long history and great ethnic diversity, Uthai Thani features unspoiled wilderness that provides refuge for Thailand’s endangered wildlife species, particularly within Huai Kha Khaeng Wildlife Reserve, a Natural World Heritage Site.
Uthai Thani is a province abundant in natural resources, such as forests and wildlife. The Huai Kha Khaeng Wildlife Reserve here was even proclaimed a Natural World Heritage Site because of its pristine jungles, forests, plains, streams, and most importantly, a number of rare and endangered animals. 
Visitors can also see the different lifestyles of Uthai Thani locals, such as the life of raft residents on the Sakae Krang River, a waterway that has been a lifeline for the people of Uthai Thani since ancient times. Life on and around the river eventually grew from a small community into the major province that it is today, although some residents continue to live upon the river, both the source for their livelihoods and as a means for provincial trading.
The most striking indication of the bond between the people and the river occurred in 1906, when King Rama V visited the Northern provinces and stayed in Sakae Krang village, where the monk Phra Khru Uthai Tham Nithet (Chan) built twin rafts to receive the king. In addition, at the end of the Buddhist Lent, Buddhists from many regions congregate at the foot of Khao Sakae Krang in Wat Sangkat Rattana Khiri for a major merit-making tradition called Tak Bat Thewo. This festival has been held in Uthai Thani since ancient times.
Uthai Thani is located in the lower northern region of Thailand, though the capital city is somewhat off the main route between Bangkok and Chiang Mai. Consequently, few tourists go out of their way to visit this somewhat remote province, which features striking natural beauty, including the Huai Kha Khaeng Wildlife Reserve, a Natural World Heritage Site.
In addition to trekking and looking for endangered wildlife, visitors to Uthai Thani also enjoy visiting the floating village on the Sakae Krang River, the lifeblood of the province. The province also features a museum with prehistoric artifacts, a number of ruins, colorful cave paintings, hot springs, and a buffalo market. Visitors looking for unspoiled Thai countryside and authentic Thai hospitality will not be disappointed by a holiday in Uthai Thani. 

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Art, Culture and Heritage Art, Culture and Heritage

Historical Sites and Monuments Historical Sites and Monuments(3)

Landmarks and Memorials Landmarks and Memorials(1)

Art, Craft Centres, Tradition Art, Craft Centres, Tradition(5)

Museums Museums(1)

Educational Places Educational Places

Educational Gardens, Farm Educational Gardens, Farm(1)

Places of Worship Places of Worship

Temple Temple(31)

Other religious and spiritural sites Other religious and spiritural sites(3)

Suburban Living Suburban Living

Village, Community Village, Community(4)

Local Market Local Market(1)

Nature and Wildlife Nature and Wildlife

National Parks and Marine Reserves National Parks and Marine Reserves(2)

Mountain (Doi) Mountain (Doi)(7)

Dam, Reservoir, Lake Dam, Reservoir, Lake(5)

Waterfalls Waterfalls(5)

Hot Springs Hot Springs(1)

Caves Caves(9)

Flower Field Flower Field(2)

River, Canal River, Canal(2)

Islands Islands(1)

Other natural attractions Other natural attractions(1)

Entertainment and Agricultural Entertainment and Agricultural

Farm, Parks, Gardens and Ecotourism Farm, Parks, Gardens and Ecotourism(2)

Shopping Shopping

Shopping and Night Market Shopping and Night Market(1)