Village, Ban Buthom 14 kilometers from the province on the
I Highway 226 (Satin - Sikhoraphum route) the village produces rattan
baskets of various types. Basketry shops line both sides of the road.
Sikhoraphum is located at Amphoe Sikhoraphum about 55 kilometers
from Surin. It is composed of five prang (pagoda, with the principal structure
measuring 32 meters high. Beautiful designs are engraved onto the columns.
It is believed that the site had been renovated once during the Ayutthaya
Villages, Ban Khwao Sinarin and Ban Chok located on Highway
2l/1 (Satin - Chom Phra Route) with a 4 kilometers right turn between
Km. l 4 - 15, the villages produce and put on sale assorted silver ornaments
such as belts, necklaces, bracelets, rings, earrings, and watches. A large
number of silverware shops line both sides of the road.
Hin Chom Phra small stone castle in Amphoe Chow Phra about
28 kilometers from Surin town, probably used to be an idol temple built
by the Khmer. Today a large Buddha image is enshrined in front of the
Village Many elephants can he found at Ban Ta Klang, Tambon
Krapho, Amphora Tha Tum. The villagers here earn their living by firming
and wea ving, they also keep elephants as pet. The elephants here are
treated like friends and haw been trained well by their mahouts. Every
third weekend of November there will he the famous Elephant Show in Surin
and many smart elephants participating in the show are from Ban Tha Kiang.
Hin Ban Phluang situated at Amphoe Prasat, is a little over
thirty kilometers from Surin proper. Although comparatively small in size,
it is nevertheless beautiful and recently renovated
Elephant Show is held in the third weekend of November. Internationally
famous, this annual event brings crowds of visitors to the provincial
capital of Surin, where over 100 trained elephants are assembled. Among
the spectacular features are wild elephant hunts, tugs of war, demonstrations
of log hauling skills, and a parade of elephants outfitted for medieval