to see & do sights & experiences
This is another park in Yala. It is in the municipal area, about 300 metres
from the Guardian Spirit House. This park of 207 rai was built when General
Prem Tinasulanon was Prime Minister and he presided over the opening ceremony
on July21, 1986. In the park, there are a sports field, a playground and
a man made lake.
Buddha Saiyas at Wat Khuhaphimuk
This temple is about 7 kms. from the township on the way to Yala-Hatyai.
It is located at Tambon Nah Tham, Muang Yala. People usually call this
temple "Wat Nah Tham"
San Chaophor Lak Muang (The
house of Yala's Landmark Pole-believed to be Yala's guardian spirit)
It is situated in the middle of circle in front of Yala City Hall. This
i the s place where Yala's landmark pole, is worshipped by the people.
King Bhumipol Adulyadej ordered it to be built in 1961 and the construction
was completed in 1962. The surrounding area is a beautiful park full
of trees for people to spend their leisure time.
White Elephant Field Park
This park is situated in the heart of Yala town. The area of 80 Rai
is decorated with plants and flowers. There are ponds with a roofed
platform in the middle and miniature animal statues. During school breaks,
there usually are a lot of activities for people to enjoy
AMPHOE BANNANG SATA
Ban Lang Dam
The dam is located in Bachor town, Bannang Sata district, 60 kms. from
Yala town on the road from Yala to Betong. It was built as a project
of the Pattani river hydroelectric plant.
The scenery aboved the dam is impressively beautiful so a viewpoint
has been built for people to come up and enjoy the panoramic scenery.
There is accommodation for tourists. This dam has become an important
attraction of Yala and the surrounding area.
Guelong Waterfall (Sukthalai Waterfall)
This waterfall is in the southern development self sustained community.
Bannang Sata district, about 40 kms. from the town. It is about 8 kms.
along the road branching left from the road which runs from Yala to
This is a beautiful natural cave. There are many beautiful stalactites
hanging from the roof. There are also other 3 nearby Look Om cave, Nam
Lod cave and Phra cave. They are all in Bannang Satr district, about
8 kms. from town.
Betong Hot Spring
There is a hot spring in Jaroh Patai village, Tanoh Maeroh town. 4 kms.
from Betong district, on the road branching right which runs for another
7 kms.The hot spring can hard boil an egg 7 minutes. It is also believed
that the mineral water can cure skin diseases.
It is situated far from Hot Spring about 2 kms. It is a small waterfall
originated from a mountain surrounded by a shady forest, suitable for
swimming and relaxing.
Phra Mahathat Chedi Phra BuddhaDhamma Prakat
is situated at Wat Putthathiwat on Rattanakit Rd. the structure of the
stupa is an adaptation of Sriwichai style. It is 39 meters wide, 39.9
meters high, the stupa is considered the biggest and most beautiful
in the south. It was built to mark Queen Sirikit's 60 th birthday.
It is situated at Ban Piyamit 1, Tambol Tanohmaeroh, Amphoe Betong,
6 kms. from the hot spring. This village was first settle by a group
of people that called Thailand Joint developers in 1976. Presently,
this tunnels is open for public to visit its exhibitions of life in
the jungle. Mushrooms and medical herbs from the forest are also on
sale for visitors.
The world's largest mail-box
It is situated at the Clock Tower Intersection. It was built in 1924.
The circumference of the base is 265 cm. and that of the box is 240
cm. The total height is 320 cm. At present, it is still used as an ordinary
It's located on the hill in the center of Betong and hence. It is a
beautiful scenic point in Betong Lined with trees, flowering plants,
bird garden, health garden, stadium, swimming pool and Sala (pavilion)
Piromtat, the park is an ideal place to excercise or simply relax.
The clock Tower
It is situated at the Intersection of the center of Betong town. It
is a beautiful construction made of marble as old as the town itself.
Bukehpiloh Waterfall (Tawanrassamee Waterfall)
It is between Budi and Bannang Sareng. At the top of the hill, there
is a waterfall said to be a rest area of the governor of Raman at the
time when southern Thai border area was divided into seven towns.
Tarnto Waterfall Natural Park
This is at Tham Talu town, Tarnto district. It is a natural park and
reserved forest with an area of 1,000 Rai, about 2 kms. along a dirt
road branching off the road from Yala to Betong at about the 47-48 km.
point. It was declared a natural park on October 1, 1960. The fall has
La Ong Rung Waterfall
40 kms. from Tarnto Waterfall National Park on Yala-Betong route and
turn right at the bridge about 1.5 kms. The fall falling straight down
over rock after reflect with the sunshine look like a beautiful rainbow.
The village is in Moo 3, Ban Rae, Tarnto district about 80 kms. on the
road from Yala to Betong. Deep in the mountains about 4 kms. from the
main road is the habitat of the "ngoh" or "Sakai".
There are altogether about 20-30 houses which are built of bamboo and
has tharched roof. The people earn their living by growing rice and
collecting forest products. At present, the village is being divided
better housing for about 23 families to live in the same area and to
plant 300 rai of good quality rubber tree and have requested that the
Queen Mother for the surname "Sritarnto". Their children are
now much better educated than before. They have border patrol police