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Introduction to Uthai Thani Travel Guide

Uthai Thani is a small province in Thailand’s lower northern region, surrounded by beautiful mountains, a diversified ethnic population, and fine culture. Nearby provinces include Nakhon Sawan, Chai Nat, Suphan Buri, Kanchanaburi, and Tak.

According to an old legend, during the prosperous Sukhothai period, Tao Maha Phrom came to create the city at Ban Uthai Kao, which is now Nong Chang District, and bring the Thai people to live alongside the Mon and Karen people. The territory was known as ‘Mueang U Thai.’ Later, the territory became a part of the Ayutthaya kingdom. Uthai Thani joined Monthon Nakhon Sawan in 1898, which eventually became an independent province in 1933.

A ride along the Sakae Krang River is the classiest way to uncover Uthai Thani’s genuine character. The boat ride transports guests back in time to when Thailand’s riverside culture was flourishing. The ease of life on the river, among clusters of rafts and floating homes, will surprise any visitor.

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How to get to Uthai Thani

Map of Uthai Thani Province

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Top Attractions in Uthai Thani

Wat Tha Sung (Wat Chantaram)

One of the most famous temples in Uthai Thani featuring the iconic golden castle.

Trok Rong Ya Walking Street

Trok Rong Ya Walking Street

A Saturday evening market featuring street food and cultural products.

Wat Sangkat Rattana Khiri

Wat Sangkat Rattana Khiri

A beautiful temple located at Khao Sakae Krang.

Side Trips

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The golden Buddha statue inside Wat Tha Sung (Wat Chantaram) – Uthai Thani Travel Guide

Summary of Uthai Thani Travel Guide

Uthai Thani is located in northern Thailand’s lower region. The province is mostly made up of forests and steep mountains. Most people only know Uthai Thani as a stopover on the way to the northern provinces. So many travelers ignore this little, tranquil area full kindhearted locals. Uthai Thani provides a nostalgic image of Thailand; tourists may experience locals’ various lifestyles, such as the life of raft residents on the Sakae Krang River, a river that supported the province’s creation and has been a lifeline for its people since ancient days. For visitors who still deciding where to go, feel free to visit these provinces:

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