23.01.2005 - 25.01.2005
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Phitsanulok city is located in the northern part of Thailand but still quite far from Chiang Mai. It is the capital of Phitsanulok provice. It was a part of Thailand which is famous due to the best management for the solid waste treatment. Actually, I came there because of that. Although it is a capital of the province, Phitsanulok is very silent but the people are very nice. There is Nan river which separates the city into two parts. This river, mostly in the night, becomes rather crowded as many tourisms or people get together for having dinner or just to visit to view the night of the river. When I visited there, I still found some people who stayed and lived on the bout.
The main view of this city is Wat Phra Sri Rattana Mahathat, known locally simply as Wat Yai (the big temple). This is old (built on 1357) and very big temple, beautiful budha temple. There are also some other temples, spread around the city, and some museums which some belong to private, such us bird museum collection, Buddha statue museum, historical museum of daily life.