Hat Yai Off The Beaten Path

  • fruit stall at kim yong market...
    fruit stall at kim yong market...
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  • a flower stall at kim yong market..
    a flower stall at kim yong market..
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Most Viewed Off The Beaten Path in Hat Yai

  • 1. Wats, Mosques & Temples

    Wats (Thai buddhist temples) are oblivious buildings around Hat Yai in part due to the majority of Thais who embrace Buddhism. We visited several Wats between hat yai and Songkla (a neighbouring...

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  • 2. Snake Restaurant

    For reasons of taste (in both senses of the word) I did not put this tip in the restaurant section! I had seen this spectacle on TV a few times but had not witnessed the real thing. There is a place...

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  • 3. Philatelic Museum

    If you've already seen everything there is to see in Hat Yai and are really stuck for something to do you could visit the philatelic museum and look at lots of stamps. Alternatively you could find...

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  • 4. Wat Hat Yai Nai

    This is home to a large reclining Buddha, the 3rd largest in Thailand apparently, and a small mausoleum with a souvenir shop in the base. It is a little way out of town so you need to use a local...

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  • 5. Internet Access

    Around Hat Yai there are many Internet cafes. Some are hopeless, their PCs crash all the time and connection speeds are extremely slow. The best one I've found is at the Ocean Shopping Centre on the...

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  • 6. PSU Agricultural Fair

    I visited Prince of Songkla University for its annual Agricultural Fair in August 2007. PSU is located on Karnchanawanich Road (Highway 4) accross from Tesco...

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  • 7. Prince of Songkla University

    Prince of Songkla University is one of the most prominent universities in southern Thailand. It was founded in 1967 and named after Prince of Songkla (father of...

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  • 8. Walk, walk and walk

    Not much to see in Hat Yai and we had plenty of time walking the streets. There are a couple of shopping complexes which are normally bustling with tourists or...

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  • 9. Local Market - Kim Yong Market

    In any city/town/village that I have the opportunity to visit, a visit to the local market is always on my itinerary... By visiting the local market, you will...

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  • 10. Tone Nga Chang Waterfall

    One of our first stops in Thailand was this seven tier waterfall 25 km from HatYai... We made it to the third tier! We went on a Saturday and it was absolutely...

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  • 11. Visa Runs

    If your allowable time in Thailand is running short and you need another 30 days you can use one of these taxis for a visa run to Padang Besar in Malaysia.The...

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  • 12. Far from the madding crowds

    On the other side of the Sripoovanart Road from downtown Hat Yai it is like a diiferent world. There are no Malaysian tourists, no hotels and nothing else that...

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