Nakhon Ratchasima, known as “Korat” for short, is one of the big four cities of the province of Isan. If you fancy yourself as a history buff or if you love nature, then this city should be on your Thailand itinerary.
In the city, you’ll find numerous cultural sites and institutions. Temples like the Prasat Phanom Wan and Wat Phayap Temple can offer silent peaceful places for those looking to meditate. The Maha Virvavong National Museum chronicles the story of the metropolis as well as the local spiritual life.
It’s also the home of the Khao Yai National Park, a massive natural treasure where you can enjoy exhilarating hikes, discover hidden waterfalls, and marvel at flora and fauna.