The Silver and Silk Villages of Surin

Surin, the main town of Surin province has a long history. The area was once part of the Khmer empire and this has left its legacy in the area in the form of exquisitely crafted silverware which some skilled craftsmen still make to this day. Surin is also famous for its beautiful silk, the best examples of which are made in the village of Ban Tha Sawang . So tourists seeking to explore some of Thailand’s rich cultural heritage should make time to visit the province where silver, silk and a friendly Isan welcome awaits.
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