Castles of Buri Ram create Sports Tourism mecca
Until recently, Buri Ram might have been one of the best kept travel secrets in Thailand. Known for years for having Thailand’s most significant Khmer ‘castle’, Prasat Hin Phanom Rung, Buri Ram today is positioned to become the country’s mecca for sports tourism.
Prasat Hin Phanom Rung
Now it boasts multiple attractions, and the ones grabbing all the headlines are sports related. First, in 2011, came the imposing ‘Thunder Castle’ (now known as the i-Mobile Stadium), a mega millions football stadium purpose-built for leading Thai premier league team Buri Ram United. This was followed three years later by the US $58.9 million
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