The name translates literally into 'city of happiness' or 'peaceful city'. Buriram town and surrounding province is an excellent start for those wanting to experience authentic life in Thailand, perfect for people who wish to immerse themselves in true, no frills Isan culture.
Buriram town itself has little to offer in the way of activities and attractions however the surrounding countryside has a plethora of ancient temples and ruins. If you are a football fan why not Buriram United Foolball Club Stadium to watch a game, they are one of the top teams in Thailand. Motorsport fans can also visit the Chang International Circuit about 35km outside Buriram town. In March the circuit hosts a round of the Superbike Word Championships and from 2018 will host a MotoGP round.
Not being known as a tourist attraction, accommodation is fairly limited however it is never full and there is no need for advance bookings. Best Western is probably the only name you will recognize but there are a handful of 3, 4 and 5 star hotels along with enough guest houses to easily meet demand.
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