Songkhla & Hat Yai Travel Information
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Shrimp and fish crackers Shrimp and fish crackers are one of the local products of Songkhla. They are delicious and inexpensive. There are also nam budu, cashew nuts, and dried crystal shrimp that can be purchased from any stalls on Nakhon Nai Road in the city
Nang Talung (shadow puppet) Nang Talung (shadow puppet) is the south�s folk art that is shown to the general public in Nakhon Si Thammarat, Phatthalung, Trang, and Songkhla. A temporary platform is usually built for the performance. The puppets, cut from animal hide, are placed against the rear of a white screen in front of a bright light so the audience can see their shadows. The story is told by narrators. The puppets can be purchased from souvenir stores.
Ko Yo Hand-woven Fabric Ko Yo Hand-woven Fabric is another folk product of Songkhla, produced mainly from Ko Yo, Amphoe Mueang Songkhla. The sturdy hand-woven fabric has intricate designs such as Lai Rat Chawat, and Lai Luk Kaeo and can be purchased from stores on Nakhon Nai and Nang Ngam Roads.
Standard 1 Bus: 5 p.m., 6.45 p.m.
and 7.30 p.m.
The schedule may be changed. Please check a current schedule and further information from the Southern Bus Terminal at tel: 0 2435 1199-200. For Hat Yai, call the Transport Co., Ltd. (Bo Kho So) at tel: 0 7423 2789, 0 7423 2404
Hat Yai Bus Terminal, there are buses to other provinces in the south.
Pho Thong Transportation Co., Ltd. 0 7431 1126 provides buses from Songkhla
to Hat Yai. Ranot Transportation Co., Ltd. 0 7431 1523 operates buses
from Songkhla to Nakhon Si Thammarat.