Songkhla is the provincial capital of Songkhla Province in southern Thailand. Located about 30 kilometres from Hat Yai, it is a quiet seaside resort. The town in on a peninsula surrounded by beaches, the most famous being Samila.
Take a free city tour by tram. This leaves 6 times a day at 9:00,10:00 and 11:00am and 1:00, 2:00 and 3:00pm from the old city wall/museum. It takes about 45 minutes.
Songkhla has a hot and humid tropical climate. Daytime temperatures are mostly around 30 °C or a little higher, while nights are mostly around 24 °C. The average annual precipitation is about 2,000 mm with almost half of that falling from late October to December.
Big bus, vans and songthaews from Hat Yai. Can catch them from the clock tower. The Transport Company has many buses to/from Bangkok, while there are also connections to/from Chumphon, Nakhon Si Thammarat and Surat Thani.
Free tour of the city by tram. Leaves from the old wall/museum, 6x a day, on the hour.
Songkhla is small enough to walk around.
Thanon Si Suda has many bars. There are also several eating places, both Thai and Western, as well as a couple of coffee shops and bakers.
Night food-market on Friday and Saturday in the centre of town with many food stalls.
Thanon Si Suda has many bars.
See also International Telephone Calls
Thailand Post is the Thai postal service that deals with all local and international mail in Thailand. The business is operated from local post offices. Post offices are easy to recognise with their red white and blue motifs and the words 'Thailand Post' in English and Thai above the entrance. They are open from Monday to Saturday, usually 8:30am to 4:30pm (main ones until around 8:00pm), though keeping shorter hours on Saturdays (usually until 1:00pm). They are generally closed on Sundays and Public Holidays. Each post office offers a comprehensive service which includes an Express Mail Service (EMS) and parcel post. They also have a price calculator for letters, postcards and parcels, both domestically as well as internationally. They also have a track and trace system and money transfer services.
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