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Nakhon Pathom
Central Thailand
Capital: Nakhon Pathom
Location: Central Thailand
Nakhon Prathom is one of the central provinces.

Neighboring provinces:
North: Suphan Buri, Ayutthaya
South: Samut Sakhon, Ratchaburi
West: Kanchanaburi
East: Nonthaburi, Bangkok

From Bangkok to Nakhon Pathom: 56 km
Photo: Nakhon Chai Si River
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How to get:

By Car
Unter Construction

By Bus
There are buses leaving regularly from the Southern Bus Terminal in Thonburi

Southern Bus Terminal, Borommarat Chonnani Road, Bangkok
Tel: 02 435 1199, 02 435 1200

By Rail
The State Railway of Thailand operates daily trains to Nakhon Pathom. For more information contact Bangkok's Hua Lamphong Railway Grand Station.

Hua Lamphong, Rama IV Road
Tel: 02 223 7010, 02 223 7020

Rose Garden
Amphoe Sam Phran
A garden on the river, along with an orchid farm, a model Thai village, Thai art and culture, and an elephant ride through the village.

Places in Rose Garden
black Erawan Restaurant
black Exhibition Hall
black Orchild Nersery
black Food center
black Trekking in the park
black Elephant theme show
black Fresh water crocodile
black The banyan garden
black Fish Park
black Paddle wheel
black Crocodile wrestling show
black Salt water crocodile
black Concert Hall
black Health Park
black Ghost castle
black Fresh water crocodile


Km 32, Pet Kasem Road,
Sampran Nakhorn Pathom
73110 Thailand
Tel: +66 34 322544

Attraction type: Garden, Zoo

Wat Rai Khing
Amphoe Sam Phran
An old temple on the bank of the Nakhon Chai Si River, renovated in the reign of King Mongkut, Rama IV, with a Buddha image in Ayutthaya brought down to preside in the prayer hall.

Attraction type: Wat

Tourist attractions
and places of interest in Nakhon Pathom

- Phra Pathom Chedi
The tallest Buddhist monument in Thailand. This impressive pagoda is 120 meter high and it has a 234 meter long circumference at the base.
Attraction type:
Architecture, Buddha, Chedi, Temple
- Sanam Chan Palace
Located in the town of Nakhon Pathom 2 km west of Phra Pathom Chedi. Palace include:

Phiman Pathom Hall
Apirom Reudi Hall
Vatchari Romya Hall
Samakki Mukmat Hall
Phra Tamnak Chali Monkol-asna
Phra Tamnak Mari Ratchrat Banlang
Phra Tamnak Tabkaeo
Phra Tamnak Tabkwan
Thevalai Kanaesuan or Phra Pikkanesh Shrine
Ya-Lei Monument

- Phra Padhone Chedi
- Wat Phra Mayn
- Ancient City of Kamphaeng Saen
- Thai Farmers' Lifestyle Museum
- Misiem Yip Intsoi Arts Garden
- Open Study Centre or College in the Palace
- Buddhamonthon
- Thai Soang village
- Fish Sanctuary


Thai Human Imagery Museum
Amphoe Sam Phran
There are wax figures of personalities and historical events, including scenes from Thai literature and scenes of customs and traditions.

Thai Human Imagery Museum 43/2 Moo 1, Boromratchanchonni Rd.,
(Pinklao-Nakhonchaisri Rd.), Km.31, Kunkaew, Nakhonchaisri,
Nakhonpathom, 73120 Thailand

Attraction type: Museum

Don Wai Floating Market
Amphoe Sam Phran
In operation everyday from 6 am to 18 pm., Don Wai Floating Market is famous for delectable food such as ducking and fish-based dishes cooked in traditional styles, as well as sweetmeats. Several food shops and eateries are on rafts.

Attraction type: Market
Samphran Elephant
Ground and Zoo

Amphoe Sam Phran
Only 1 kilometer before the Rose Garden. In Samphran Elephant Ground and Zoo one can find a small zoo, a orchid farm and large crocodile ponds with thousands of both fresh water and salt water crocodiles.

Address: Nakhon Pathom
(66)-2-284 1873
08.30 - 17.30

Attraction type: Zoo, Orchid farm

Nakhon Chai Si River
Amphoe Sam Phran
Attraction type: River


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