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Nakhon Pathom Province:

          Nakhon Pathom, a historical region of central Thailand, is situated on the banks of Chin River. It is a small bustling province located 56 kilometers from Bangkok. This city is often referred as the Oldest City of Thailand and features an ancient landmark called “Phra Pathom Chedi” that symbolizes the first arrival of Buddhism into Thailand.

          The most intriguing tourist destination in this region is the ancient Phra Pathom Chedi. This is the largest pagoda in Thailand. Other main attractions in the region are the National Museum of Phra Pathom Chedi, the famous Rose Garden, Phra Prathon Chedi, Buddhamonthon describing the Buddhism and its history and Wat Rai Khing. More...

Nakhon Pathom Demographic Data :

Capital: Nakhon Pathom city
Area: 2,168.3 km²
Ranked 65th
Inhabitants: 815,122 (2000)
Ranked 26th
Pop. density: 376 inh./km²
Ranked 8th
ISO 3166-2: TH-73
Governor: Chanin Buaprasoet
(since October 2007)


Nakhon Pathom Tourist Attractions:

  • Nakhon Pathom Palace
  • Neun Wat Phra Ngam
  • Phiman Pathom hall
  • Apirom Reudi hall
  • Vatchari Romya hall
  • Samakki Mukmat Hall
  • Phra Tamnak Tabkaeo
  • Ya Lei Monument
  • Phra Mayn Temple
  • Phra Padhone Chedi
  • Open Study Centre or College In The Palace


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