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Phra Pathom Chedi

27 Tesa Rd, Tambon Phra Prathom Chedi, Amphoe Mueang Nakhon Pathom, Chang Wat Nakhon Pathom 73000, Thailand

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About Phra Pathom Chedi

One of the most important places for Buddhists in Thailand can be found in Nakhon Pathom, one of the oldest cities in Thailand. The Phra Pathom chedi, which means “Holy chedi of the beginning” is regarded the oldest Buddhist structure in Thailand. The very impressive chedi (stupa) with its orange roof visible from far away is with its 120 meters height the largest Buddhist chedi in the world.



Attractions near Phra Pathom Chedi

Sanam Chandra Palace1.51km from Phra Pathom Chedi

Sanam Chandra Palace is a palace complex built by Vajiravudh in Nakhon Pathom Province, Thailand, 56 km west of Bangkok. The palace complex is about a kilometer away from the Phra Pathommachedi. The complex consists of five buildings and a Ganesh shrine. it is now one of the great tourist attractions in Thailand.

Wat Prathon Chedi4.01km from Phra Pathom Chedi

Wat Phra Prathon Chedi is one of the big historic sites from Davaravati era around B.E.13, located in Wat Phra Prathon Chedi, 78, 52nd kilometers, Petch Kasem road, Tumbol Phra Prathon, Amphoe Mueng, Nakhon Pathom. A distance of 2 kilometers east from Phra Pathom Chedi is the royal temple. Presuming it was first built during Davaravati era, far from current location of Phra Prathom Chedi in North direction.

Rai Khing temple23.22km from Phra Pathom Chedi

Wat Rai Khing, a civilian monastery built-in 1791, is located in Tambon Rai Khing, only 32 kilometers from Bangkok. It was named after the district by Somdej Phra Phuttha Chan. When the construction was completed, the Buddha image was brought from Wat Sala Poon and enshrined here, later the locals named the image "Luang Pho Wat Rai Khing".

Samphran Elephant Ground And Zoo23.8km from Phra Pathom Chedi

Samphran Elephant Ground and Zoo offer exciting events such as The Elephant Theme Show and The Crocodile Wrestling Show. Samphran Elephant Ground and Zoo, there are many activities that you can relax or amuse yourself, such as taking photos with tigers, visiting the zoo and the crocodile farm, and seeing a magical show.

Damnoen Saduak Floating Market35.03km from Phra Pathom Chedi

Damnoen Saduak is the most popular floating market in Thailand, great for photo opportunities, food, and for giving you an insight into a bygone way of life. An early morning start is worth it to avoid the heat and catch Damnoen Saduak at its liveliest.

Nativity of Our Lady Cathedral38.97km from Phra Pathom Chedi

The Nativity of Our Lady Cathedra is a religious building of the Catholic Church which is located in Bang Nok Khwaek, in the district of Bang Khonthi, province of Samut Songkhram in the central part of the Asian country of Thailand. The cathedral follows the Roman or Latin rite and serves as the seat of the Diocese of Ratchaburi, which is a suffragan of the Archdiocese of Bangkok and was raised to its current status in 1965 by bull "Qui in fastigio" by Pope Paul VI.

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It is claimed as one of the oldest cities and the center of civilization in the ancient Dvaravati Kingdom. The province features an ancient religious structure called Phra Pathom Chedi, the first religious Landmark that signified the introduction of Buddhism into Thailand. The province itself is known for its many fruit orchards.