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Sanam Chandra Palace

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About Sanam Chandra Palace

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.



Attractions near Sanam Chandra Palace

Phra Pathom Chedi1.51km from Sanam Chandra Palace

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.

Wat Prathon Chedi5.51km from Sanam Chandra Palace

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 temple24.6km from Sanam Chandra Palace

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 Zoo25.12km from Sanam Chandra Palace

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 Market34.51km from Sanam Chandra Palace

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 Cathedral38.34km from Sanam Chandra Palace

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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Nakhon Pathom5 attractions

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.