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Nonthaburi
About Nonthaburi

Nonthaburi is a province in the Bangkok Metropolitan Region. Some areas of the province have been as well-urbanized as the capital city Bangkok. It is densely populated with condomimiums, office buildings and housing estates.  Interestingly, travellers can still find many agricultural areas in Nonthaburi and some communities still enjoy the simplicity of the local way of livings. The province possesses many tourist attractions.

Nonthaburi is divided into 6 districts; Mueang Nonthaburi, Pak Kret, Bang Kruai, Bang Yai, Bang Bua Thong, and Sai Noi

Thanks to its proximity to Bangkok and conveniently accessible by road and river transportation, Nonthaburi is a province rich of interesting tourist attractions that should not be overlooked.

How to go

Although best reached by boat, Nonthaburi is also served by air-conditioned buses, minivans, and regular buses from Bangkok’s Mo Chit Station. From Mo Chit BTS station the trip takes 30 to 50 minutes.

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Wat Amphawan

Wat Amphawan from the late Ayutthaya period was formerly called Wat Bang Muang. The most striking feature is a wooden scripture hall in the middle of a pond. This most complete example of Thai architecture has 2 rooms.

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Wat  Poramaiyikawat  Museum

The museum displays various interesting items such as votive tablets, crystal ware , porcelains including " hem " , a master piece of art made by Colonel Chatwat Ngamniyom.

Wat  Poramaiyikawat  Museum
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