Nakhon Pathom is a very old city and home to the world’s largest Buddhist monument. Visit the largest pagodas in the world, Thai Human Imagery Museum, Palace and enjoy the unique and unforgettable experience of the world-renowned Thai Village Cultural Show at Sampran Riverside (formerly Rose Garden)
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Meet your English-speaking guide in the hotel’s lobby. Transfer to Nakhon Pathom city, about 56 kilometres from Bangkok. Visit :
Buddhamonthon This is an important religious site built by the government and the people to commemorate the 2500th year of the existence of the Buddha. Accessible by Puttha-Monthon lV Road, it occupies a large area with beautiful landscape and contains many interesting structures. A huge standing Buddha image cast in bronze gold measuring 15.8 metres marks the centre of the area. It is surrounded by Four commemorative sites concerning Lord Buddha’s birth, enlightenment, the first preaching sermon, and Nirvana. Other interesting places include a Buddhist museum, a hall keeping marble Pali canon and meditation halls.
Thai Human Imagery Museum The museum houses life-like sculptures created by a group of Thai artists. These breathtaking human figures with various characteristics and the replicas of important people are displayed in many sections such as the Great Buddhist Monks, Former Kings of Chakri Dynasty, and One Side of Thai Life.
Phra Pathom Chedi On coming toward the city, the first glimpse of the towering Phra Pathom Chedi is overpowering. lt is one of the largest pagodas in the world and in Thailand, by far the most holy of all Buddhist structures. The original pagoda was constructed more than 2,000 years ago in the stupa design of an upside down bowl shape.
Sanam Chandra Palace This palace, located 2 kms. west of Phra Pathom Chedi, was constructed by the command of King Rama VI in the year 1907 when he was the Crown Prince. The compound occupies an area of 355 acres and houses a group of throne halls and pavilions with an elegant and unusual mixture of classical French, English Tudor and traditional Thai architecture. Most buildings are now used as government offices. The two buildings opened as attractions are Phra Tamnak Chali Mongkhon At, a Western style building with a statue of Ya-Le - the king’s pet dog and Phra Tamnak Mari Ratchabanlang where King Rama VI’s personal utensils, royal photographs, and writings are exhibited. Nearby a Thai-style house called Tamnak Thap Khwan once served as King Rama VI’s temporary residence.
Visit Sampran Riverside (formerly Rose Garden) - Thai Village & Cultural Show The Thai Village provides a natural and perfect backdrop for the Thai Village Cultural Show. Visitors and guests are presented with a rare opportunity to witness and experience Thai ways in a natural setting. For nature lovers, you are free at leisure to enjoy a leisurely stroll through the Botanical Gardens admiring the impressive diversity of native tropical flora and fauna.
Enjoy the unique and unforgettable experience of the world-renowned Thai Village Cultural Show, featuring an impressive cast of 150 performers, portrays captivating scenes of everyday life in rural Thailand and ’Thai ways’ and offers a vivid introduction to: Thai living, the ’cycle of life’, time-honoured customs and traditions in an agricultural community in Thailand; the Thai passion for festive fun or ’sanuk’ and Thai ’joie de vivre’ - the celebration of a good life and good times, as expressed in the folk songs and dance of the four regions of Thailand.
Depart from Sampran Riverside (formerly Rose Garden) to Bangkok.
Inclusions: Air-conditioned vehicles with experienced driver English speaking licensed guide All admission fees as mentioned in the program Lunch at Sampran Riverside (formerly Rose Garden) VAT 7% and all Government taxes (no service charge)
Exclusions: Items of a personal nature Tips or Gratuities to guide and driver
Child Policy: For children under 3 years old will be Free of charge. For children 4-12 years old we charge 70% of the price that calculate from a total number of adult pax. For children over 13 years old we charge normal price.