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:: General Information



Pathum Thani is a neighbouring province of Bangkok. It is situated on the Chao Phraya basin with plenty of canals and orange plantations. Its original name is Mueang Sam Khok, which was founded during the Ayutthaya era. It was the settlement for the Mon people migrating from Mohtama (in Myanmar) over 350 years ago. In the year 1815 when King Rama II made a royal visit to this area, the inhabitants offered him plenty of lotus flowers which is the origin of the present name.

The Pathum Thani Town is only 46 kms. from Bangkok. It occupies an area of 1,525 square kilometres and is administratively divided into 7 districts (Amphoes): Muang Pathum Thani, Lat Lum Kaeo, Sam Khok, Thanyaburi, Nong Suea, Khlong Luang, and Lam Luk Ka.

 

:: Local Products
 Rangsit boat noodle

Rangsit boat noodle is a highly-recommended food. Delicious boat noodle is served by a number of food shops linging the khlongs in Rangsit district.


 Spicy Kung Ten

Spicy Kung Ten is a famous dish of Pathum Thani. Most restaurants offering this dish are located next to rivers or khlongs but the popular ones are in Mueang district.


 Tangarin

Tangarin a famous produce of Pathum Thani, where is a tangerine farming centre in Thailand.

Attractions

:: Amphoe Khlong Luang
 National Science Museum

The National Science Museum Located on Klong (canal) 5, Klong Luang in Pathum Thani, the Science Museum is part of the Technopolis complex. When completed, this park will be comprised of not only the Science Museum, but also the Natural History Museum, the Ecology and Environment Museum and the Aviation and Telecommunications Museum. The Science Museum is open from 9.30 a.m. - 5.00 p.m., Tuesday - Sunday. For admission is 60 baht for adults and foreigners, student of university should be show ahead student card and children is free. Further more information : 66 2577 9999 or www.nsm.or.th or www.nsm.or.th/english/index_eng.html

The Science Museum is divided into 6 floors : Level 1 - Reception and introductory area, Level 2 - History of science and technology, Level 3 - Basic science and energy, Level 4 - Sciene and technology in Thailand, Level 5 - Science and Technology in our everyday lives and Level 6 - Traditional Technologies




 The Supreme Artist Hall

The Supreme Artist Hall is located at Khlong (Canal) 5 in Khlong Luang district. It is evident to the Thai People that His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej has taken an active interest in all kinds of Art. His Majesty's accomplishments in the Arts are witnessed and recognised worldwide.

The three-story building is divided into seven rooms : one for Administration, one for temporary exhibition, five for permanent exhibition (two for the Supreme Artist, and three for 151 National Artists / since 1985-2003). The exhibition halls are equipped with modern mixed media; such as video, multimedia computer, video CD, CD, Duratane picture, Diorama, Karaoke, photo sticker box, slide multi-vision etc.

For further information, please contact : 66 2986 5020-4. Exhibitions are open everyday from 08.30 a.m. - 04.30 p.m. and free of charge 

 
 
:: Amphoe Mueang
 City Pillar Shrine


This is located in the compound of the City Hall. It was constructed in 1977 as a four-gabled pavilion housing the city pillar and statues of the gods Narai and Vishnu. On one side is enshrined a Buddha image of the Sukhothai style in the attitude of Subduing Evil.


 Wat Chinwararam

This temple, originally called Wat Makham Tai, is located on the west bank of the Chao Phraya River slightly opposite the mouth of Khlong Rangsit Prayunsak in the vicinity of Amphoe Muang. The main interests are mural paintings depicting the story of "Phra Chao Sip Chat" or Lord Buddha's ten lives with poetic descriptions. 


 Wat Hong Pathummawat


This temple is located on the west bank of the Chao Phraya River in the town. It was constructed by the Mon immigrants in 1764 during the reign of King Taksin. The chedi and vihara are replicas of the ones at Hongsawadi City. The fish sanctuary in front of the temple attracts many tourists during holidays.

 
 
:: Amphoe Rangsit
 Talat Thai

Talat Thai is Thailand's largest, international standard wholesale and retail market for food products and all agricultural produces including fruits, vegetables, cut flowers and pot plants. It is located on 200 acres of land in Tambon Rangsit, Amphoe Thanyaburi on Bangkok's outskirts and can be accessible by Phahonyothin Road.

 
 
:: Amphoe Sam Khok
 Wat Chedi Thong

This temple is located on the west bank of the Chao Phraya River in the vicinity of Amphoe Sam Khok, 8 kms. from Pathum Thani Town. There is a Mon style pagoda approximately 160 years old and a white jade Buddha image enshrined in the ubosot.


 Wat Phai Lom
This temple is located on the east bank of the Chao Phraya River in Amphoe Sam Khok. The Asian Open-bills migrate from India to lay their eggs here from November to May. Other kinds of migratory birds include the Black-capped Kingfishers, the Spot-billed Pelicans and the Black-headed Ibis. 


 Wat Sing

This first Mon style temple of Pathum Thani is located on the west bank of the Chao Phraya River, 3 kms. from the township area. It houses Luang Pho To, an Ayutthaya style gold covered Buddha image in a rare mara posture and Luang Pho Phet, a reclining Buddha image. The monks' former quarters has been turned into a museum for Mon antiques along with a teak reproduction of a Lord Buddha footprint and a bedstead utilized by King Rama II during his visit to Sam Khok. The villagers living around the temple produce old style Mon bricks, famous products of Pathum Thani.

 
 
:: Amphoe Thanyaburi
 Dream World

Situated at km.7 of Rangsit-Ongkharak Road, this large amusement park houses a European style plaza, miniature land of major world legends, and offer exciting rides, shows and games. 

Open : Weekdays from 10 a.m.- 5 p.m.

           Holidays from 10 a.m.- 7 p.m 

Admission : 450 baht

Tel : 0 2533 1152  www.dreamworld-th.com




 Muai Thai Institute

This institute has been established by the World Muay Thai Council in order to promote this folk arts of self defense at national and international levels. It offers three types of Muay Thai (Thai Boxing) courses for both Thais as well as foreigners. Besides the fundamental programmes which provide skills, experience, and knowledge of the Muay Thai culture, one can apply for special programmes to become Muay Thai instructors or referees. Contact the Muay Thai Institute at 336/932 Prachathipat, Thanyaburi, Pathum Thani 12130, Tel: 0 2992 0096-9.

To Stay

:: Amphoe Mueang
 Bangkok Golf Spa Resort 99/3 Mu 2 Tiwanon Road, Amphoe Mueang, Pathum Thani

Tel :: 0 2963 9777-8 Fax: 0 2963 9711
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 Pathum Thani Place 123 Mu 1 Tiwanon Road, Amphoe Mueang, Pathum Thani

Tel :: 0 2963 8299 Fax: 0 2963 9259
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:: How To Get There

There are many routes to Pathum Thani:

a) Bangkok-Bang Khen-Pathum Thani

b) Bangkok-Nonthaburi-Pak Kret-Pathum Thani

c) Bangkok-Bang Yai-Bang Bua Thong-Lat Lum Kaeo-Pathum Thani


By Bus

Pathum Thani can be reached by the following buses:

Bus No. 33 (Sanam Luang-Pathum Thani)

Bus No. 90 (Chatuchak-Tiwanon Road) connecting a Rangsit-Pathum Thani bus

Buses No. 29, 34, 39, 59, 95, 503 to Rangsit, then connecting a Rangsit-Pathum Thai bus

Bus No. 104 (Victory Monument-Pak Kret), then connecting Bus No. 33 or Bus No. 90

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