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.
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 Mueang. The main interests are
mural paintings depicting the story of "Phra Chao
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
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
temple is located on the east bank of the Chao Phraya River in
Amphoe Sam Khok. The Asian Openbills 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.
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 monk’s 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.
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.
Situated on Km.7 on Rangsit-Ongkharak Road, a 10 minute drive
from Don Mueang Airport, this is an extensive fun land
consisting of a European style plaza, miniature land of the
major world legends and exciting playing machines. It is open
daily from 10.00 a.m.-5.00 p.m. On holidays, it is open until
7.00 p.m. Call 0 2533 1152, 0 2533 1447, 0 2533 1449 for
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
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 -
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
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 mor information, please contact
: 66 2986 5020-4. Exhibitions are open everyday from 08.30 a.m.
- 04.30 p.m. and free of charge
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.