Khok Mai Den Ancient City is in Tambon Tha
Nam Oi. The city is quite expansive. Traces
of the old city wall remain and an artifact in the form
of a sculpture of the elephant Phaya Chatthan was
discovered here. It is over 1,000 years old.
The word “Khok Mai Den” refers to a kind of tree.
People in the old days called Ban Khok Mai Den “Muang
Bon.” The city was founded in the Thawarawadi
period around 11th-16th Buddhist centuries (457-957 AD).
The city is similar to Nakhon Pathom and is around 250
meters long and 600 meters wide. It is very much
alike the city wall of Nakhon Pathom, Muang Sema of
Nakhon Ratchasima and Muang Phaya Rae of Chon Buri.
Getting There : The city is 32 kilometers from the city on
the Nakhon Sawan-Bangkok route (Asian Highway), then
turn left into Khok Mai Den for 3 kilometers.