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Nonthaburi - นนทบุรี
Nonthaburi is 20km from Bangkok, 99km from Ang Thong, 76km from Chachoengsao, 259km from Chanthaburi, 95km from Chonburi, 256km from Korat, 100km from Nakhon Nayok, 26km from Pathum Thani, 151km from Prachinburi, 192km from Rayong, 249km from Sa Kaeo, 42km from Samut Prakan, 101km from Saraburi, 89km from Suphan Buri and 328km from Trat.
Nonthaburi Province shares borders with Ayutthaya, Pathum Thani, Bangkok and Nakhon Pathom.
Nonthaburi has several museums worth a visit, these include The Horn Museum, The Kwan Aman pottery museum,Wat Poramaiyikawat Museum, Anthropology Museum and several others, you can learn more about these on our Nonthaburi Museums thread.
If you have any questions on Nonthaburi feel free to post them in our Bangkok & Nonthaburi Forum.
Nonthaburi Tourist Attractions
Plenty of bars and nightlife in Nonthaburi, also a lot cheaper than central Bangkok.
Ko Kret is a small island in the Chao Phraya river, plenty of temples and pottery souvenirs.
Koh Kret Day Trip
A Visit to Koh Kret
Nice park set on the banks of the Chao Phraya river, has a jogging track and exercise facilities. Also known as Kanchanaphisek Park.
Another visit to Wat Chalerm Park
Being on the outskirts of Bangkok, Bang Yai and Nonthaburi still have plenty of green areas and the canals can make a nice day out away from the hustle and bustle of downtown Bangkok.
A swimming race across the Chao Phraya river, put your money on the pig or the buffalo, the humans never win.
Pracha Naruemit wood craft centre comprises two narrow sois about 1 kilometre long each just off Pracharat Road in Bangsue district. Here you can find just about everything and anything made of wood. Over 200 shops owned by Chinese families who moved to this area from Wat saket, Banglampoo, Dumrongrak Road and other areas bringing their woodworking skills with them. It makes a pleasant stroll walking up the two one way sois , admiring all the carving and wathing the craftsmen at work.
Sai Noi Floating Market
Located on the bank of Khlong Phra Pimolrat at Sai Yai Temple, this market is known to be the hub of delicious food, traditional sweets and organic farm produce sold at a cheap price.
The market is also known for its moon cakes, “Babin” coconut cakes and “Pan Sib” pastry with a fish filling. Sai Noi is known also known for the “queen of leafy plants”, the caladium, which were first brought to Thailand during King Rama V’s reign.
Visitors can also take a boat at Bt20 per head to visit the Chalerm Phrakiat village, which specialises in caladium plants and sells them at friendly prices. The market is open on the weekends and public holidays from 6am to 4pm. Call the Sai Noi Tourist Centre at (02) 597 1178 or (02) 597 1322 for more information.
Nonthaburi has plenty of Thai Temples (Wats) if thats your thing, you can view videos of some of them here on our Nonthaburi Temples thread, or take a virtual tour round this Chinese temple called Wat Boromracha.
Nonthaburi Hotels & Guest Houses Richmond Hotel
69/783-787 Rattanathibeth Road, Bang-kra-sau,
The Thai House
32/4 Moo 8, Tambol Bangmaung, Amphoe Bangyai, Nonthaburi 11140 Thailand (22 kms. from Bangkok)
Phone : (66 2) 903-9611, 997-5161 Fax : (66 2) 903-9354
Room rates from 1,500baht per night.
TD Place Hotel
88 M.6 Watchalaw, Bangkruai, Nonthaburi 11130 Thailand
Tel. +66 2 886 3232-3 Fax. +66 2 886 3225-6
TD Place Hotel Video
River Homestay & Thai Cooking School
39/1 Soi Wat Madua, Moo1, Tumbon Bang Yai, Amphoe Bang Yai,
80/2 Moo 6 Chongthanom-Wattonchueng Rd., Tumbon Bang Yai, Amphoe Bang Yai,
Nontnatee Resort & Restaurant
9/69 Moo 5, Tumbon Bang Phai, Amphoe Mueang
The Rich Hotel
54/9 Moo 3 (Rama V Bridge), Tumbon Bang Phai, Amphoe Mueang,
P.S.P ( Grand River View )
140 Moo 7 Soi Phiboonsongkram 9 , Phiboonsongkram Rd., Suanyai , A.Mueang ,
Nonthaburi Palace Hotel
3/19 Moo 1 Nonthaburi 1 Rd., Suanyai , A.Mueang ,
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