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Nakhon Nayok Province

About Nakhon Nayok,
Distance from Bangkok to Nakhon Nayok = 115 Kilometre (71.4 Miles)

Khun Dan Prakan Chon Dam

Nakhon Nayok is a destination that, one could argue, has been taken for granted by a significant number of tourists. Nakhon Nayok is only 106 kilometers away from Bangkok, and it is home to a plethora of sights that may be explored in a single day. As a consequence of this, the majority of visitors to Nakhon Nayok are individuals who are only staying for a single day or who are making a brief stopover en route to another location. 

Nakhon Nayok, on the other hand, is home to a wealth of reviving natural beauty, such as waterfalls and parks, well-known historical sites, a variety of gentle yet exciting activities, and a wide selection of mouthwatering fruits.

Attractions of Nakhon Nayok Province

Phra Phutthachai
Phra Phutthachai, also known as "Wat Phra Chai", was historically referred to as "Wat Khao Cha-ngok." In the year 1942, the army's map department constructed a marble quarry at the base of the hill, and at the same time, they renovated and repaired the Buddha pictures. The residents of this town hold Phra Phutthachai in the highest regard.

Khun Dan Prakan Chon Dam
The Khun Dan Prakan Chon Dam is located in Nakhon Nayok Province in Thailand. It is situated on the Nakhon Nayok River. It is the longest roller compacted concrete (RCC) dam in the world and the longest dam in Thailand overall. 

The dam is able to hold a total of 224 million cubic meters of water at any given time. The provision of water for cultivation is the major objective of the dam; additional benefits include the prevention of flooding and the generation of hydroelectric power.

Shrine of Chao Pho Khun Dan
The "Chao Pho Khun Dan" Shrine is a holy site for the Thai people. Khun Dan was a commander in Nakhon Nayok during the time of Ayutthaya and is mentioned in historical accounts. It was in the year 1587, under the reign of King Naresuan Maharat, when he accomplished the great accomplishment of driving out the Khmer rebels.

100 Year Royal Military Academy Museum
The 100 Year Royal Military Academy Museum presents the biographies of graduates who have performed public duties. Additionally, the museum depicts the history of conflicts, weapons that have been used in wars in the past, various uniforms of troops from all armies, and a wax sculpture of King Rama V.

Another Popular destination in Nakhon Nayok

  • Wat Yai Thakkhinaram
  • Sarika Waterfall
  • Wang Takrai Waterfall
  • Khun Dan Prakan Chon Dam
  • Ban Dong Lakhon Archeological Site
  • Ornamental Plants and Flora Center

Local Product Nakhon Nayok

  • Sugared Banana Chips
  • Sweet Plum Mango
  • Bamboo Products
  • Brooms 
  • Doormats made from scrap cloth

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