Nonthaburi Travel Guide, Nonthaburi Travel Information, Nonthaburi Thailand

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Nonthaburi
Introduction
Wat Paramaiyikawat
Wat Paramaiyikawat
Nonthaburi is situated in a fertile basin on the bank on the Chao Phraya River. This abundant town is full of fruit and flower plantations as well as historical temples. The town is only 20 kilometers. from Bangkok and is conveniently accessible by road or river. Nonthaburi has been found in history as a part of the Ayutthaya Kingdom. It was once consolidated with Bangkok in 1943 and was re-established as a province in 1946. Nonthaburi occupies an area of 622 square kilometers and is administratively divided into six districts: Mueang Nonthaburi, Pak Kret, Bang Kruai, Bang Bua Thong and Sai Noi.
Borders
North : Ayutthaya and Pathum Thani South : Bangkok
East : Bangkok and Pathum Thani West : Nakhon Pathom
Distance
Distances to Other Provinces
Bangkok 20 km Nakhon Pathom 36 km
Pathum Thani 26 km Angthong 99 km

Distances from Mueang District to Other Districts
Pak Kret 10 km Bang Kruai 27 km
Bang Bua Thong 18 km Sai Noi 30 km
Bang Yai 18 km  
Festivals & Events
Nonthaburi Fruits Fair
When: Mid-April until early of June
Where: The old city hall
Nonthaburi Fruits Fair is held to celebrate the abundance of local fruits such as durian, mangosteen and mangoes. Besides, there are booths selling fruits, flowers plants and decorative plants produced in Nonthaburi such as durian, mangosteen, santol, Burmese grapes and mango etc.
Mon Tribe’s Songkran Festival
When: 13 April until early of May
Where: Koh Kret, Pak Kret District
This is Mon people’s important annual festival, there are great cerebration ceremony in all villages Mon people live. It normally starts from 13 April to the beginning of May of every year. There are procession parade and various plays in Mon style. Activities consist of procession of rice, water, syrup, releasing fish, Songkran - watering each other procession and ended with charity performance at the middle of village and annual dancing to respect spirit of each village.
Alms to Hundreds of Monks Tradition
Alms to Hundreds of Monks Tradition
Alms to Hundreds of Monks Tradition
When: 8th day of waning moon, 12th lunar month of every year
Where: Bangkok Noi Canal
Alms to Hundreds of Monks Tradition has been succeeded from generation to generation for very long time in Bang Kruai District organized along the waterway of Khlong Bangkok Noi in many monasteries, namely, Wat Thaicharoen, Wat Bang Krai Nok, Wat Utthayan and Wat Bang Krai Nai on the 8th day of waning moon, 12th lunar month of every year.
Mon Dancing Tradition
When: -
Where: Nonthaburi Province, Samut Prakan Province and Pathumthani Province
Mon Dancing Tradition is an old dramatic tradition of Mon people and it still remains to nowadays, the new generation of Mon people still succeed and relay on continuously, especially at Pak Kret District, Nonthaburi Province, Phra Pradaeng District, Samut Prakan Province and Pathumthani Province. There are many people who can perform Mon dancing and there are many bands of Mon musical instrument playing appurtenant with the dancing too.