pathum thani attractions
City Pillar Shrine
Location : Amphoe Muang
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. Location : Amphoe Sam Khok
Wat Sing 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. Location : Amphoe Muang
This is located on the west bank of the Chao Phraya River in the town. It was constructed by 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 during holidays. Location : Amphoe Sam Khok
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. Location : Amphoe Muang
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 Muang. The main interests are mural paintings depicting the story of "Phra Chao Sip Chat" or Lord Buddha's ten lives with poetic descriptions. Location : Amphoe Lam Luk Ka
Wat Phuet Udom is in Tambon Lam Sai 31 kilometres from the National Memorial along Highway No. 3312. There is a minibus provided from Min Buri, Nong Chok, and Saphan Mai to the temple all day. This temple is located on the bank of Khlong Hok Wa and contains many sculptures presenting the belief in sins and goodness in Buddhism. Inside the ubosot resides a replica of the Luangpho Sothon Buddha image with small stairs up to the artificial 6 realms of heaven and down to hell under the ubosot. Location : Amphoe Lat Lum Kaeo
This temple in the vicinity of Amphoe Lat Lum Kaeo houses a Buddha image in the attitude of starving, which was cast in the reign of King Rama V. Another important attraction is the pavilion where King Rama VI presided over a ploughing ceremony, called "Sala Daeng" having a teak tile roofing which is regarded as exquisite. Location : Amphoe Lat Lum Kaeo
Wat Chedi Hoi is located at Mu 4, Tambon Bo Ngoen. To get there: Take Highway No. 341 (Pathum Thani – Lat Lum Kaeo) to kilometre marker Nos. 21-22 and turn to the temple for approximately 10 kilometres. In the compound of the temple, a large number of gigantic fossilised oyster shells, aged millions of years were discovered. Luangpho Thongklueng, therefore, took the shells to build a chedi at the entrance of and in the temple. Furthermore, there is a museum collecting Buddha images, art objects, antiques, and many old utensils such as Sam Khok water jars, pottery, engraved wood, calculators, etc. Within the compound of the temple is a herbal garden, as well as, turtle and fish ponds for tourists to relax and feed the animals. Location : Amphoe Khlong Luang
This monastery, better known as the Meditation Practice Center, is located in Tambon Khlong Sam, Amphoe Khlong Luang, 5 kms. from Phahonyothin Road. The temple occupies a pleasant and extensive area with a jungle atmosphere suitable for practicing meditation. Location : Amphoe Sam Khok
This 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. Location : Amphoe Lat Lum Kaeo
This small monastery is located at Tambon Bo Ngoen, Amphoe Lat Lum Kaeo, 18 kms. from the town. A tremendous number of giant oyster shells, 8 million years of age, were unearthed and piled up into a form of a chedi. Each shell weighs at least 1 kilogram. Chokchai Museum
Location : Amphoe Lat Lum Kaeo
Chokchai Museum is a treasure house of mementoes belonging to the man who has kept the legendary Farm Chokchai alive for over half a century. His success is the result of hard work and a youthful enthusiasm, which is evident when he say: “ I’ve dreamt of being a cowboy since I was a young boy. “ On display are spectacular collections that hold over 60 years’ worth of memories.

National Science Museum
Location : Amphoe Khlong Luang
Science Museum The Science Museum is considered as a display venue for exhibitions and scientific activities to communicate with and provide knowledge to visitors to better understand science and technology, as well as, to apply them in daily life for the sustainable development of the country. Located in Tambon Khlong Hok, within the compound of the Technopolis Complex, 4 kilometres from the intersection of the Rangsit - Nakhon Nayok Road, the museum is accessible by taking air-conditioned bus No. 1155, Rangsit – Future Park – Science Museum Line. It is distinctive due to its design into a dice shape.

It is open on Tuesday – Friday from 9.30 a.m. to 4.00 p.m. and from 9.30 a.m. – 5.00 p.m. on Saturday – Sunday and public holidays. It is closed on Monday.

Lotus Museum
The museum is situated in Rajamangala University of Technology Thanyaburi. Founded in 2000 as a project of Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn to collect lotus species both Thai, foreign and hybrid, this museum is a research and learning centre. The area is filled with hundreds of various kinds of lotus planted both in pots and in ponds, including "Mangkala Ubol" which received the award of Best New Hardy Waterlily 2004 in the 19th World Lotus Competition in the U.S.A.

The museum is open everyday, 8:30 - 16:30 with free admission.

The Southeast Asian Ceramics Museum (SEACM), Bangkok University, Rangsit Campu
Location: Amphoe Khlong Luang
The Southeast Asian Ceramics Museum (SEACM) was established in 2002 to commemorate the 40th anniversary of Bangkok University. The museum, which houses more than 2,000 ancient and valuable ceramics donated by Mr. Surat Osathanugrah, the founder of Bangkok University, aims to instill an appreciation for ceramics in students, art lovers and art enthusiasts alike. It will also be a center for research and training on all aspects of historical ceramics.

Hours: Tuesday-Saturday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Closed on Sunday and Monday

Rare Stone Museum
Located on 29/2 Mu 1, Rangsit-Patumthani Road, the museum features a fascinating display of over ten thousand rare stones from Thailand and all over the world. Exhibits include precious stones, fossils, crystals, stalactites and more. Collections of ashtrays and cigarette labels are also on display. Open: Daily from 8.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m.
The Golden Jubilee Museum of Agriculture
Location : Amphoe Khlong Luang
The Golden Jubilee Museum of Agriculture is situated in Tambon Khlong Nueng (Km. 46-48 Phahonyothin Road), opposite the Nava Nakorn Industrial Promotion Zone. The museum comprises a group of 9 buildings connecting to one another. It displays the story on agriculture through modern technology and models, covering every aspect of the agricultural process such as land development, forestry, fishery, animal husbandry, and ecological system, while outside are the greenhouses, demonstrating rice fields, and a presentation of the farmers’ lifestyles in every region of Thailand. Moreover, it is a training centre, an academic seminar venue on agriculture, and a source for education on the royal projects. It is open on Tuesday – Sunday and public holidays and closed on Monday from 9.30 a.m. – 3.30 p.m. Talad Thai
Location : Amphoe Thanyaburi
This is Thailand's largest, international standard wholesale and retail market for food products and all agricultural produces including fruits. It is located on 200 acres of land in Tambon Rangsit, Amphoe Thanyaburi on Bangkok's outskirts and can be accessible by Phahonyothin Road.
Khlong Sam Floating Mark
Location : Amphoe Khlong Luang
With a length of more than 20 kilometres along this canal, we will witness more than 100 small boats, containing every kind of products for sale offered to visitors such as agricultural produce, handicrafts, and local products of Pathum Thani, various kinds of foods and desserts, or souvenirs. Dream World Amusement Park
Location: Amphoe Thanyaburi
Dream World is an amusement park and a relaxing venue where various kinds of entertainment are put together in an area of more than 160 rai. It comprises 4 lands, designed to be different places of happiness and fun; namely, Dream World Plaza, a land full of beautiful and elegant architecture on both sides, Dream Garden, a nice garden in a relaxing atmosphere around a giant lake and where there is a cable car to see the panoramic view from the sky, Fantasy Land, a fairyland comprising a castle of the Sleeping Beauty, Bread House and Giant’s House, Adventure Land, an adventurous and challenging area, comprising Space Train, Viking Ship, Snow Town, etc.

It is open on Monday – Friday from 10 a.m. to 5.00 p.m., and Saturday – Sunday, including public holidays from 10.00 a.m. – 7.00 p.m.,

Muai Thai Institute
Location : Amphoe Thanyaburi
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 programs which provide skills, experience, and knowledge of the Muay Thai culture, one can apply for special programs to become Muay Thai instructors or referees. Contact the Muay Thai Institute at 336/932 Prachathipat, Thanyaburi, Pathum Thani 12130, Tel: 992-0096-9. The National Archives in Commemoration of H.M. the King’s Golden Jubilee
Location : Amphoe Khlong Luang
The museum was constructed on the occasion of the 50th Anniversary of His Majesty’s Accession to the Throne in 1996 by the Fine Arts Department in honour of His Majesty the King with a budget of 720.4 million Baht. H.M. the King granted its name as “the National Archives in Commemoration of H.M. the King’s Golden Jubilee.”

The Fine Arts Department wants these 4 buildings of the National Archives to be the most perfect place to collect the documents important to the nation on his royal biography, activities of H.M. the King and the royal family, to be a centre of study and research for government authorities, private organisations, students and the general public to facilitate in the collection, display, searching process, and preservation of the documents relating to H.M. the King’s biography and activities such as His royal pieces of writings, instructions, speeches, compositions, paintings, photos, records of his voice, including the document of the operation in his royal projects due to his royal initiatives and other projects in honour of H.M. the King. Therefore, this National Archives is a learning place for the younger generation and youth to realise and appreciate the King’s talent in ruling the country and the loyalty of the Thais towards every king of Thailand.

It is open on Monday – Friday from 9.00 a.m. – 4.30 p.m.

The Supreme Artist Hall
Location : Amphoe Khlong Luang
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 worldwide.

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.
Open Tuesday-Sunday from 09.30 a.m. 4.00 p.m.

The National Memorial
Location: Amphoe Lan Luk Ka
he National Memorial is located in Tambon Khu Khot in the connecting area of Vibhavadi Rangsit and Phahonyothin Roads. It is accessible by taking the bus Nos. 29, 34, 39, 59, 95, and air-conditioned bus Nos. 503, 504, 510, 513, 524, 529 and 539. It covers an area of 38 rai and is under the supervision of the Armed Forces Education Department, Supreme Command Headquarters. It is a memorial extolling the heroic deeds of Thai ancestors who used their intellect, ability, flesh and blood, as well as, their life to protect this Motherland. It is also a museum providing knowledge on Thai history and major Thai battles, including the Thai armies’ mission abroad such as the Vietnam War, Korean War, presented through dioramas of the happening and photos. There are rooms displaying the evolution of uniforms and ranking insignias of the militants in every period and soil from major battlefields. In front of the building resides King Rama V’s beautifully engraved marble statue of a half larger than life size. Another very interesting part of this memorial is the building exhibiting the magnificent visual arts on the 90-metre arch wall telling the story from the Sukhothai period to the Rattanakosin period, together with a narrative explanation. Outside the building lies gigantic decommissioned military weapons. It is open on Monday to Friday from 9.00 – 12.00 a.m. and 1.00 – 3.00 p.m. without any entrance fee.
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