Pathum Thani Attractions, Attractions in Pathum Thani, what to do in Pathum Thani, Pathum Thani Sightseeing

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Pathum Thani Attractions
Religious Sites
City Pillar Shrine
Location : Mueang District
City Pillar Shrine
City Pillar Shrine
The City Pillar Shrine is made of the wood of the golden shower tree, or Chaiyaphruek in 1977. The shrine located in the City Hall compound and this shrine is four-gabled pavilion which house the statues of the gods Naraya and Vishnu. A spire top, or Prang, shelters the majestic city pillar. In addition, inside is the statue of a four-handed Naraya, and a bronze-cast Vishnu statue. In the rear of the Mondop (a sacred square structure with a spire), reside Phra Yot Thong votive tablets of a temple named Wat Kai Tia as well as many sacred charms and amulets from Pathum Thani.
Opening Hours : Daily from 08.00 am. - 06.00 pm.
Wat Chinwararam
Location : Mueang District
Wat Chinwararam or known as Wat Makham Tai. This temple will has mural paintings telling the story of the Lord Buddha's previous lives which it is the main interest of Wat Chinwararam. They are called "Phra Chao Sip Chat" (ten lives of the Lord) and have poetic descriptions. The temple’s buildings are also of rich ancient architectural style.

Wat Chinwararam
Wat Chinwararam
How to get there : Wat Chinwararam located on the west bank of the Chao Phraya River opposite the mouth of Khlong Rangsit Prayunsak. It located just 2 kilometers from the intersection of Bangkok - Pathum Thani Road.
Wat Hong Pathummawat
Location : Mueang District
Wat Hong Pathummawat was constructed in Thon Buri period by the Mon ethnic group from Burma which this temple located on the west bank of the majestic Chao Phraya River. Wat Hong Pathummawat is Mon-style temple which notice from the signature structure of temple, a column topped by the sculpture of a swan (“Hongsa” or “Hamsa”), symbolizing Pegu or Hongsawadi, the Mon capital city. Inside are replicas of an important Buddha image, Phra Phuttha Chinnarat and a Mon-style Chedi (or stupa), whose original is located in Hongsawadi. Inside the shrine hall, murals depict the Lord Buddha’s life and history.

Wat Mon has been nationally recognized for efforts to preserve indigenous fish in a project located in front of the temple. Those who come to pay respect to the Buddha images at the temple often feed the many species of fish living in the nearby Chao Phraya river, ranging from striped catfish to black-ear catfish.
Opening Hours : Daily from 08.00 am. - 05.00 pm.
Wat Chankapho
Location : Sam Khok District
Wat Chankapho
Wat Chankapho
Wat Chankapho at first it was called Wat Kwo, named after an auspicious tree similar to the golden shower tree. Wat Chankapho was constructed by the Mon ethnic minority group during King Rama II era. Inside the temple is a cultural hall holding a collection of Mon objets d’art. The temple is an important ceremonial venue of Pathum Thani locals for events such as Ok Hoi Pachu, Takhap Flag competition, and alms-giving ceremonies.

How to get there : Wat Chankapho is located on the west bank of the Chao Phraya River and about 6 kilometers from City Hall in Bang Toei Sub-district.
Opening Hours : Daily from 08.00 am. - 05.00 pm.
Wat Chedi Thong
Location : Sam Khok District
Wat Chedi Thong is located on the west bank of the Chao Phraya River, inside the temple has a Mon-style Chedi or stupa which was constructed during the early Rattanakosin era. The temple’s architecture imitates the Burmese “Chittakong” stupa. In addition, a respected white jade Buddha image is enshrined at the temple.

How to get there : Wat Chedi Thong is located 8 kilometers from Pathum Thani Town. Visitors can take the Pathum Thani - Sam Khok route for approximately 8 kilometers and turn right for 500 meters before reaching the temple.
Opening Hours : Daily from 08.00 am. - 04.30 pm.
Wat Phailom
Location : Sam Khok District
Wat Phailom is the temple that has Mon-style Chedi, or stupa, constructed during the early Rattanakosin era. The temple’s architecture imitates the Burmese “Chittakong” stupa. In addition, a respected white jade Buddha image is enshrined at the temple.

Wat Phailom is well known for the annual migration of open-billed storks from Siberia. They reside in and around the monastery from November, their mating period, until their babies are grown big enough to fly, usually in June.

How to get there : Wat Phailom located on the east bank of the Chao Phraya River in Sam Khok District. Drive to the Pathum Thani - Sam Khok route for approximately 8 kilometers and turn right for 500 meters before reaching the temple.
Opening Hours : Daily from 08.00 am. - 04.30 pm.
Wat Sing
Location : Sam Khok District
Wat Sing
Wat Sing
Wat Sing is the first Mon style temple of Pathum Thani, constructed by Mon ethnic minority migrants from Burma. Wat Sing houses an Ayutthaya-style gilded Buddha image, Luang Pho To, depicted in a rare Mara posture, as well as the statue of Luang Pho Phet, a reclining Buddha image. Within the compound is also a museum for Mon antiques, once the residence of the temple’s monks. A teak reproduction of the footprint of the Lord Buddha as well as a bedstead utilized by King Rama II during his visit to Sam Khok are on display. Visitors can also witness a local craft - the area is known for the production of old-style Mon bricks, signature Pathum Thani products.

How to get there : Wat Sing located on the west bank of the Chao Phraya River. Take the Pathum Thani-Sam Khok route for approximately 3 kilometers and turn right at the crossroads to the temple.
Opening Hours : Daily from 08.00 am. - 05.00 pm.
Wat Song Phi Nong
Location : Sam Khok District
Wat Song Phi Nong was constructed in 1867 which located on the bank of the Chao Phraya River above Wat Phai Lom. In the temple there are two sacred Buddha images are enshrined which including the U Thong art-style Buddha images of Luangpho Phet, a laterite statue in the subduing Mara posture and Luangpho Phloi, a carved stone statue. The latter is a replica of an original that was tragically stolen, although the replacement is still widely respected.
Opening Hours : Daily from 08.00 am. - 05.00 pm.
Wat Bua Khwan
Location : Lat Lum Kaeo District
Wat Bua Khwan is an ancient temple to contain 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 teak tile roofing which is regarded as exquisite.
Wat Chedi Hoi
Location : Lat Lum Kaeo District
Wat Chedi Hoi
Wat Chedi Hoi
Wat Chedi Hoi has numerous shells of giant oysters dating back some 8 million years, were discovered. The shells weighing at least 1 kilogram each, are arranged into a chedi and thus, the monastery's name. Inside the compound is also a museum collecting Buddha images, artwork, antiques, and many old utensils such as Sam Khok water jars, pottery and engraved wood. An herb garden as well as turtle and fish ponds provide scenic spots to relax and even feed the animals.

How to get there : Wat Chedi Hoi located at Bo Ngoen Sub-district. Take Highway No. 341 (Pathum Thani - Lat Lum Kaeo) to kilometer marker No.21-22 and turning into the road for approximately 10 kilometers before reaching the temple.
Opening Hours : Daily from 08.00 am. - 04.30 pm.
Wat Phut Udom
Location : Lam Luk Ka District
Wat Phut Udom is housed of Luangpho Sothon Buddha image, inside the shrine hall, or Ubosot has small stairs leading upwards towards an artistic depiction of the 6 realms of heaven, as well as downwards to a depiction of hell. Which sculpture depicting widely-held beliefs regarding sins and merit-making in Buddhism.

How to get there : Wat Phut Udom is in Lam Sai Sub-district, Lam Luk Ka District, just 31 kilometers from the National Memorial along Highway No. 3312. There is a minibus provided from Min Buri, Nong Chok, and Saphan Mai heading to the temple throughout the day.
Opening Hours : Daily from 08.00 am. - 05.00 pm.
Museums
Rare Stone Museum
Location : Mueang District
Rare Stone Museum
Rare Stone Museum
The Rare Stone Museum was collection the rare stones more than ten thousand stones from Thailand and all over the world and display at this museum. Exhibits include precious stones, fossils, crystals, stalactites and more. Collections of ashtrays and cigarette labels are also on display.

How to get there : The easiest way to reach the museum is to take a van from Victory Monument to Future Park Rangsit (takes about 30 minutes) and from there take a taxi to the museum. The taxi ride is about 6 kilometers and should take about 10 minutes. If traveling from Future Park Rangsit, take the Rangsit - Pathum Thani Road heading west. The museum is located before Poon Sap Market.
Opening Hours : Daily from 08.00 am. - 05.00 pm.
Admission : 150 Baht (Price are subject to change)
Contact : Tel. 0 2581 4835
National Science Museum
Location : Khlong Luang District
National Science Museum
National Science Museum
The National Science Museum is home to provide knowledge of the importance and the benefits of information and telecommunication technology in everyday life. The exhibits are aimed at educating to inspire future generation to pursue this field for a sustainable development of the country.

The Science Museum separated into 5 zones, following the timeline of information technology, the exhibition are in order from prehistoric communication technology, Modern Information Technology, Analysis technology, Computers and Developing Quality of Life using Information Technology.

Inside The Science Museum, fun-filled displays inform and entertain. The first floor contains a photo gallery, scientific works and a gigantic model of the earth. On the second floor is a life-like reconstruction of an Australopithecus fossil nicknamed Lucy by the scientific community, as well as displays on space travel. Other floors hold even more fascinating exhibits: the geography and geology of Thailand, for instance; human anatomy; and even a natural science museum.

How to get there : National Science Museum located in Khlong Hok Sub-district, within the compound of the Technopolis Complex, 4 kilometers 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.
Opening Hours : Tue - Fri 09.30 am. - 04.00 pm.
  Sat-Sun, Public holidays 09.30 am. - 05.00 pm. (Closed on Mondays)
Contact : Tel. 0 2577 9999
The Golden Jubilee Museum of Agriculture
Location: Khlong Luang District
The Golden Jubilee Museum of Agriculture
The Golden Jubilee Museum of Agriculture
The Golden Jubilee Museum of Agriculture is a training centre, an academic seminar venue on agriculture and a source for education on the royal projects. The museum exhibit 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, the outside there are greenhouses, demonstrating rice fields and a presentation of the farmers’ lifestyles in every region of Thailand.

How to get there : The Golden Jubilee Museum of Agriculture is located in Khlong Nueng Sub-district (Km. 46-48 Phahonyothin Road), opposite the Nava Nakorn Industrial Promotion Zone.
Opening Hours : Tue - Sun, Public holidays 09:30 am. - 03:30 pm. (Close on Monday)
Admission : Free
Contact : Tel. 0 2529 2211-4 or 0 2902 7940 ext. 111, 113
The Southeast Asian Ceramics Museum (SEACM), Bangkok University, Rangsit Campus
Location: Khlong Luang District
The Southeast Asian Ceramics Museum (SEACM)
The Southeast Asian
Ceramics Museum (SEACM)
The Southeast Asian Ceramics Museum (SEACM) was established to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the founding of Bangkok University in 2002. The museum was collected more than 2,000 ancient valuable ceramics which donated By Surat Osathanugrah. It is aimed at instilling an appreciation for ceramics in students and art enthusiasts alike. It is also be a center for research and training on all aspects of historic ceramics.

Furthermore, the museum is responsible for the housing and preservation of valuable collections of ancient ceramics, most of them made in Thailand or imported into Thailand during ancient times; collating data and information related to ceramic wares and potteries; identifying the various types of ceramics according to their origins and characteristics; documenting and safeguarding the collections; organizing educational activities and more.

How to get there: SEACM is located inside Bangkok University, Rangsit Campus. Take buses No. 29 and 39, the Rangsit - Pratunam Phra In bus, air-conditioned buses No. 29, 39, or 510, or an air-conditioned van travelling the Victory Monument-BU Rangsit Campus. Alternatively, visitors may also take a taxi.
Opening Hours : Daily from 09.00 am. - 04.00 pm. (Except Sunday, Monday and public holidays)
Admission : Free
Contact : Tel. 0 2902 0299
Chokchai Museum
Location : Thanyaburi District
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. The museum divide into 5 floor:
Floor 1 - Show Vintage Cars.
Floor 2 - Show replicas of antlers, horns and tusks, including three black ivories (a pair plus another single tusk: only one other pair exists in Thailand).
Floor 3 - Experience Mr. Chokchai’s tough life as a young farmer in 1957 (2,500 B.E.).
Floor 4 - Pray for divine blessings at the various displays of religious artifacts.
Floor 5 - Take a journey through Dong Playa Fai, a dry evergreen forest, and see how this World Heritage Site looked back in 1956 (2499 B.E.).

How to get there : Chokchai Museum located on Viphavadee - Rangsit Road., Kukod Sub-district, Lam Luk Ka District, Pathum Thani. It is conveniently reached by car or taxi.
Opening Hours : Tue - Sun 09.00 am. - 06.00 pm. (With the last Guided Tour at 04.00 pm.)
Admission : Adult 500 Baht, Child 300 Baht (Price are subject to change)
  * Children under 12 years old.
  * Children up to 5 years old free of charge.
Contact : Tel. 0 2532 2846 ext. 1903, 0 2998 9346
Lotus Museum
Location : Thanyaburi District
Lotus Museum
Lotus Museum
Lotus Museum was established in 2000 under a project of Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn. The Museum was gathering and conserving, aiming to collect, cultivate, maintain and study, lotus varieties. At first time, the museum had only forty varieties, but, now it has more than one hundred ones, such as nelumbo nucifera gaertn (Bua Huang), water lily (Bua Pan), pink water-lily (Bua Sai), victoria (Bau Vitoria) and other sacred lotuses, on eighteen rai area of the University.

How to get there : The Lotus Museum is located inside Rajamangala University of Technology Thanyaburi, Rangsit-Nakhon Nayok Road, Khlong Hok Sub-district, Thanyaburi District, Pathumthani.
Opening Hours : Daily from 08.30 am. - 04.30 pm.
Contact : Tel. 0 2549 3043, 08 9692 9808
Exhibition Centres
The National Archives in Commemoration of H.M. the King's Golden Jubilee
Location : Khlong Luang District
The National Archives in Commemoration of H.M. the King's Golden Jubilee
The National Archives in Commemoration
of H.M. the King's Golden Jubilee
The National Archives in Commemoration of H.M. the King's Golden Jubilee was constructed in 1996 on the occasion of the 50th Anniversary of His Majesty’s Accession to the Throne by the Fine Arts Department, use money more than 720 million baht to the construction of this center. Its name was bestowed by His Majesty the King himself. The National Archives is spread out over approximately 30 acres, constructed in the applied Thai architecture of King Rama IX. It comprises a group of 4 buildings, connected and arranged around an all-purpose square, totaling 20,000 square meters. The multi-story buildings contain spaces dedicated to archives, research, exhibitions of royal activities and initiatives, alongside the square, where activities are often organized.

The National Archives has become a center for study and research as well as the display and preservation of documents related to His Majesty’s life. Royal works, such as speeches, compositions, paintings and audio recordings can be admired here.
Opening Hours : Mon - Fri 09.00 am. - 04.30 pm.
Contact : Tel. 0 2902 7940 ext. 111, 113.
The Supreme Artist Hall
Location : Khlong Luang District
The Supreme Artist Hall was constructed to celebrate the King's honor on the occasion of the 50th year of reign and collect & display Works of National Artists from past until nowadays.

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.

How to get there : The Supreme Artist Hall is located at Khlong 5 (Canal 5) in Khlong Luang District.
Opening Hours : Tue - Sun 09.30 am. - 04.00 pm.
Contact : Tel. 0 2986 5020-4
The National Memorial
Location : Lam Luk Ka District
The National Memorial
The National Memorial
The National Memorial is under the supervision of the Armed Forces Education Department, Supreme Command Headquarters on an area of nearly 15 acres. Inside The National Memorial are displays depicting the evolution of military uniforms and insignias throughout history. It is a memorial extolling the heroic deeds of Thai forefathers who used their intellect, talent and lives to protect the Kingdom. It is also a museum promoting awareness of Thai history and major Thai battles, including the Thai military’s missions abroad in the Vietnam War and the Korean War, presented through dioramas photo galleries.

In front of the building is a beautifully engraved marble statue of King Rama V, one and a half times life size. Another fascinating element is the display of visual art pieces on a 90-meter arch, telling the story of Thailand from the Sukhothai period to the Rattanakosin period. Outside the building lie massive decommissioned military weapons.

How to get there : The National Memorial is located in Khu Khot Sub-district where Vibhavadi Rangsit Road and Phahonyothin Road connect. It is accessible by taking the buses No. 29, 34, 39, 59, 95, and air-conditioned buses No. 504, 510, 524, 529 and 555.
Opening Hours : Mon - Fri 09.00 am. - 12.00 pm., 01.00 pm. - 03.00 pm.
Admission : Free
Contact : Tel. 0 2532 1021-1
Markets
Khlong Sam Floating Market
Location : Khlong Luang District
Khlong Sam Floating Market is one of tourist attractions to tell the story on the beautiful living of people who live near the river in the ancient time, nice culture and festivals amidst the modern life. With a length of more than 20 kilometers 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.
Opening Hours : Daily from 08.00 am. - 05.00 pm.
Talad Thai
Location : Thanyaburi District
Talad Thai
Talad Thai
Talad Thai is the largest international standard wholesale and retail market in Thailand. Talad Thai has many various products from around Thailand such as food products and all agricultural produces including fruits, vegetables, cut flowers and pot plants.

How to get there: Talad Thai is located on 200 acres of land in Rangsit Sub-district, Thanyaburi District on the outskirts of Bangkok and can be accessed via Phahonyothin Road.
Opening Hours : Open daily, 24 hours a day
Zoos & Amusement Parks
Dream World
Location: Thanyaburi District
Dream World
Dream World
Dream World is a big amusement park and very popular both Thai & Foreigner. This amusement park is a relaxing entertainment venue for young families and individuals alike. Dream World comprises 4 zones, each with its own theme. Dream World Plaza is full of beautiful and elegant architecture. Dream Garden is a relaxing area filled with greenery, centered on a lake. A cable car offers panoramic views from the sky. Fantasy Land takes inspiration from fairy tales: Sleeping Beauty’s castle, the Gingerbread House, and the house of a giant are available to delight and fascinate visitors. Finally, Adventure Land has rides and games, such as Space Train, Viking Ship, and Snow Town, where artificial snow and ice offers respite from the heat.

How to get there : Dream World is located in Bueng Yitho Sub-district, Km. 7 on the Rangsit-Nakhon Nayok road, Khlong Sam. Take air-conditioned bus No. 538 from Victory Monument or take a BMTA bus to Rangsit, changing to any bus heading to Rajamangala University of Technology and get off at Dream World.
Opening Hours : Mon - Fri 10.00 am. - 05.00 pm.,
  Sat - Sun, Public holidays 10.00 am. - 07.00 pm.
Admission : Entry ticket + Packages 1,000-1,200 Baht (Price are subject to change)
Contact : Tel. 0 2577 8666
Other Attractions
Boat Library and Bang Prok Community
Location : Mueang District
The Bang Prok Community was constructed for preserved and revitalized the Mon ethnic minority culture which it is an age-old community. The people in the community worked together to build a library in an old boat, which now rests under the shade of a banyan tree, aged more than 100 years. It has become a center for learning and research for Mon and Thai youths.

In addition, many classes are taught at the library, including computer classes, traditional Thai dancing classes, traditional Thai long drum classes and other traditional Thai music classes. The Boat Library serves as a center for locally made products as well, being both the production site and store for community products.

A playground is provided for children, and a welcome center sometimes holds Mon musical and dance performances. Traditional Mon cuisine is also cooked here, for instance, Khao Chae (steamed rice in cold scented water, served with condiments) or Kalamae (Thai rice caramel). Mon cultural shows such as the Hang Hong-Thong Takhap procession, a traditional Thai medicine center, organic fertilizer production center and souvenirs made from remnants round out the activities and goods on offer.
Opening Hours : Daily from 08.00 am. - 05.00 pm.
Contact : Tel. 0 2581 1252, 08 6355 8306
Muay Thai Institute
Location : Thanyaburi District
Muay Thai Institute
Muay Thai Institute
The Muay Thai Institute has 3 types of Muay Thai (or Thai boxing) courses for Thais as well as foreigners. The Muay Thai Institute was established to promote the folk art of self defense at the national as well as international level, which was established by the World Muay Thai Council. Besides foundation courses which teach skills, provide experience, and enhance knowledge of the Muay Thai culture, visitors can also apply for special programs to become Muay Thai instructors or referees.
Opening Hours : Daily from 07.00 am. - 07.30 pm.
Contact : Tel. 0 2992 0096-99 (Auto), 08 2985 1115