I love exploring off the beaten path and non-touristic places in Thailand. Bangkok has so many interesting sites within less than a one hour drive from downtown, and Phutthamonthon park is one of them. Located about 40km west of central Bangkok in the Nakhon Pathom province, the park hold’s a beautiful black-colored free-standing Buddha statue …
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Yesterday I visited Nakhon Pathom, one of Bangkok’s neighbour provinces 64km west of the capital. It wasn’t just for checking off another one of Thailand’s 76 provinces but this town is interesting for two reasons: Nakhon Pathom is claimed to be the country’s oldest settlement. The town’s name derives from the Pali „Nagara Pathama“ which …
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