5 Cool Places Worth Visiting In Nakhon Nayok

Nakhon Nayok is a destination that has arguably been taken for granted by many tourists. Located just 106 kilometers from Bangkok, Nakhon Nayok has many attractions that may be visited on day trips. Consequently, Nakhon Nayok is typically visited by day trippers or those making a brief stop over on the way to other destinations. However, Nakhon Nayok features refreshing natural beauty, including waterfalls and parks, renowned historical sites, a number of soft adventure activities, and a variety of delectable fruits


Chulachomklao Royal Military Academy

Chulachomklao Royal Military Academy (โรงเรียนนายร้อยพระจุลจอมเกล้า) is located at the foot of Khao Cha-ngok. The educational institute for commissioned soldier of Thai Army has many interesting places and activities tourist can enjoy with the family. Attractions in Chulachomklao Royal Military Academy include

​Royal statue of King Rama V the Great (พระบรมราชานุสาวรีย์พระบาทสมเด็จพระจุลจอมเกล้าเจ้าอยู่หัว) ​Sala Wongklom or Sala Lom (ศาลาวงกลม หรือศาลาลม จอมพลสมเด็จพระเจ้าลูกยาเธอเจ้าฟ้ากรมหลวงพิษณุโลกประชานารถ) ​The 100th Anniversary Museum (อาคารพิพิธภัณฑ์ ๑๐๐ ปี) Chao Pho Khun Dan Shrine  (ศาลเจ้าพ่อขุนด่าน) Phra Buddha Chai (พระพุทธฉาย) Outdoor activities such as trekking, camping at Khao Cha-ngok are available for group tourist.

Khuean Khun Dan Prakanchon

Khuean Khun Dan Prakanchon or Khlong Tha Dan Dam project by His Majesty’s initiative (เขื่อนขุนด่านปราการชล) Situated in Ban Dan ,Tambon Hin Tang, the dam was built by initiative of His Majesty the King as water management for people of Nakhon Nayok and nearby provinces. It is the world’s largest Rolled Compacted Concrete Dam, comprising main dam and minor dam. By this dam, rafting in Nakhon Nayok can be done all the year round. At the back of the dam is plantation of various flora, learning centre, museum, and pier for rafting.

Thailand’s biggest flowering

Thailand’s biggest flowering and ornamental plants centre located along Khlong 15. Ranging  from miniature to large species, these plants are distributed to wholesalers nationwide and overseas. In addition, visitors can purchase bonsai and braided trees at reasonable or even wholesale prices. Alternatively, visitors are welcome to shop around at the market demonstration centre in Mu 11.