4 Must-See Attraction in the City of 4 Rivers

4 Must-See Attraction in the City of 4 Rivers

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TourismThailand, 24 ก.พ. 2020
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Wondering what to see and where to visit in nakhon Sawan? These four popular places and events in Nakhon Sawan are always a hit with visitors.

1. Jao Ka Market
4 Must-See Attraction in the City of 4 Rivers

Saying “jao ka” is an incredibly polite way to end sentences when speaking Thai, more so than the typical “ka.” At Jao Ka Market, vendors in local attire end every sentence with “jao ka,” thus adding to the market’s characteristic charm and further setting it apart from other markets. Not only can visitors find Food and souvenirs here, the market also offers History and Culture lessons that visitors will soak up just by enjoying the atmosphere. 

 

How to get there : From Amphoe Muang, take Highway No. 1182 heading towards Amphoe Banphot Phisai. Take the exit when approaching Wat Khao Din Tai. The market is near the Ping River, in front of Wat Khao Din Tai.

 

General info
Hours  : Every Sunday  14.00 - 20.00 Hrs. 

When to visit  : All year round

Entrance fee  : None

 

Address  : Khao Din, Amphoe Kao Liao, nakhon Sawan

 

Contact

Tel.  : 081-972-9779

facebook  : https://www.facebook.com/jaoka2017/

 

Leave Jao Ka Market – complete with a full belly and smile – to seek blessings at Ganesha Park.

2. Ganesha Park
4 Must-See Attraction in the City of 4 Rivers

Ganesha is widely revered as the God of Success and has cultivated a large following in Thailand. At Ganesha Park, you will find the largest Ganesha idol in the country’s central region, as well as other sacred images for the worshippers to pay homage. Other highlight is rental indian costume for another level of experience.

 

How to get there : From Amphoe Muang, take Highway No. 1 and continue on, passing Khai JirapraWat Hospital. Turn right at Jiraprawat intersection and continue until the Baan Nong Kaeng Pattana intersection, then turn left and continue until an intersection. Keep eye on Baan Aree Restaurant. Turn left to enter the Park.

 

General info

Hours  : Everyday 08.00 - 18.00 Hrs. 

When to visit  : All year round

Entrance fee  : None

 

Address  : 9/3 M.1 Klang Dad, Amphoe Muang, nakhon Sawan

 

Contact

Tel. : 084-886-9393

facebook  : https://www.facebook.com/pages/category/Landmark---Historical-Place/พระพิฆเนศใหญ่ที่สุดในภาคกลาง

 

After being  blessed by the region’s largest Ganesha idol, follow the historical route King Rama V took through Nakhon Swan, which is celebrated every August.

 

3. Celebration of Rama V’s 1904 disguised trip
4 Must-See Attraction in the City of 4 Rivers

In 1904, King Chulalongkorn (also known as King Rama V) made an informal trip to nakhon Sawan and the province has marked the anniversary of the trip ever since. Every August, each district that the king visited holds a celebration with different activities and highlights, such as opening ceremonies, pageants, Food festivals and cooking contests, folk Performances, and more! If you’re headed to Nakhon Sawan in August, make sure to contact to see what activities are planned! 

 

11/08/2019 - 12/08/2019

1. Publicity

2.King Rama V worship ceremony

3. Decoration of 7 royal visit spots in Wat Phra Prang Lueng to attract visitors

4.Duplication of the royal barge procession in Chao Phraya River, in front of Wat Phra Prang Lueng

5. Helmsman and Lady-in-waiting pageants

6. Stage play about Rama V’s royal duties

7. Ancient Thai CUISINE to welcome guests in the opening ceremony

8.Demonstration of “Yiab Cha” traditional medical practice

9. Tha Nam Oi Muang Hak food festival

10. Som Tam dance competition

 

Location : Wat Phra Prang Lueng, Tha Nam Oi, Amphoe Phayuhakhiri, Nakhon Sawan

 

17/08/2019 - 18/08/2019

1. Follow H.M. Rama V’s trip in Nakhon Sawan Ror Sor 125 (AD1904) exhibition

2. King Rama V worship ceremony at Wat Baan Daen 

3. Visit “Sra Sadet” pond where King Rama V once bathed in

4. travel photography competition 

5. Rama V’s favourite menu cooking competition

6.“Panthurat” beauty pageant

7. Folk performance

 

Location : Office of Baan Daen municipality, Amphoe Banphot Phisai, Nakhon Sawan

 

On 28/08/2019 - 01/09/2019 there will be events at Wat Khao Din Tai

 

General info

Entrance fee  : None

                                    

Contact

Tel.  : 081-979-9779 , 056-279-321 , 056-267-374 connect 115

 

Last but not least is a stop at Nakhon Sawan’s sleek and stylish Landmark, Pasan, located right at the beginning of the Chao Phraya River.

4. Pasan : the birth of Chao Phraya
4 Must-See Attraction in the City of 4 Rivers

Designed to symbolise how four of the country’s greatest Rivers – the Ping, Wang, Yom, and Nan – merge into one – the mighty River of Kings, or Chao Phraya River – Pasan’s attractive architecture, with flowing lines and a viewing platform, is simply remarkable. “Pasan” comes from the Thai word meaning “to merge,”  which is the perfect term for this meeting place where both rivers and people can converge. Though beautiful any time of day, Pasan is particularly pretty in the evening and the best spot in nakhon Sawan to watch the Sunset.

 

How to get there :

By car  : From Amphoe Muang, cross the Nimmanoradee Bridge and turn right. Keep going until a junction, then turn right into the entrance of Pasan.

By Boat  : Take a ferry from the upriver pier on Rim Khuean Rd., Amphoe Muang. The fee is 30 baht/person.

 

General info

Hours  : 06.00-20.00 Hrs. Everyday

When to visit  : All year round

Entrance fee : None

 

Address  : Koh Mayom Island, Pak Nam Pho, Amphoe Muang, Nakhon Sawan 60000

 

With its mix of cultural, Historical, and edible experiences on offer, Nakhon Sawan lives up to its lofty name. As the name Sawan (meaning “heaven”) suggests, this province is just heavenly! 

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