Nakhon Sawan

NAKHON SAWAN

The Source of Many Pleasures

Nakhon Sawan is famous for its diversity of natural attractions such as the largest freshwater wetland in Thailand, Nakhon Sawan Tower observatory which is the source of the Chao Phraya River –Thailand’s most important waterway. The economy is built around manufacturing and agricultural production, and its service-oriented local suppliers offer a wide variety of unique adventures to make your event a memorable one.

FAST FACTS

REGION

Northern

POPULATION

1,066,455 people (Male: 521,343 people, Female: 545,112 people)

HOW TO GET THERE

The Northern Line from Hua Lumphong Station departs Bangkok for the Northern provinces several times per day. Air-conditioned bus from The Northern Bus Terminal (Mochit) is another route to Nokhon Sawan.  Starting from Bangkok, take Highway 1 and then turn to Highway 32, passing through Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya, Angthong, Singburi, Chai Nat, Uthai Thani, and finally you’ll arrive in Nakhon Sawan. It takes approximately 3 hours to reach this destination.

ACTIVITIES

Historical Sites, Birdwatching boat tour in Bueng Boraphet, Trekking to Mokoju Peak, Spelunking, Enjoying waterfall, Shooting, Bird Watching, Mountaineering, Fishing

TOURIST HOTSPOTS

Woranat Banphot Temple, Si Sawan Songkharam Temple, Chan Sen Ancient City and Chan Sen Museum, Bung Boraphet, Bang Pramung Floating Temple Market, Wat Kiriwong

INTERESTING INFO

The name Nakhon Sawan means “City of Heaven”. However, some people still prefer its old name, “Pak Nam Pho” as it is the location where four rivers join.