Wat Phra Pathom Chedi Ratchaworawihan (Phra Pathom Chedi)
one of the largest and tallest Chedi in Thailand
Wat Phra Pathom Chedi Ratchaworamahawihan or called Phra Pathom Chedi. Sacred things and symbols of Nakhon Pathom city, a royal temple of the first class where is located in Nakhon Pathom Province. Phra Pathom Chedi is one of the largest and tallest Chedi in Thailand. Furthermore, Phra Pathom Chedi is a place where the Buddha's relics are enshrined of the Buddha as well.
The style of Phra Pathom Chedi is a large pagoda in the Sukhothai style. Inverted bell-shaped, largemouth, which inner structure is a log, strapped with a large chain before being bricked. Decorated and adorned with tiles over the 4 directions and the glass wall on the second floor.
Phra Pathom Chedi is scheduled to have a festival worshipping Phra Pathom Chedi on the 12th day of the twelfth lunar month, 12 to the waning day, twilight, 12 months, a total of 9 days 9 nights annually.
How to get to Phra Pathom Chedi
- By car: Able to travel from Bangkok by using Highway 4 (Petchkasem) through Om Noi, Om Yai, Samphran into Nakhon Pathom city and take Borommaratchachonnani Road through Phutthamonthon Nakhon Chaisri to Nakhon Pathom city
- By Train: You can take the train at Bangkok Noi Railway Station and get off at Nakhon Pathom station
- By Bus: Take Air-conditioned vans at the Victory Monument and Central Pinklao. The same place as the trip to Silpakorn University (Sanam Chandra Palace Campus), Bus no. 997 Bangkok-Nakhon Pathom at the Southern Bus Terminal and stop at Nakhon Pathom near Phra Pathom Chedi
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