NAKHON PATHOM

Step out of Bangkok’s downtown to visit Phra Pathom Chedi, the tallest golden stupa in the world. Next to the temple is a night market filled with street food vendors, including the famous “flying ice cream” shop. Due to the highly-respected architecture program at nearby Silpakorn University, Nakhon Pathom is also a satellite city full of artsy college kids who love the town’s affordable nightlife scene.
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Three dead after train crashes with tour bus (VIDEO)

Three dead after train crashes with tour bus (VIDEO)

Three people were killed yesterday when a train crashed into a double-decker bus carrying holidaymakers as it was crossing the rails, the police said.