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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Historic films possibly lost in fire at Thai Film Archive

Historic films possibly lost in fire at Thai Film Archive

A number of historic films were destroyed when a fire last night ravaged the national film archive.  Archivists were still determining how many films were destroyed by the blaze...

Internet amazed by giant monitor lizard at Silpakorn University

Internet amazed by giant monitor lizard at Silpakorn University

A photo of a large monitor lizard at Silpakorn University, in Nakhon Pathom, was shared repeatedly on Facebook over the weekend. Students at the artsy university, however, simply...

Three seriously injured as private plane makes emergency landing near Bangkok

Three seriously injured as private plane makes emergency landing near Bangkok

Five people were injured, with three in serious condition, after a private plane made an emergency landing in an area in Nakhon Pathom province. A rented Pilatus PC 12 aircraft...