Nakhon Nayok is an ancient town believed to be some 900 years old. It was established during the Davaravati Period (6th-13th centuries AD).
The name Nakhon Nayok was the designation given to an eastern garrison town of Ayutthaya the new Thai capital in 1350. Nakhon Nayok is 106 kilometers north of Bangkok by the highway following Khlong Rangsit. It is 137 kilometers by Highway No.33 (Suwannason Road) Nakhon Nayok province covers some 2,130 square kilometers. much of which is forested hillsides some form parts of national parks. laced with waterfalls, and others are lavishly landscaped botanical gardens.

How to get there

By Bus 
Buses leave the Northern Bus Terminal on Kamphaengphet Road (Tel: 936-3660 and 936-3666) every 30
minutes from 5.30 A.M. to 8.30 P.M. throughout the day. 
Air conditioned coaches cost 70 Baht per single journey

By Car
The shorter route, Following the Rangsit Irrigation Canal, is 106 km. 

The longer route via Highway 33 (Suwannason Road) is 137 km.

Festivals & Events

Marian Plum Fair
usually held in February every year at Khong Eye Kaew at the junction leading to Sarika waterfall. The objective of fair is to promote and publicize the Marian plum agricultural produce and handicraft products. The festival includes agricultural produce procession, Marian plum competition and other agricultural produce, beauty contest and special low price goods for sale.

Nakhon Nayok. Local Products Fair
The fair usually organize during the Buddhist's lent (July - October) at Suwanasorn Rd. near the traffic light intersection. The aims are to promote local products as well as tourism. There are many contests being held for agricultural produce, food. There are also many other activities such as students shows and various exhibitions by various government and public agencies as well as special low price goods for sale.

Ngarn Sart Thai and Boat Races
There are usually held during Sart Thai period from September to October every year at the 29th river bank in front of Thaveepool Rung Sun Sai Moon district, Amphoe OngKharak. There are many activities being held such as long-boat races, Sart Thai merit making, open an entertainment at night.

Information provided by Tourism Authority of Thailand

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