Top 5 attractions of Pak Kret

Ko Kret leaning chedi, geolocations.ws

The district of Pak Kret is located in the province of Nonthaburi. It is situated in its north-eastern part and is bordered by six districts. The river Chao Phraya crosses the district. Besides the natural beauty formed by the river, there are other fantastic tourist attractions in the district. These are the following: the island of Ko Kret, Wat Chonprathan Rangsarit, Suan Tan Noi, Wat Koo, Suan Thip, the city of Pak Kret, Mueang Thong Thani and so on.

Do you find this introduction interesting? Or do you plan to spend your holiday in Pak Kret? As you can see, there are numerous things to see in the district of Pak Kret. Read on to find out which are the top 5.

The island of Ko Kret

The island is one of the most popular places in Pak Kret. It is situated in the Chao Phraya River and is only accessible by boat. There are also organized boat tours around Ko Kret. It is considered the most popular tourist attraction in the district. The island is home to numerous temples, such as Wat Phailom, Wat Chimphi and so on. Other great attractions are the Kret Buddha Garden, the OTOP Village, a dessert shop and so on. The Chedi Mutao is the most representative landmark of the island.

Ko Kret leaning chedi, geolocations.ws

Wat Chonprathan Rangsarit

It is a monastery which can be found near Tambon Bang Talat. The monastery is of an outstanding beauty, being a newly constructed building in Pak Kret. Wat Chonprathan Rangsarit can be found on a shady ground which is perfect for studying Buddha’s teachings. Thus, it is very popular among Buddhists. They also give food to the monks of Wat Chonprathan Rangsarit.

Suan Tan Noi

The spectacular flower garden named Suan Tan Noi is situated on the riverbank of Chao Phraya. There are two ways to reach the garden, one leading through three temples and another one by ferry. It is a wonderful flower garden and a great tourist attraction of Pak Kret. It can be visited every day, from 8:00 to 17:00. (October 2012)

Wat Koo

The temple of Wat Koo can be found near Tambon Bang Phut. The temple wears the characteristics of Mon architecture. The highlights of the Wat Koo are the several mural paintings. There is also a building nearby which commemorates King Rama V’s wife, Queen Sunantha.

Pak Kret Temple, photo by Mark Fischer/Flickr

Suan Thip

Another fantastic flower garden is the Suan Thip. It is situated on the Chao Phraya riverbank. The garden surrounds beautiful houses and a restaurant. The spectacular floser garden is open to the public. It can be visited every day from 10:00 to 17:00 (October 2012)

Chao Phraya River, en.wikipedia.org

 

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