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San Lak Mueang (City Pillar Shrine) - at one time it was a shrine housing a 1-metre wooden column topped with a carving in the form of a lotus bud, situated near the Old City Wall. Later the shrine was rebuilt into an elegant four-cornered pavilion. Nowadays, City Pillar Shrine is the most revered shrine of the townspeople.


Chulachomklao Royal Military Academy  -  It is a training centre for the Thai military cadet. There are several

interesting attractions in the Academy compound, which can be reached by car. Attractions in the

Chulachomkloa Royal Military Academy include:


King Rama V Monument  -  It was built in honour of and reverence to His Majesty  King Chulalongkorn (King Rama V) who was the founder of the Chulachomklao Royal Military Academy.


Circular Pavilion - historically, under the command of Field Marshall Crown Prince Pitsanulok Prachanat,

the circular pavilion was built as a recreation area for the military cadet. It enshrines a sculpture of

King Rama V.


100 Year Royal Military Academy Museum - exhibits biographies of the graduates who performed public services and also displays history of wars, weapons that were used in wars in the past, various uniforms of soldiers of all forces as well as a wax sculpture of King Rama V.


Shrine of Chao Pho Khun Dan  -  is a revered shrine of the Thais. Historically, Khun Dan was a commander

in Nakhon Nayok during the Ayutthaya period. His heroic deed was the expulsion of the Khmer rebels in the

year 1587, during the reign of King Naresuan Maharat.


Phra Phutthachai or Wat Phra Chai - was formerly named Wat Khao Cha-ngok  In the year of 1942, the Army’s Map Department built a marble quarry at the foot of the hill and restored and enhanced the Buddha images. Phra Phutthachai is sacred to the towns people.


Luang Pho Sian Nakhon -  the revered Buddha image of the townspeople is enshrined at Bunnak Rakkitaram temple (Wat Tam). It is assumed that this sacred Buddha image dates back to Phra Ruang Era of the Sukhothai period.


Lord Buddha’s Footprint Replica at Khao Nang Buat  -  housed in a square structure with four arches and a pyramidal roof (mondop) on top of Nang Buat hill. The festivity to worship the Lord Buddha’s Footprint Replica at Khao Nang Buat is held annually in the middle of the fifth month of the lunar calendar.


Nakhon Nayok, Places of Interest around the Province

Nakhon Nayok Page 12, Artitaya Country Club,  (Bangkok Royal Country Club), Pictures Nakhon Nayok Page 14,  Places to visit around the Province