Nonthaburi is twenty kilometers from Bangkok. This location has huge cultural significance for Thailand. Nonthaburi connects to Bangkok by the Chao Phraya river which have served the country both as a crucial communication route and as a means of protection against Thailand’s enemies.
1 of Nonthaburi’s attractions is the Suan Tan Noi flower gardens. Suan Tan Noi is a flower garden based on the Banks of the Chao Phraya river in Bangkok. The flower gardens are set amongst an orchard and standard houses and a hill-tribe village.
This is a botanical flower garden featuring many different species of Thai orchid flowers, it attributes a large lake with an artificial water fall and several species of lilies being cultivates in and around the water features. The water functions are season-themed and feature the three principal seasons of Thailand. The hot season, the wet season and the hot and wet season.
At the Nonthaburi Flower gardens you are likely to see the following types of orchid:
Orchids generally only flower for two weeks for 1 month per year, but due to the abundance and species of orchids visitors can be sure to see some stunning flowers at any time of year they visit. The finest time to go to these flower gardens is around December when the climate is warm and sunny but not wet.
To reach the garden, taking a taxi from down-town Bangkok will be the easiest way for most tourists. When arriving in Nonthaburi proceed to the Chao Phrya river and disembark and walk upstream past the three temples of Wat Ko Kriang, Wat Tan and Wat Bang Tanai which are well worth a fast go to. You can take a passenger boat from there to the gardens.