Phra Nakhon is one of the 50 districts of Bangkok, Thailand. It is the central district including Rattanakosin Island. Neighboring districts are, from the north, clockwise: Dusit, Pom Prap Sattru Phai and across the Chao Phraya River, Thon Buri, Bangkok Yai, Bangkok Noi, Bang Phlat. Phra Nakhon was the name of Bangkok Province, until it was merged in 1972 with Thon Buri to form the present day Bangkok metropolis; the district is bounded by the Chao Phraya River to the west, Khlong Phadung Krung Kasem in the north, Ratchadamnoen Road and Khlong Ong Ang to the east. The center of Bangkok, marked by the city pillar shrine, is in the district. Surrounding the large open space of the Sanam Luang are the Grand Palace and Wat Phra Kaew, the National Museum in the former palace of the Vice King, the main campus of Thammasat University as well as Silpakorn University. Other significant landmarks in the district include Wat Pho, the Giant Swing, Wat Suthat, Wat Ratchanadda, the Democracy Monument; the well-known Khaosan Road is in the district.
Another significant temple is Wat Bowonniwet. Of the original 14 forts protecting Bangkok only two survive. Fort Phra Sumen in the northern corner of the district, Fort Mahakan in the east. Since 2000 a small park named. In 2005 the riverfront of the Phra Nakhon District, from King Rama I Bridge in the south to the Wasukri Pier, was submitted to the UNESCO for consideration as a future world heritage site. Another landmark is Sala Chalermkrung Royal Theatre on Charoen Krung Road, it was the first air conditioned theater in Thailand. Built at the order of King Prajadhipok and named by him, it opened on 2 July 1933, it is the only theater from the first "golden age" of Thai cinema still standing. No longer showing movies, the theater has been renovated and is principally used for Thai dance performances. Another point of interest is the Pak Khlong Talat flower market. Tha Phra Chan is a well-known Thai amulets market; the area around Phahurat Road can be considered Thailand's "Little India". The road was constructed during King Chulalongkorn's reign over a century ago and Indian community started to form after that.
Siri Guru Singh Sabha, Thailand's first Sikh temple was built in 1933 near the road. The area is well known for Indian cuisine. Phra Nakhon was once an amphoe named Chana Songkhram; the administration was overhauled on 15 October 1915 when 25 new districts were created for inner Bangkok. On 12 March 1928, six of these districts: Phahurat, Samran Rat, Phra Ratchawang, Chana Songkhram, Sam Yot, Bang Khun Phrom were merged to form Amphoe Phra Nakhon, it became Khet Phra Nakhon in 1972. Songkran, the traditional Thai New Year festival, is celebrated throughout the country from 13–15 April of each year. Khaosan Road in Phra Nakhon District is one notable place to celebrate the event where lots of people, both locals and tourists and splash water. During another famous festival, Loy Krathong, on the 15th day of the 12th lunar month, the Chao Phraya River bank in the district, with numerous piers and Phra Sumen Fort, is a popular place to float lanterns on the water. Ratchadamnoen Avenue is heavily decorated with lights around the king's birthday, the queen mother's birthday, National Day and other major anniversaries.
Sanam Luang and created Lan Plabpla Maha Chedsada Bodin in front of Wat Ratchanadda and its Loha Prasat are open spaces that used to celebrate events. The district is divided into 12 sub-districts. Media related to Phra Nakhon District at Wikimedia Commons BMA website with the tourist sites of Phra Nakhon Phra Nakhon district office Phahurat from Travel Section of The Manager
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