Nonthaburi Fruits Fair



This annual fair is held during April-June to celebrate the abundance of such local fruits as durian, mangosteen and mangoes, then at their peak of succulent pipeness. Besides stalls selling the produce of surrounding orchards and local products, there are colourful processions of floats decorated with fruits and flowers, beauty pageants friuts contests, cultural shows, exhibitions of provincial handicrafts and agricultural produce, and local entertainment.
Nonthaburi (Thai: นนทบุรี) is one of the central provinces (changwat) of Thailand. Neighboring provinces are (from north clockwise) Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya, Pathum Thani, Bangkok and Nakhon Pathom.


History
The provincial seal shows earthenware, a traditional product from Nonthaburi. The Provincial flower and tree is the Yellow flame tree (Peltophorum pterocarpum).
The provincial slogan translates to Grand Royal Mansion, renowned Suan Somdet, Ko Kret's pottery, famous ancient temples, tasty durians, and the beautiful government office. The royal mansion refers to Phra Tamnak Nonthaburi in Mueang Nonthaburi district, the residence of Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn; Suan Somdet is a water garden in Pak Kret district. The provincial administration building once received an award as the most beautiful such building by the Ministry of Interior.
Festivals
Mon Songkran Festival at Ko Kret, Amphoe Pak Kret, one week after April 13 with a caravan and shows of traditional Mon playing and entertainment

Nonthaburi Fruits & Fairs This annual fair is held during Mid April-beginning of June in front of the old city hall to celebrate the abundance of local fruits such as durian, mangosteen and mango as well as flowers and plants of Nonthaburi.
Tham Bun Tak Bat Phra Roi Paet Ceremony: This annual ceremony is an old tradition continuously held every November in Amphoe Bang Kruai alongside Khlong Bangkok Noi with the participation of several temples such as Wat Thai Charoen, Wat Bang Krai Nok, Wat Utthayan and Wat Bang Krai Nai.
Mon classical Dance Dating back long time ago, the traditional Mon dancing accompanied by the Mon gamelan remains till today as an invaluable heritage to the descendants of Mon at Pak Kret, Phra Pradaeng and Pathum Thani.

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52 comments:

Naj said...

wow! that place looks awesome!

btw, is the building in the middle of the lake a temple?

it would be really cool if that's a hotel.

Albert Hall said...

Im planning on gong to southeast asia and visiting a bunch of countries this summer, such as thailand it looks so amazing!

Michele said...

awesome pic!!

Themensquarters said...

Lovely ladies!

Gaming Anon said...

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James said...

Amazing place, great post.

Totalitarian said...

Wanna go there :(

Randy Weezner said...

man they got some good lookin woman

Watt Mann said...

chick are looking fugly

joanna.elherro said...

looks so awesome. can't wait to visit one day.

Biff Tanner said...

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thecatzpajamas said...

the colors are mesmerizing! asians are always the best when it comes to these things

shirou said...

cool post bro, keep it up..

Sebastian said...

The more I read about this place, the more I feel I should visit one day.

KnightOnlineGoldMaker said...

beautiful!

Silly Old Bum said...

aw fruits fair :3 i love pineapple

Shane said...

Don't get me started on Fruit..

The Blind Prophet said...

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Swift Love said...

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HonBlogger said...

wow, thats beautiful

snoobyy said...

great pictures.

Alex DeLarge said...

wow, so beautiful

CawlinForReal said...

Beautiful. I want to go there so bad.
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Joscelin said...

what beautiful pictures =) post moar!

SubparTrader said...

Excellent post, great pictures. Don't tell me those are lady boys though.

Mr. Smith said...

Thai girls are so pretty. I just pray I don't somehow meet a ladyboy there..

Joshua said...

Why are you making it more and more attractive to goto thailand..lol

StarWarsMadness said...

I wish I was there right about now.....Nice!
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Daniel said...

beautiful scenery, beautiful women, good food. what's not to like?

MrOvatsugO said...

SO SICK! The pictures and the article are very very solid. It felt like I was there :P

Randy Weezner said...

man those woman look great

neon_shaman said...

I would love to visit Thailand. The history there is really interesting, and so underappreciated for its complexity.

Derk said...

I just vacationed in Thailand this June! Went up north to Chiang Rai/Chiang Mai are also. Really beautiful! Got some pretty good photos too.,

todaysteknology.blogspot.com said...

Beautiful. I love mangosteens too :P

LD said...

it`s a great country but some of the food is kinda gross :)

That Which Haunts said...

Thailand is such a beautiful place, I remember seeing a couple of segments on it while watching the Travel Channel, I was impressed every time. Great post, I wish more held up to its quality.

jswerd said...

id deff like to visit one day

DinoHunter said...

Thailand looks awesome!

Student said...

Simply mazing.

Student said...

How do I properly spelt? :/ Anyways, what thecatzpajamas said.

crammarc said...

lookin good

Muhunty said...

Once i will have a lot o cash and than i can afford to go to thailand. Its a must see

Mayela said...

Wow, the hair accesories are something else

joanna.elherro said...

ya. i've always wanted to visit. the people there look yummy.

Skutt Panda PO said...

ya. i've always wanted to visit. the people there look yummy.

Skutt Panda PO said...

How do I properly spelt? :/ Anyways, what thecatzpajamas said.

Skutt Panda PO said...

SO SICK! The pictures and the article are very very solid. It felt like I was there :P

Skutt Panda PO said...

Thai girls are so pretty. I just pray I don't somehow meet a ladyboy there..

Skutt Panda PO said...

Beautiful. I want to go there so bad.
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Skutt Panda PO said...

looks so awesome. can't wait to visit one day.

Skutt Panda PO said...

Im planning on gong to southeast asia and visiting a bunch of countries this summer, such as thailand it looks so amazing!



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