For centuries, the rich alluvian plain nurtured by the Ta Chin River has made Nakhon Pathom one of the country's richest agricultural zones.
This is where we get our best maprao nam hom (coconut with fragrant juice), pomelo, guava, papaya, watermelon and grapes. It's also the centre of Thailand's famous orchid farms.
For centuries, the coasts of the Gulf of Thailand have been an important fishing source that feeds the whole country. Its estuarine ecology has also produced a rich variety of fruits and vegetables. The coast along the inner Gulf area is also the country's centre for sea salt farms.
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