Catagorize: Royal Project, Research and Development
Contact: Amphoe Mueang, Nakhon Nayok Tel. -
The Chulachomklao Royal Military Academy, located approximately 14 kilometers from town, is an educational institute for commissioned Thai Army cadets, complete with many sporting facilities. Visitors can tour the academy’s shooting range, paddle canoes, ride a rescue sledge in the nearby reservoir, and even enjoy an 18-hole golf course. Group activities include treks, camping, and rock-climbing sessions on natural and man-made cliffs.
Other attractions include the statue of King Rama V the Great depicted in full army regalia, a Royal Thai army museum featuring Thai military history, and a sacred shrine dedicated to a military leader who helped defeat invading Khmer forces, the Chao Pho Khun Dan Shrine. Touring the extensive military campus by car is the best option. However, bicycles can be rented from the tourist center inside the compound.
To get to the Chulachomklao Royal Military Academy, take the Bangkok-Ongkharak route to Phrommani Sub-district. It is located 75 kilometers from Bangkok. It is located in Phrommani Sub-district, just 75 kilometers from Bangkok via the Bangkok-Ongkharak route.
Advance booking (of at least 7 days) is highly recommended. Accommodation and restaurants are available. Visitors may contact the Tourist Information Center, located in the Military Housewife Association Building, Royal Military Academy branch, from 8.00 am-4.00 pm every day, at 0 3739 3010-5 ext. 62961-2, 08 9799 1429, or fax 03 739 3312. Visit the website at www.crma.ac.th/tour or www.facebook.com/crmatourism. For more information, visitors can also e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.