Ko Kret

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Koh Kret
Native name: เกาะเกร็ด
Location Chao Phraya River
Coastline 13 km (8.1 mi)
Population 6,174 (as of 2012 Census)
Ethnic groups Thai, Mon

Koh Kret (locally known as เกาะเกร็ด) is a small island located in Chao Phraya River in the province of Nonthaburi, and is some 2 km long and 1 km wide. It has seven main villages, the largest and most populous being Ban Mon.

The island is served by ferries from the banks.


Ko Kret was created in 1722 by the digging of a canal to bypass a meander in the Chao Phraya.[1]

Interesting places[edit]

Koh Kret[edit]

  • Wat Poramai Yigawat
  • Wat Phailom
  • Wat Saotong Thong
  • Wat Chimphi
  • OTOP village
  • Dessert shop (Ran Khun Aew)
  • Kret Buddha Garden

Around Koh Kret[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Koh Kret", bangkokpost.com, accessed 2012-11-18

External links[edit]

  • Ko Kret travel guide from Wikivoyage

Coordinates: 13°31′N 100°43′E / 13.517°N 100.717°E / 13.517; 100.717