Ko Kret

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Ko Kret
Native name: เกาะเกร็ด
Location Chao Phraya River
Coordinates 13.9069362,100.4733154
Coastline 13 km (8.1 mi)
Population 6,174 (2012 Census)
Ethnic groups Thai, Mon

Coordinates: 13°54′25″N 100°28′24″E / 13.9069362°N 100.4733154°E / 13.9069362; 100.4733154

Ko Kret (locally known as เกาะเกร็ด) is a small island in the Chao Phraya River in the province of Nonthaburi. It is some 3 km (1.9 mi) long and 3 km (1.9 mi) wide. It has seven main villages, the largest and most populous being Ban Mon.

The island is served by ferries.


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

Interesting places[edit]

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

See also[edit]


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

External links[edit]

  • Ko Kret travel guide from Wikivoyage