Nakhon Pathom (Thai: นครปฐม, pronounced [náʔkʰɔ̄ːn pā.tʰǒm], Pronunciation) is a city (thesaban nakhon) in central Thailand, capital of the Nakhon Pathom Province. One of the most important landmarks is the giant Phra Pathom Chedi. The city is also home to Thailand's only Bhikkhuni temple Wat Song Thammakanlayani (วัดทรงธรรมกัลยาณี), which is also open to women from abroad.
Nakhon Pathom houses a campus of Silpakorn University within the Sanam Chan Palace.
The city lies 57 km west of Bangkok.
Coordinates: 13°49′14″N 100°03′45″E / 13.82056°N 100.06250°E