Phanom Thuan is a region amphoe in the eastern piece of Kanchanaburi Province, focal Thailand. The region of Phanom Thuan was involved in ancient occasions. At the archeological site of Ban Don Ta Phet numerous ancient rarities were found in a fourth century burial ground, which demonstrated exchange relations with India, Vietnam, and the Philippines.
At the Don Chedi archeological site a removal by the Fine Arts Department in 1982 recuperated numerous human skeletons and additionally elephant bones and swords. In this way this site may even have been the area of the popular skirmish of King Naresuan against the Burmese crown-sovereign, most generally doled out to the Don Chedi District close-by.
Phanom Thuan District was one of the initial three regions of Kanchanaburi Province. It was at first named Nuea northern region as it secured the northern piece of the area. At the point when in 1831 King Rama III moved the focal point of Kanchanaburi and corrected its degree, Nuea region was renamed to Ban Thuan, covering the sloping regions and the northward streaming waterway. In 1939 the region name was changed to Phanom Thuan.