(1) COMING FROM BANGKOK ALONG SUKHUMVIT ROAD

The main entrance to the Wat Asokaram is off Sukhumwit Road. If you are driving from Bangkok on Sukhumwit Road you will have to first head towards Samut Prakan. As you approach Samut Prakan City, look out for the Chon Buri signs. You need to follow these as it will take you around the city.

Here you are approaching the traffic lights. You need to turn left at the intersection and head towards Chon Buri.

As you approach the traffic lights, you will spot this clocktower on your right handside. You will find the City Hall here. From this point, the entrance to Wat Asokaram is exactly 6.24 kms away.

This is the traffic lights where you turn left. If you want to enter the city you should go straight ahead. If you stay in the lefthand lane you do not need to wait for the green light when you turn left. Exactly 1.19 kms later you will reach an intersection. Srinakarin Road is on your left. You need to go straight across this intersection.

Exactly 1.36 kms from this intersection you will pass Big C on your right. Keep going.

About 1 kms further, there is another intersection and traffic light. Go straight across again following the sign for Chon Buri. If you stay in the lefthand lane you do not need to wait for the green light.

Exactly 470 meters after this intersection, you will spot this sign to turn-off for the Crocodile Farm on your right. Keep going. Keep in the righthand lane as you will need to do a u-turn.

Exactly 2.58 kms from the Crocodile Farm turnoff, you will pass this Standing Buddha on your left. On the opposite side is the entrance to the Red Cross Society. You need to do a u-turn here so make sure you keep in the righthand lane.

After the u-turn, you need to keep in the lefthand lane as your turn-off is only 295 meters away. You will see this sign in Thai first on your left.

This is Soi 60 which is where you need to turn left for Wat Asokaram. The temple is at the bottom of this lane.

(1) COMING FROM BANGKOK ALONG SRINAKARIN ROAD

Towards the Southern end of Srinakarin Road, you will pass Tesco Lotus Plus on your right handside. Exactly 747 meters later you will reach the Kanchanaphisek Outer Ring road intersection.

You need to follow the green “through traffic” sign to Samut Prakan.

Exactly 2.47 kms later you will reach an intersection at the end of Srinakarin Road. On your left are the nets of a golf driving range. You need to turn left here. You don’t need to wait for the traffic lights.

Exactly 1.36 kms from this intersection you will pass Big C on your right. Keep going.

About 1 kms further, there is another intersection and traffic light. Go straight across again following the sign for Chon Buri. If you stay in the lefthand lane you do not need to wait for the green light.

Exactly 470 meters after this intersection, you will spot this sign to turn-off for the Crocodile Farm on your right. Keep going. Keep in the righthand lane as you will need to do a u-turn.

Exactly 2.58 kms from the Crocodile Farm turnoff, you will pass this Standing Buddha on your left. On the opposite side is the entrance to the Red Cross Society. You need to do a u-turn here so make sure you keep in the righthand lane.

After the u-turn, you need to keep in the lefthand lane as your turn-off is only 295 meters away. You will see this sign in Thai first on your left.

This is Soi 60 which is where you need to turn left for Wat Asokaram. The temple is at the bottom of this lane.