Samut Prakan Estuary


This Google Earth shot is a view of Samut Prakan with North and Bangkok to the left. It has also been tilted so that more can be seen.

  1. The latest tourist attraction for the city is Chang Erawan, the three-headed elephant
  2. Naval Museum on Sukhumwit Road. This is the road you take from Bangkok to the city.
  3. This is Phra Samut Chedi. A hundred years ago this temple used to be on an island in the middle of the river.
  4. This is another island in the middle of the river. This one has the Phi Sua Samut Fort.
  5. The city center is on the East Bank. The marked area is City Hall.
  6. Sukhumwit Road bypasses the city and then continues on its way to Chonburi and Pattaya.
  7. Off the Sukhumwit Road you will find the Ancient City.
  8. Bang Pu Seaside Resort Pier is a great place to go to enjoy the sea breeze and to feed the seagulls.
  9. About 10 minutes from the city is the Crocodile Farm. This has the largest captive crocodile in the world.
  10. On the West Bank near the river mouth is the navy dockyard.
  11. The entrance to the Chao Phraya River is protected by the Chulachomklao Fort.