Tourist Attractions in Samut Prakan

This is a map of all of the tourist attractions that can be found in Samut Prakan province. Click on the links on the map to see more information.

Ancient Siam

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One of the main tourist attractions in Samut Prakan is Muang Boran. This is a historical park covering 200 acres and contains replicas of historically important structures in Thailand.


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Ban Sakhla

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Ban Sakhla is an isolated community surrounded by shrimp and crab farms. There is an interesting temple and a canal side market.


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Bang Nampheung Floating Market

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A good place to relax at the weekend is the floating market in the place called the “lungs of Bangkok”. Come here to have a brunch and buy handicrafts.


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Bang Pu Seaside Resort

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Located along the coast is the popular pier where you can eat your evening meal in comfort. From October to March large flocks of seagulls pass through.


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City Pillar Shrine

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The city pillar in Paknam is unusual because it is a combination of a Chinese Shrine and a Thai city pillar. It was built in 1822 by the command of King Rama II.


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Crocodile Farm & Zoo

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The large Crocodile Farm is our most famous and popular tourist attraction. They have over 40,000 crocodiles on show including the largest captive crocodile.


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Erawan Museum

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The biggest landmark in Samut Prakan is the giant three-headed elephant which is believed to be the largest elephant in the world.


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Khun Samut Chin

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People in the Khun Samut Chin community have moved their houses inland numerous times due to land erosion. Only the monks refused to move.


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Klong Suan 100 Year Old Market

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This old market a has recently been rediscovered by local tourists. A great place to relax and eat with you family or to take pictures of an authentic slice of old Thailand.


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Naval Museum

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The museum exhibits historical information on the Royal Thai Navy and major naval battles.


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Phi Sua Samut Fort

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This fortress is on an island in the Chao Phraya River opposite the city hall. There are three surviving Armstrong guns here on display.


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Phlaeng Faifa Fort

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There used to be many forts protecting the approach to Bangkok. This one in Phra Pradaeng is one of the few that remains in relatively good condition.


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Phra Chulachomklao Fort

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Guarding the estuary and approach to Bangkok is this still working fort that is over 100 years old. There is also a navy training ship which you can board and explore.


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Phra Samut Chedi

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The popular name for this pagoda is ‘Phra Chedi Klang Nam’ and it is the symbol of the province. There is an annual temple fair here for nine days and nine nights during October.


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Siamese Fighting Fish Gallery

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The only Siamese Fighting Fish Gallery in the world is situated on the Bangkachao Peninsula.


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Sri Nakhon Khuean Khan Park

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Sri Nakhon Khuean Khan Park and Botanical Garden is an oasis for city people wanting to experience nature, the local way of life and escaping Bangkok’s chaos.


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Taco Lake

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Wakeboarding for sports lovers on this large lake.


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Thamma Katanyu Foundation

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Thamma Katanyu Foundation was built in 1991 and is decorated with auspicious animal statues according to Chinese belief and lifestyle. There is a popular Lantern Festival here every year.


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Wat Asokaram

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This is a famous temple for people who want to practice mediation. There is also a mangrove boardwalk down to the Gulf of Thailand. You can see mud skippers and monitor lizards.


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Wat Bang Phli Yai Klang

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The largest Reclining Buddha in Thailand is at Wat Bang Phli Yai Klang. It is 53 metres long and inside you can even see a shrine for the heart.


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Wat Bang Phli Yai Nai

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This temple is highly revered by local people as it enshrines the Luangpho To Buddha image. During October every year there is a popular festival parade along the canal.


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