Tag: Amphoe Phra Pradaeng

Bang Nampheung Floating Market

Bang Nampheung Floating Market

PLACE: Bang Nampheung Floating Market (ตลาดน้ำบางน้ำผึ้ง)
LOCATION: Bang Nampheung sub-district in Phra Pradaeng district
GPS Coordinates: 13.680852, 100.574814
OPENING HOURS: Weekends, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Also open public holidays if on a Monday or Friday
ADMISSION: Free

A new floating market near Bangkok located at Tambon Bang Nampheung, Phra Pradaeng District. It originated under the cooperation between the Bang Nampheung Subdistrict Administration Organization and local community in an attempt to release their superabundant crops and, as a consequence, create employment and income to the community. The charm of this floating market is the canalside lifestyle of the community whose members are mostly Thai – Mon.

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Siamese Fighting Fish Gallery

Siamese Fighting Fish Gallery

PLACE: Siamese Fighting Fish Gallery
LOCATION: Bangkachao sub-district in Phra Pradaeng district
GPS Coordinates: 13.700126, 100.562837
TELEPHONE: 02 8150149
OPENING HOURS: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Closed on Wednesdays
ADMISSION: free

The only Siamese Fighting Fish Gallery in the world is situated on the Bangkachao Peninsula, only ten minutes away from downtown Bangkok. This area has been named “best urban oasis” by TIME magazine. The gallery was established in 2009, and displays a wide variety of Siamese Fighting Fish and other fishes found in the nearby Chao Phaya River.

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Sri Nakhon Khuean Khan Park

Sri Nakhon Khuean Khan Park

PLACE: Sri Nakhon Khuean Khan Park And Botanical Garden (สวนสาธารณะและสวนพฤกษชาติ ศรีนครเขื่อนขันธ์)
LOCATION: Bangkachao sub-district in Phra Pradaeng district
GPS Coordinates: 13.696934, 100.563736
OPENING HOURS: 6:00 a.m. – 8 p.m.
ADMISSION: Free

Sri Nakhon Khuean Khan Park and Botanical Garden is located in Bang Kachao Sub-District, Samut Prakan Province with an area over 200 Rai. This place was established for being the source production of fresh air, the public park for relaxing and exercising for the people. Also, it is a place for ecosystem education on plant species and animals both local and within nearby area. Therefore, it compares as one of an oasis for the city people who want to experience nature, the local way of life and escaping Bangkok’s chaos.

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Phlaeng Faifa Fort

Phlaeng Faifa Fort

PLACE: Phlaeng Faifa Fort (ป้อมแผลงไฟฟ้า)
LOCATION: Talat sub-district in Phra Pradaeng District
GPS Coordinates: 13.657226, 100.532761
OPENING HOURS: daily
ADMISSION: free

This old fortress is located at Tambon Talat. Only a few parts of the fortress are still in good condition. It was one of the fortresses of Muang Nakhon Khuaenkhan, serving as a military base at the mouth of the Chao Phraya River. There are many fortresses because King Rama I commanded that the fortresses be built for protecting the kingdom. At present, Muang Phra Pradaeng Municipality has developed the area of the fortress into a recreational area for the townspeople. The upper part of the fortress displays several old cannons. Trees have been planted all around.

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