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Samut Sakhon - สมุทรสาคร

Samut Sakhon is 36km from Bangkok, 428km from Chumphon, 898km from Hat Yai, 119km from Kanchanaburi, 778km from Krabi, 48km from Nakhon Pathom, 746km from Nakhon Si Thammarat, 1,114km from Narathiwat, 1,020km from Pattani, 88km from Phetchaburi, 805km from Phatthalung, 753km from Phang Nga, 827km from Phuket, 245km from Prachuap Khiri Khan, 532km from Ranong, 78km from Ratchaburi, 37km from Samut Songkhram, 939km from Satun, 915km from Songkhla, 123km from Suphanburi, 609km from Surat Thani, 793km from Trang and 1,049km from Yala.

Samut Sakhon Province shares borders with Samut Songkhram, Ratchaburi, Nakhon Pathom and Bangkok.

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Samut Sakhon Tourist Attractions

Mahachai Market

Mahachai Market center of commerce and transport for Samut Sakhon, including boat charters and long tail boats.

The City Pillar Shrine Procession

The City Pillar Shrine Procession is an annual event staged by the residents of Samut Sakhon in honour of Chao Phor Lak Mueang, the town’s guardian spirit.

Samut Sakhon Seafood Festival

During the month of February is the Samut Sakhon Seafood Festival, this includes sales of seafood and other well known products of Samut Sakhon. There are good opportunities to shop for seafood, dried or fresh, of high quality. Enjoy cultural performances and various kinds of music.

Samut Sakhon Science Centre for Education

Science center open daily from Monday to Friday, 8.30 a.m. to 4.30 p.m. Also has a few different gardens.

Plong Liam

Plong Liam is a chimney of a Portuguese sugar factory, called Captain Hit. It was built in 1824 during the reign of King Rama III. It is a chimney made of bricks and cement on a 4 meter-width and 4 metre-height square base. From the base rises an octagonal chimney. Each side is 1 meter wide and its overall height is 30 meters.

Pom Wichianchodok Fort

This fortress is located near the city pillar shrine in the town. It was constructed in 1827 during the reign of King Rama III to prevent sea invasion by an enemy. It can be seen as ruins nowadays. The cannons, which used to be housed in the fortress, are now displayed at the city pillar shrine and the city hall.

Ao Maha Chai Mangrove Forest Natural Resource Study Centre

The Ao Mahachai Mangrove Forest Study Centre offers a nature trail along a mangrove forest around the Tha Chin Estuary. From the town, take Sutthiwawithi Road for 2.5 kilometres, then turn left and proceed for 6.5 kilometres to the centre.

Ban Don Kai Dee (Benjarong Village)

Ban Don Kai Dee in Krathum Baen District of Samut Sakhon Province where the famous Benjarong porcelain is made . The ceramics produced here are of the finest quality and are much sought after by collectors, universally admired for the beauty and grace of their unique form, design and colour.

Salt Farms

Samut Sakhon is the biggest producer of brine salt. Its picturesque salt farms, which sprawl across the border with Samut Songkhram and along the Thon Buri-Pak Tho Highway, have provided a back drop for many holiday snapshots.

Wat Khok Kham

The interesting part of this temple is the old ubosot decorated around with Sema boundary markers. At the front of the temple lies a renovated chedi in the Ayutthaya style of art.The wooden engraving design at the gables is beautiful. Besides, there is a Phanthai Norasing Shrine which was a temporary shrine and a store of antique objects concerning the story of Phanthai Norasing such as parts of the Ekkachai and Butsabok royal barges, etc.

Wat Nang Sao

Wat Nang Sao is located in Tambon Tha Mai. Take Highway No. 35 (Thon Buri-Pak Tho) to Highway No. 3091 for approximately 5 kilometres and turn left into Soi Wat Nang Sao 2 for 1 kilometre.
According to legend, Sakhon Buri is a beach town in the south of Ayutthaya city. During a war in then Burma, a group of Thai people immigrated along the Tha Chin River. The elderly and women hid in the ancient Phra Ubosot. Later, the Thais helped one another in fighting with the Burmese troops and gained victory. The immigrants then, settled in the area.
Among them, 2 sisters who once had taken refuge in the Phra Ubosot, had an idea to renovate it. However, the elder one realized that the temple was too damaged and thus, built a new one instead. Therefore, the younger sister would like to do as promised that if they survived, they would have the temple renovated. Therefore, she finished the renovation and called it “Wat Phrommachari”. Later, it was called “Wat Nong Sao”.
At present, it is eroded into “Wat Nang Sao”. The important ancient monument of the temple is a brick ordination hall on a curved base similar to a junk with one entrance which is called “Bot Maha Ut”. It has the ancient style of a terracotta tiled roof, whose beams were made of logs and twin sandstone boundary markers. In the area, in front of the temple next to the Tha Chin River is located a fish sanctuary, full of striped catfish. It is well-known among tourists who usually come to visit and feed the fish.

Samut Sakhon Guest Houses & Hotels

Kung Nam Resort
56/6 Moo 6, Tumbon Ban Bo, Amphoe Mueang, Samut Sakhon 74000
Thailand Tel: 034-839-261 034-839-883

Central Place
1242/469 Eakachai Road, Tumbon Mahachai, Amphoe Mueang, Samut Sakhon 74000
Tel: 034-412-817-8

Galaxy-Inn Hotel
99/9 Moo 7 Phetkasam Road, Tumbon Aomnoi, Amphoe Krathumbaen, Samut Sakhon 74130
Tel: 02-420-8057-60

Kasem Hotel
Maharchai, Muang Samut Sakhon, Samut Sakhon 74000
034 411 078 ‎

Top Inn Hotel
Liap Khlong Siwa Phasawat, Na Di, Muang Samut Sakhon, Samut Sakhon 74000
Tel. +(66)34830-741

Sri Pathum Hotel
Tha Sai, Muang Samut Sakhon, Samut Sakhon 74000
034 423 749

‎ Ban Phaeo Hotel
Ban Phaeo, Samut Sakhon 74120
034 482 396

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