Samut Prakan

Things to do in Samut Prakan

Samut Prakan covering 1,005 sq. kilometers and located on the outskirts of Bangkok (approx. 25 kilometeres) is presently an industrial / commercial area along side special tourist attractions.

King Rama II developed this area in 1819. Also known as Muang Paj Nam (literally translated as The City at the Mouth of the River) is mostly covered with paddy field, orchards, Samae groves, mangroves, and nipa palms (its essence and leaves are used to make Thai sweet delicacy with sticky rice). River canals can be found meshed across the area.

Neighboring Provinces: Bangkok and Chachoengsao
Capital: Samut Prakan Region: Central Thailand

 

Things to do in Samut Prakan


Samutprakarn Crocodile Farm and Zoo

Samutprakarn Crocodile Farm and Zoo

The world’s largest crocodile farm. This large farm with over 60,000 fresh and saltwater crocodiles is some 30 kilometers from Bangkok.            

Ancient City (Siam) Muang Boran

Ancient City (Siam) Muang Boran

Ancient city is a centre of replicas of important historical sites in the country. It covers an area of approximately 800 rai and was first constructed at the end of…

Erawan Museum in Samut Prakan

Erawan Museum in Samut Prakan

Located on Sukhumvit Road (old route) passing Bang Phli Intersection prior to the Pak Nam Intersection, covering an area of 12 rai of the Thonburi Automotive Assembly Plant Company Limited,…

Phra Samut Chedi

Phra Samut Chedi

Located on the Chao Phraya River’s bank in Samut Prakan. The height of the pagoda was 38 meters.

Pak Nam Fresh Market

Pak Nam Fresh Market

One of the largest fresh seafood markets in Thailand that is located in the heart of Samut Prakan city in front of Chao Phraya River.