Samut Songkhram

Amphawa Floating Market in Samut Songkhram

Samut Songkhram is the province of fertile land, of plants and food grains, the production source of vegetables and fruits, as well as a vast variety of seafood products.

It is also an interesting historical source for the early Rattanakosin period. Samut Songkhram is an ancient province with a long history.
Originally, it is believed that this province was once a part of Ratchaburi province, and called Suan Nok at that time. Then, towards the end of the Ayutthaya period going on to the Thonburi period, it was separated from Ratchaburi province.

Samut Songkhram is located 72 kilometers from Bangkok, occupies an area of 416 square kilometers and is administrative divided into 3 districts: Mueang Samut Songkhram, Bang Khonthi, Amphawa

Things to do in Samut Songkhram


Wat Bang Kung Temple

Wat Bang Kung Temple

This Wat is situated in Bang Kung Military Camp, formerly the stronghold of King Taksin in his campaign against the Burmese forces after the establishment of Thon Buri as the…

Amphawa Floating Market in Samut Songkhram

Amphawa Floating Market in Samut Songkhram

Talat Nam Yam Yen Amphawa is one of the most famous afternoon Floating markets in Thailand. It is located near Wat amphawan chetiyaram in Samut Songkram province, 65 km from…

Maeklong River

Maeklong River

Considered the most important river in Western Thailand, Mae Klong river was formed by the joining of the Kwae Noi and Kwae Yai river the river at Kanchanaburi. It flows…

King Rama II Memorial Park

King Rama II Memorial Park

The park is lush and green with a great variety of plants. Saplings can be bought from shops lining the entrance to the park. Inside, an open air theatre has…

Church of the Virgin Mary

Church of the Virgin Mary

The Church of the Virgin Mary is one of the most beautiful and oldest French Gothic cathedrals in Thailand, located next to Bang Nok Kwaeng Riverside Market in Samut Songkhram….

Chang-Eng Siamese Twins Memorial

Chang-Eng Siamese Twins Memorial

Eng and Chang Siamese Twins Memorial are located in Tambon Lat Yai, 4 km from City Hall. The statues were built in memory of Eng and Chang, the famous Siamese…

Bang Noi Floating Market

Bang Noi Floating Market

Located at the Bangnoi canal about five kilometers away from the King Rama II Memorial Park in Amphawa District. Wooden houses were built along the two riversides.      …

Ban Dontri or House of Music

Ban Dontri or House of Music

Ban Dontri or House of Music is located in the temple compound of Wat Kudi Thong. A school building is used for instructing traditional Thai music. The Samut Songkhram Primary…

Ban Khao Yi San Museum

Ban Khao Yi San Museum

The museum display history and cultural heritage of Samut Songkhram Province, features the history of the area and its inhabitants.            

Wat Pradoo Temple

Wat Pradoo Temple

Wat Pradoo, the Royal Temple, is an ancient temple. It was established in late Ayutthaya period. The former chapel was permitted and approved royally to perform any Buddhist ceremony concerned…

Wat Phummarin Kudi Thong

Wat Phummarin Kudi Thong

Wat Phummarin Kudi Thong is situated by the bank of Mae Klong River, on the west side of the end of Phrachachuen canals mouth. The attraction of the temple is…