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Samut Songkhram Attractions

Amphawa floating market or Sunset floating market

Amphawa floating market is one of the most popular floating market in Thailand. The merchants sell their goods in their boats. Alongside the canal there are shops opening to sell food, drinks, snacks, cloths, and souvenirs.

Tha Kha floating market

This floating market offers example of local life. Local merchants sell agricultural products in their boats in the morning.

Bang Nok Kwaek floating market

Aged more than 150 years old, the market is not so far away from the infamous Amphawa floating market. Aside from merchants in their boats, the classic wooden buildings alongside the canal is a fascinating attraction to visit.

Bang Noi floating market

This floating market is simple, and quieter just how traditional Thai life is expected to be.

Rom Hoob market (Umbrella Market)

The market locates near Mae Klong train station, and right next to railway. Shopkeepers will open their umbrellas or awnings during their business time and shut them when a train comes.

Wat Amphawan Chetiyaram

The area in the back of this temple was a house of King Rama I or the first king of the current reign of Thailand and his queen. The house is also the birth place of King Rama II.

King Rama II Park

Also known as King Rama II museum, the attraction locates near Wat Amphawan and Amphawa floating market. It exhibits ancient artifacts from early Rattanakosin era such as, Bencharong, kitchenware, Thai mythical masks, etc.

Bang Kung Camp

The camp plays significant role in Thai history. A church in the area is covered by four types of trees; Photi, Sai, Krai, and Krang. The church is called Prok Photi.

Nativity of Our Lady Cathedral

The cathedral situates by the river, showing its beautiful architecture and interior decoration.

Don Hoi Lot

It is the shoal locating near Mar Klong River, which caused by precipitation of snady soil from main land. There are many types of shellfish in the area but mostly are razor clam. Don Hoi Lot is a famous place to find fresh and dried seafood, including many other local goods. Seafood dining is also available along the whole road.

Chang-Eng Siamese Twins Memorial

The memorial is to celebrate the life of the famous conjoined twins Chang and Eng who brought much renown to Thailand.

Wat Petch Samut Wora Viharn

The temple is a house of Luang Por Wat Baan Laem buddha image which is one of the very important ones in Thailand.

Fireflies Cruise

Tourists can board the romantic boat ride at Amphawa floating market to see the firefly at night when they amazingly glitter before your eyes. 

Credits: www.tourismthailand.org

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