Sights & Attractions
Samut SongkhramOperating day:
DailyOperating time: 07.00 - 20.00
Church of the Virgin Mary or Atsana Wihan Maephra Bangkoet
Category : Other religious & spiritural sites, Churches
Attraction Details :
The Church of the Virgin Mary continues to be a holy place for Christian families living in the area. Father Paolo Salmone, a French Missionary, constructed it in 1890 AD, taking approximately 6 years. Visitors can enjoy the church’s French-Gothic architectural style, stained glass interiors, statues, candelabra and carvings, alongside the pulpit and holy water basin.
The church is located at Mu 7, Tambon Bang Nok Khwaek. Follow the Samut Songkhram–Bang Nok Khwaek route (the same way to King Rama II Memorial Park) for around 5 kilometers. The church is around 100 meters from the Somdet Phra Ammarin Bridge Junction.
Advance arrangements must be made with the priest in charge for a guided tour by calling 0 3476 1347.
How to get there :
Follow the Samut Songkhram – Bang Nok Khwaek route (the same way to King Rama II Memorial Park) for around 5 km. The church is around 100 m from the Somdet Phra Ammarin Bridge Junction