Sights & Attractions
Samut SongkhramOperating day:
DailyOperating time: 08.30 - 17.00
King Rama II Memorial Park
Category : Royal Project, Research and Development, Parks & Gardens
Attraction Details :
This park was built to honor King Rama II and is run by a royally-supported foundation. King Rama II was awarded the status of Person of the World by UNESCO for his contributions to the arts and culture of Thailand, and his achievements are celebrated in this compound. In addition, the King Rama II Museum, composed of four buildings, houses artifacts from the early Rattanakosin era, King Rama II’s household furniture, and showcases the lives of Thais during the king’s reign.
Nearby, there is an open theater and a botanical garden where plants cited in Thai literature are cultivated. A shop offers local products and young saplings for those wishing to grow the plants at home.
To get there by public transport, take a bus at the Municipal Market of Amphoe Mueang Samut Songkhram, travelling from Mae Klong to Bang Nok Khwaek and Ratchaburi, and get off in front of the park. By car, take Highway 35 (Thon Buri–Pak Tho) to Km 63 and drive through the town of Samut Songkhram. Switch to Highway 325 (Samut Songkhram–Bang Phae) and take a left turn between Km 36-37 for around approximately 1 kilometer.
The park is open during weekdays from 8.30 am–5.00 and on weekends from 8.30 am-5.30 pm. Admission is 30 baht for adults and 10 baht for children. For more information, call 0 3475 1666 and 0 3475 1376, or fax 0 3475 1376.
How to get there :
Take a bus at the Municipal Market of Amphoe Mueang Samut Songkhram, routing from Mae Klong to Bang Nok Khwaek and Ratchaburi, and get off in front of the Park.
: Take Highway 35 (Thon Buri – Pak Tho) to Km 63 and drive through the town of Samut Songkhram. Switch to Highway 325 (Samut Songkhram – Bang Phae). Take a left turn between Km 36-37 for around