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Samut Sakhon

Highlights
  • Wat Chong Lom
  • Wat Luk Si Raja Samosorn
  • Wat Pa Chai Ransi
  • Wat Grok Grak

Samut Sakhon is one of well-known coastal provinces along the line of Thailand bay. The main industries of this province are fishery and large scale production of Sea salt.

There is a Historical record of Ayutthaya era that relates to Samut Sakhon. This record contains a story about an honorable figure named Pan Thai Norasing. It is a tale about his loyalty when he served under his lord. 

According to Samut Sakhon attraction Information Center, there are some tourist attractions that are worth for a visit. Some examples are Wat Chong Lom which features estuary views, while the back side boasts a Tha Chin River view, Wat Luk Si Raja Samosorn is the main city’s Temple that contains Samut Sakhon’s Buddha statue, Wat Pa Chai Ransi; has an architectural style that is similar to rock palaces of those located in north-eastern cities in the ancient time, Pan Thai Norasing Historical Park; where Pan Thai Norasing shrine was built and has nature trails for us to study about mangrove forest.

Wat Grok Grak is a temple in Meuang Samut Sakhon District. The attraction of this temple is a Buddha statue wearing sunglasses. A tale about this statue is that, long time ago, there was an outbreak of conjunctivitis, so Villagers came to pray to the statue and they placed gold sheets on the eyes of the statue as a gift. As a result, the abbot of the temple has to wear the statue with the sunglasses to prevent villagers from placing gold sheets at the eyes.

The Dolphin viewpoint is located at the Machanu Shrine on the Mahachai estuary.

Don Kai Dee village or Benjarong village is a village of craftsmen who have demonstrated skills to make Thai porcelains from generations to generation. The Thai porcelains from this village are high quality guaranteed by the 5 stars of One Tambon One Product (OTOP) standards.

Wat Nang Sao is a temple that has some wield looking sanctuary called Ma Ha Ud sanctuary. This sanctuary has its base look like a ship bilge. Also, it has no window and has only one entrance.

Pan Thai Norasing Waterpark is located in Meuang Samut Sakhon District. This place has a lot of playthings and activities to have fun with.

According to Samut Sakhon Travel Guide Samut Sakhon Province has a lot of activities for tourists to participate.

Historical trips held by Samut Sakhon Province itself are bus trips for detour around historical and cultural attractions, such as Pan Thai Norasing Shrine, Vi Chean Cho Dok Fort, and Mahachai Market.

Aside from Historical trips, there are also other activities that tourists can participate around Samut Sakhon. For example, Boat trips that travel along city’s Canals, agricultural tours that take tourist around fruit farms and flower gardens, demonstrating how to make coconut sugar and how to make Thai porcelains.

For food and accommodation, there are a lot of fresh Seafood offered with cheap prices, yet good qualities. Also, the coastal area has a lot of resorts and hotels with a beautiful sea view. However, if you want some local HomeStays, you can find them along the canal, far from the city such as Thai Porcelain village homestay group, which is a homestay group found by villagers, providing tourists with both accommodation and activities to learn About thai porcelains.

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