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The province of Samut Songkhram

General information about the province of Samut Songkhram

Province capital: Samut Songkhram
Name in Thai: สมุทรสงคราม

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samut songkhram

Province of region Central Thailand

The province of Samut Songkhram is located barely an hour southwest of Bangkok. Tourist, it probably attracts more Thais than foreign tourists who for the most part only spend an hour or two there, the time to see the train cross the market on the Mae Klong railway and its merchants who fold quickly their stalls as the train approaches. not far away is Amphawa and its floating market? Much less popular, it is nevertheless a great place to spend the weekend!

Visitors can also explore the area's ancient temples, such as Wat Bang Kung, enveloped by tree roots, as well as the tropical fruit orchards and coconut farms that dot the countryside. They can see the prophecy of coconut sugar and other craftsmen. The countryside of Samut Songkhram is very beautiful and its land, which mixes river and marine silt, is very fertile. This is the corner of the floating docks. That of Amphawa, that of Tha Kha, that of Bangg Noï or Damnoen Saduak in the neighboring province of Ratchaburi

Samut Songkhram offers an authentic experience in the heart of Thailand.

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The Amphawa Floating Market operates from Friday to Sunday, with Saturday being the most vibrant and interesting day. On Fridays, there are fewer stalls and shops open, and many close by 8 PM. On Saturdays, there are more visitors, predominantly Thai, with more stalls and shops open. You’ll also find more boats cooking meals that you can enjoy at the dockside tables, and the market stays lively until around 9 PM when the first stalls begin to close. On Sundays, many things start to close as...

Samut Songkhram

Samut Songkhram is an hour and a half drive southwest of Bangkok. Also know under the name of Mae Klong, the city is famous for its market on the railway, the famous 'Talat Rom Hub' (market of the folding umbrellas) Mae Klong Railway Market . The part installed on the railroad folds and unfolds at each passage of the train. An amazing spectacle that attracts more and more tourists. Their biggest majori...

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