Aerial Photograph at Don Manora Floating Market, Samut Songkhram
Samut Songkhram is located just southwest of Bangkok, along the Gulf of Thailand. Attractions in the province include floating markets, temples, a Siamese cat house, and the Ban Phaya So – the home of a famous alto fiddle maker who combines the art of traditional Thai music with wood carving.
⭐ How to Reach:
🚗By car : Take Highway 35 (Thon Buri – Pak Tho or Rama II Road), past the Na Kluea – Maha Chai Intersection. At around Km 63, take the elevated way into the town of Samut Songkhram. 005-050nte5.indd 5 4/19/11 5:30 PM 6
🚌 By bus :The Transport Company Limited offers a daily bus service between Bangkok and Samut Songkhram, leaving the Southern Bus Terminal on Borommaratchachonnani Road from 5.40 a.m. – 9.00 p.m. For an air-conditioned bus (Damnoen Tour), call Tel. 0 2894 6355, or visit www.transport.co.th.
🚆By train : From the Wongwian Yai Railway Station, there is a daily train from Wongwian Yai to Maha Chai. Take a boat from the Maha Chai Pier to the Tha Chalom Pier and get on a train from the Ban Laem Railway Station to the town of Samut Songkhram. Or take a bus from the Maha Chai Railway Station straight to the town. For a train schedule, contact the Wongwian Yai Railway Station, Tel. 0 2465 2017, 0 2890 6260, or visit www.railway.co.th
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