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Attractions in Ang Thong
Historical Sites
Phratamnak Khamyat
Location : Pho Thong District
Phratamnak Khamyat is located in Khamyat, 2.5 kilometres west of Wat Pho Thong on Ayutthaya Pho Thong Road. At present only four walls of the royal residence remain. The 10x20 meters royal residence, made of brick and plaster, stands eminent in a paddy field. The artistic beauty still remains e.g. motifs around the window, front and back balcony, was painted in red soil and covered with wooden floor.
Wat Khun Inthapramun
Location: Pho Thong District Wat Khun Inthapramun
Wat Khun Inthapramun

Wat Khun Inthapramun is located in Inthapramun. It is an ancient temple constructed in the Sukhothai period. Considering the original line of brick remains, it is estimated to be a large temple. The largest and longest reclining Buddha in Thailand, 50 meters from the topknot to the feet, is enshrined here. Originally, the reclining Buddha image was housed in the wihan, but this temple was on fire and was left deserted with the Buddha image in the open for centuries. The image features and size are similar to those of Phranon Chaksi, a reclining Buddha image in Sing Buri Province. Therefore, it is assumed to have been constructed in the same period. The image possesses attractive Buddha features with a serene smiling face attracting respectfulness and faithfulness from people. Thai kings went to pay homage to the image e.g. King Borommakot in 1753, King Rama V in 1878 and 1908. The present king came to present the royal Kathin robes in 1973 and again in 1975. Buddhists from all over the country always make their visits to worship the image.

Moreover, within Wat Khun Inthapramun compound, there are historical remains of basement, some parts of walls, and Buddha image in Luangpho Khao wihan. Inside the all-purpose pavilion, there is a statue of Khun Inthapramun and the skeleton found in the wihan of the reclining Buddha image in 1998 lying on his face with his hands and feet tied up. People believe that this skeleton is of Khun Inthapramun, but some say it is not. According to the legend, Khun Inthapramun was a revenue officer who secretly embezzled the government tax to build this reclining Buddha image as a holy object. When the King asked how he obtained the fund from, Khun Inthapramun did not reveal the truth because he was afraid that his merit from building the image would be passed on to the King. He was finally sentenced to death. And the temple was then called Wat Khun Inthapramun.
Ban Khu Muang
Location: Sawaengha District
Ban Khu Muang is located in Ban Phai, 4 kilometers from the north of Sawaeng Ha District and 3 kilometers from Bang Rachan stockade. At Ban Khu Mueang, archaeologists discovered ruins of an ancient city, which presumably existed during Thwarawadi period. Its evidence shows a wide ancient moat and earthen mound, some fragments of pottery, animal bones, beads, and medicine grinding stone. At present, it is a simple canal without any traces of historical sites.
Wat Sibuathong
Location: Sawaengha District
Wat Sibuathong is ocated in Sibuathong on the bank of Sibuathong Canal, 11 kilometers from the Sawaengha District Office. This old temple was constructed during the Ayutthaya period. Archaeological sites are the ubosot whose only two walls, about 1 meter thick each, made of large bricks still remain. Inside the ubosot there is a sandstone Buddha image in the Lopburi art style. Moreover, Choengchai roof tiles with designs of gods clasping hands in token of worship were found at this temple. About one kilometer north of the temple, there is a deserted temple with ruins of a small wihan, also made of large bricks. These two old temples are assumed to have been constructed during the late Ayutthaya period and left unattended during the fall of Khaibangrachan. Moreover, Sibuathong was the home town of the four famed heroes of the Battle of Khaibangrachan: Mr. Thongthaen, Mr. Chot, Mr. Muang, Mr. In.
Samko
Location: Samko District
Samko is approximately 25 kilometers away from Ang Thong city. Though it was originally a small reporting to Wiset Chai Chan District, it was promoted as sub-district and then as district in 1965. For its historical importance, Samko is mentioned in the royal chronicle that the Burmese marched their army from Dan Chedi Sam Ong to encamp in Samko before attacking Ayutthaya City. It is also the place where King Naresuan the Great and Phra Ekathotsarot led the troops toTraphangtru in Suphan Buri province and defeated the enemy by combat on elephant back.

At present, Samko is well known in its native tradition and folk arts. There are some agriculture areas in Samko converted from rice fields to other agriculture land e.g. lotus field, good species coconut plantations estate, and mixed orchard. Farmers know how to develop their career using new technologies to improve agriculture products in both quality and quantity and to earn satisfactory income. Samko is also a land of native songs where both male and female singers take significant roles in conserving and bringing native recreation and songs back to life.
Religious Site
Wat Angthong Worawihan
Location: Mueang District
Wat Angthong Worawihan
Wat Angthong Worawihan
Wat Ang Thong Worawihan is located in the east bank of the river. This is the third-class royal monastery opposite Ang Thong City Hall. Originally, there were 2 small temples located next to each other called Wat Pho Ngoen and Wat Pho Thong constructed in the reign of King Rama IV. Later in 1900, King Rama V had these 2 temples combined into one and graciously named it Wat Ang Thong. This temple is famous for its beautiful ubosot and bell-shaped chedi decorated with gold mirror. Groups of neatly lying Thai monks compartments are made of teak exhibiting the arts in early Rattanakosin period.
Wat Chantarangsi
Location: Mueang District
Located at Ban Na, Hua Phai, the temple is a home to sacred Buddha image called by the local residents "Luang Pho Yok" and Luang Pho Sod wiharn or sermon hall which houses Luang Pho Sod image, made of metal, which is the biggest metal Buddha image in the world. The image is 6 metres at the lap and 9.9 metres high.
Wat Mathurot Tiyaram
Location: Mueang District
Wat Mathurot Tiyaram former Wat Kuti is located on the bank of Pra Kam Thong in the ancient time which now becomes Chao Phraya River. It is assumed that the temple was built at the end of Ayutthaya Period. The remaining parts were the wall of the pagoda of the ordination hall and sermon hall which was well-located and beautifully built. The brick ordination hall was built in an arch shape with 4 metres wide, 8 metres long and 6 metres high. The roof is made of earthenware. The masterpiece of the ordination hall is the front and the back wood tympanums which are carved elaborately with lotus in the centre with an angle on the top, curled stem and the tip was carved in "Hang To" (lion tail) style.

The temple is located on Asia Road, 300 metres from the intersection towards Ang Thong town, turn right and continue 30 metres from the petrol station.
Wat Ratchapaksi
Location: Mueang District
Wat Tonson
Wat Tonson
Wat Ratchapaksi is located in the east bank of the Chao Phraya River, 3-4 kilometers from Ang Thong City, on Ang Thong - Ayutthaya Road, Wat Ratchapaksi is famed for large reclining Buddha image similar to size. The image is assumed to have been constructed during or before the Ayutthaya period. Formerly the image was in very bad condition.
Wat Suwansewariyaram
Location: Mueang District
Wat Suwansewariyaram is located in the east bank of the Chao Phraya River inTaladkruat. Take the Asian Highway (Highway No. 32) Km 103-104 or 3 kilometers from Ang Thong City Hall along the irrigation canal road. The wihan houses approximately 20 meters in length of a reclining Buddha image. Other ancient relics are about 100 years old.
Wat Thaiyan
Location: Mueang District
Constructed during the Ayutthaya period, Wat Thaiyan is located in the bank of Saladaeng Canal which connects the Noi River with the Chao Phraya River in Muang District. In the reigns of King Rama 3 and King Rama 4 of the Bangkok period, the path of allegiance ceremonies were performed at this temple. Another major attraction is that during the rainy season innumerable waterfowls can be seen in the area. Bird watchers are recommended to visit this place during the rainy reason.
Wat Ton Son
Location: Mueang District
Wat Ton Son is located in the west bank of the Chao Phraya River opposite Ang Thong Technical College. Wat Ton Son is an ancient temple housing Somdet Phra Si Mueangthong, a very beautiful seated Buddha image in the posture of subduing Mara with the lap size of about 14 meters wide and 19 meters high molded in metal and gilded. Wat Ton Son's abbot, Phra Ratchasuwanmalee, started the construction in 1973. Her Royal Highness, Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn performed a ceremony to complete the construction on March 7, 1985. This is regarded as the one of the largest metal molded Buddha images with beautiful posture.
Wat Pamok Worawihan
Location: Pa Mok District
Wat Pamok Worawihan
Wat Pamok Worawihan
Wat Pamok Worawihan is located in the municipal area of Pa Mok on the west bank of the Chao Phraya River, 18 kilometers from Muang district on Highway No. 309 (Ang Thong - Ayutthaya), This temple noted for housing one of the most beautiful reclining Buddha images in Thailand. The image is 22.58 meters from the topknot to the feet, made of brick and mortar and covered with gold. It is assumed to have been constructed in the Sukhothai period. The miracle story of the image is told that at the site of Wat Pamok, formerly there were two temples located next to each other: Wat Talat and Wat Chipakhao. This large reclining Buddha image floated along the river and sank in front of these two temples. People worshipped and pulled the image up and left it on the river bank. In the Royal Chronicle, it is mentioned that King Naresuan the Great before leading his army to attack Phra Maha Upparacha of Burma stopped at this temple gathering his troops and paid homage to the image. In 1728 in the reign of King Thaisa, the King came to control the removing of the image from the river bank which was destroyed by the river current to be enshrined in a new wihan at Wat Talat, 168 meters from the bank. King Thaisa then had these two temples fused into one and named it "Wat Pamok" according to Mok trees which were abundant in that area. Attractions at this temple are various e.g., Wihankhian, the mondop enshrining the four Buddha footprints etc.
Wat Phinitthammasan (Wat Krasop)
Location: Pa Mok District
Wat Phinitthammasan (Wat Krasop) is located in the east bank of Chao Phraya River in Bang Plakot on the route of Ang Thong - Pa Mok - Ayutthaya Km 15. Its former name was Wat Krasop. Main attractions are the old wihan constructed in the late Ayutthaya period and the large seated Buddha image made of plaster in the posture of subduing Mara built in the first Chiang Saen batch with the lap width of approximately 12 meters, enshrined in the open.
Wat Pho Thong
Location: Pho Thong District
Wat Pho Thong is located in Ban Pho Thong, Khamyat, opposite the entrance of Ban Bangchaocha, 9 kilometers fromMueang district on Ang Thong Pho Thong route. In the royal chronicle, Wat Pho Thong was the place where Krommakhun Phornphinit (Prince Uthumphorn or Khunluang Hawat) entered his monkshood. King Rama VI spent his summer vacation in this temple during his boat trip visiting the Noi River and Yai River in Krungkao precinct in 1916.
Wat Sa Kaew (Bangsadet home spun fabrics and an orphanage care center)
Location: Pa Mok District
Wat Sa Kaew is located in Bang Sadet approximately 200 meters away from Wat Tha Sutthawat along the irrigation canal road. If travel from Ayutthaya using Ayutthaya Ang Thong route (Highway No. 309) Km 39 - 40, entrance to the temple will be on the left side. This temple was constructed in 1699 when it was originally named Wat Sa Kaew. This temple has become the orphans care center with many children under supervision. Therefore, Wat Sa Kaew Orphanage Li Gay troupe has been established for earning income to cover the expenses in bringing up themselves, which in turn makes this temple become well known. Inside Wat Sa Kaew, there is Samakkhisamakhan building, which is a center for hand woven fabrics project under Her Majesty the Queens initiation established in 1981, currently under the supervision of Cottage Industry Section, Ministry of Industry. Also, there are good-quality woven clothes e.g. sarong, bathing cloth, etc. In front of the temple is the location of Pa Mok district Cultural Center, providing demonstration of weaving, silverware and court doll production, and agriculture produce from housewives e.g. banana. This represents the dissemination of Pa Mok district workmanship skills to be known and sold to the public.
Opening Hours : Daily from 09:00 am. - 04:00 pm.
Wat Thasutthawat
Location: Pa Mok District District
Wat Thasutthawat
Wat Thasutthawat
Wat Thasutthawat is located in the east bank of the Chao Phraya River in Bang Sadet. This ancient temple was constructed in the early Ayutthaya period. During the war, this site was the trooping route for the army crossing the Chao Phraya River. Take Ayutthaya Ang Thong route (Highway No. 309) Km 38-39, the temple entrance will be on the left side approximately 17 kilometers before reaching downtown Ang Thong province. At present, this temple is under the royal patronage of Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn. The temple compound is shaded with large trees exhibiting magnificent scene over the bank of the Chao Phraya River. The royal pavilion stands in the middle of the pond. Chedi (pagoda) exhibits ancient Buddha images and historical relics. Monuments of King Naresuan the Great and King Ekathotsarot are besides the pavilion. Inside the ubosot, Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn had her personal painters and drawers from the Royal Folk Arts and Crafts Project draw the mural paintings illustrating Phra Maha Chanok, history of Ang Thong province. Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn graciously drew a mango on this temple wall as well.
Wat Khian
Location: Wiset Chai Chan District
Wat Khian is another ancient temple locating at Sanchao Rongthong, near Wat Wiset Chai Chan, which is 12 kilometers from Mueang district. Follow Highway No. 3454 for approximately 1 kilometer. Inside the ubosot are exquisite mural paintings featuring stories of 10 former incarnations of the Lord Buddha, which were presumably the workmanship of a painter school in Mueang Wiset Chai Chan in the late Ayutthaya period. The painting features are similar to those painted in the same period being in the ubosot to Wat Ko and Wat Yai Suwannaram in Phetchburi Province.
Wat Luang
Location: Wiset Chai Chan District
Wat Luang is ocated in Wiset Chai Chan district, about 2 kilometers from the south of Wat Khian, on the bank of the irrigation canal. This temple is as old as Wat Wiset Chai Chan and Wat Khian. Interesting attractions are the old ubosot and the mural paintings inside. This ubosot faces the west, Its gable is decorated with stucco designs of Lai Khruathao (a climbing plant) studded with beautiful porcelain, At the Chofa roof decoration, half figures of celestial beings emerge from the designs, whose feature is the same as the one at WatNai Dok Nai Thongkaeo Monument Tawat in Ayutthaya and Wat Klang in Samutprakan. The design of the Chofa roof decoration is assumed to have been constructed during the reign of King Narai. Moreover, there is a wihan enshrining the reclining Buddha image facing the west and made of large bricks.
Wat Muang
Location: Wiset Chai Chan District
Wat Muang
Wat Muang
Wat Muang is located at Huataphan, approximately 8 kilometers from downtown. Go along Ang Thong Wiset Chai Chan the temple will be on the left side. There are several important attractions in the temple. The ubosot of Wat Muang is surrounded by the biggest lotus petals in the world. Ground floor of Wihan Kaeo is a museum exhibiting sacred objects, antiques, and figures of renowned monks from all over the country. Within the temple compound, there are figures of heaven and hell, Thai god paradise, Chinese god paradise, and a huge statue of Kuan Im female goddess. At the back of the temple, there is a fish park where you can also buy some local products of Ang Thong province here.
Wat Oi
Location: Wiset Chai Chan District
Wat Oi is an old temple representing a symbol of Mueang Wiset Chai Chan locating at Sanchao Rongthong, on the west bank of the Noi River. The roofs were made of wood and covered with fire-clay tiles, as beautiful as the ubosot of Wat Ratchaburana in Ayutthaya. In addition Wat Oi, the Children Creation Foundation has provided accommodation for problem children: straying, drug addicted, or illegally behaved. The accommodation is called Ban Dek Klai Wat with the purpose of helping problem children to live better life. They can live with the beauty of natural surroundings and monks help to treat them mentally.
Wat Si Roi
Location: Wiset Chai Chan District
Wat Si Roi is located in the bank of the Noi River, at Siroi Village. Follow Highway No. 3454 km.31 - 32 (on Pho Phraya Tha ruea or Ang Thong Wiset Chai Chan route about 12.5 km. kilometers to the west of Mueang district, take a left turn along the irrigation canal road for 5 kilometers). At Wat Si Roi, there is a seated Buddha image in the posture of Pa Lelai, called Luangpho To the 21 meters high and 6 meters wide from knee to knee. Inside of the ubosot, there used to have exquisite mural paintings by the craftsmanship of painters school in Ayutthaya. At present, the paintings have been faded away.
Wat Wisetchaichan
Location: Wiset Chai Chan District
Wat Wisetchaichan is located in Phaichamsin, Wiset Chai Chan district, next to the south of Wiset Chai Chan, next to the south of Wiset Chai Chan District Office. The temple is commonly known as "Wat Thasuwan" presumably as old as Muang Wiset Chai Chan. Interesting attractions are the wihan in four porticos, 12 circular shaped pillars outside, a fortier roof and beautiful designs decorated on the gable : and the ubosot which was reconstructed during the Bangkok period, with attractive designs, and its floor elevated high. Inside the ubosot there are wall paintings on four sides dating over 30 years ago. The paintings feature picture shadings of scenery.
Wat Chaiyo Worawihan or Wat Ket Chaiyo
Location: Chaiyo District
Wat Chaiyo Worawihan
Wat Chaiyo Worawihan
Wat Chaiyo Worawihan or Wat Ket Chaiyo is located in the west bank of the Chao Phraya River, approximately 18 kilometers away from Mueang district, on Ang Thong Sing Buri route. This is the second-class royal monastery. Formerly it was a small ordinary temple constructed in the Ayutthaya period with the unknown building date. Later in the reign of King Rama IV, this temple was noted when Somdet Phra Phutthachan (To Phromrangsi) a revered monk of Wat Rakhangkhositaram in Thonburi constructed a large seated Buddha image in the posture of meditation made of white plaster.

In the reign of King Rama V, His Majesty the King went to worship the image and had Wat Chaiyo renovated in 1887 but the vibration from ramming piles of the wihan caused the large Buddha image to collapse. The king then commanded to build a new large Buddha image following the pattern of the large Buddha image at Wat Kalayanamit. The new one has the lap width of 16.10 meters and the height (from radiance to feet) of 22.65 meters and was graciously named Phra Mahaphutthaphim. There was the biggest celebration for the image ever held in Ang Thong at that time. The molded statue of Somdet Phra Phutthachan (To Phromrangsi) constructed in 1894, having the lap width of 5 meters and the height of 7 meters, has been enshrined in the wihan facing the Chao Phraya River.
Wat Phohom
Location: Chaiyo District
Wat Phohom (Wat Pahuaphan) is located in Ratchasathit (Tanot) on the west bank of the Chao Phraya River. It is 12 kilometers from Mueang district. Taking Ang Thong Sing Buri route at Km 68-69 andturn at the intersection for 1.5 kilometers.Originally, this temple was constructed in the Ayutthaya period and was left deserted. The temple was rebuilt 10 years ago.Attractions in this temple are 2 large stucco of four-face Bhrama heads, found from the excavation of this temple placed on trays beside chedi.The object reveals original workmanship of a Khmer-style sculpture.It is assumed that those heads were the top parts of either the temple gate or the ubosot gate similar to the one on top of the palace gate in Ayutthaya period. Moreover, the new abbots' compartment displays a mixture of Asian and European arts.
Wat Saket
Location: Chaiyo District
Wat Saket is an ancient temple, built in the Ayutthaya period, located in Chaiyaphum, on the east bank of the Chao Phraya River, approximately 15 kilometers from Mueang district. Formerly, Chaiyaphum was called Ban Saket, administratively reported to Wiset Chai Chan District. In the Royal Chronicle, it is mentioned that in 1585 when Phrachao Chiangmai led his army to encamp at Ban Saket, King Naresuan the Great and Somdet Phra Ekathotsarot attacked and finally defeated Phrachao Chiangmais army. The present King and Queen visited this temple in 1970 to make merit for King Naresuan the Great.
Wat Ban Phran
Location: Sawaengha District
Wat Ban Phran is located in Sriphran. Take Pho Thong Sawaeng Ha route (Highway No. 3054) Km 21-22. It is unknown when this ancient temple was built. Regarding to Luangpu Chaimongkons (from Ayutthaya) narration, a couple called Mr. Phan and Mrs. Ngoen and their son, Mr. Krapukthong constructed Wat Ban Phran at the end of Sukhothai era during 1319-1327. After that, this temple was deserted and was overspread with thick weeds and trees for over 100 years. When hunters set up small village in this area, they helped renovate this temple. There is a legend saying that the laterite Buddha image called Luangpho Kraithong enshrined in this wihan was built by King Sri Intharathit in Sukhothai and removed into separated parts for assembly again as the principal Buddha image in Wat Ban Phran. Since the founder would like to build his own principal image, he constructed wihan to house the Buddha image called Luangpho Kraithong. Krai represents the robe, and shoulder clothes of Luangpho Kraithong. Some fine days at midnight, Krai will turn into sparkling light indicating good luck for those who happen to see. It is believed to be a sacred one being able to protect the worshippers from danger.
Wat Yang
Location: Sawaengha District
Wat Yang is located in Huaiphai and is presumably constructed in the late Ayutthaya period. The historical remains to be found now are ubosot with an upward curve base similar to junk, sandstone Buddha images, damaged stucco Buddha images and boundary stones. About half kilometer to the south of the temple, there is earthen mound where large quantities of amulets were found. Since it is not far away from Ban Bang Rachan, it is presumably a place for hiding precious treasures of the Thai people during that time.
Monuments
Phanthai Norasing Monument
Location: Pa Mok District
Is located in Wat Norasing, Ban Taphun, Norasing, taking Highway No. 3501 (Ang Thong Pa Mok Ayutthaya route) Km 9 - 10. This monument was built in 1988 to commemorate the steersman of Ekkachai royal barge in the reign of King Phrachao Suea. The steersman confirmed to receive an execution for not able to control the barge well enough and let it bump into branches and broke the royal barge front. He believed this would prevent the next generation from doing the same mistake. Hence, his decision has been appraised until now.
Nai Dok Nai Thongkaeo Monument
Location: Wiset Chai Chan District
Nai Dok Nai Thongkaeo Monument
Nai Dok Nai Thongkaeo Monument
Nai Dok Nai Thongkaeo Monument is located in front of Wiset Chai Chan Witthayakhom School at Phaichamsin. Follow Ang Thong Wiset Chai Chan route between Km 26-27 for approximately 1.5 kilometres into Soi Pu Dok Pu Thongkaeo 16. This monument was constructed by Wiset Chai Chan together with Ang Thong people to commemorate the two heroes of Ban Pho Thalay, Wiset Chai Chan people, and Grandpa Dok and Thongkaeo who sacrificed their lives in the battle with Burmese at Ban Khai Bang Rachan prior to the defeat of Ayutthaya in 1766. Crown Prince Wachiralongkorn on behalf of His Majesty the King presided over the opening ceremony of this monument in 1977.
Other Attractions
Ban Bangsadet (Court Doll Center under Her Majesty the Queen's patronage)
Location: Pa Mok District
Is a high raised Thai house behind Wat Tha Sutthawat in Ban Bang Sadet. When Their Majesties the King and the Queen visited and offered help to those who suffered from flood in 1975, the people were overwhelmingly pleased with their Majesties presence and contributions. In remembrance of their gratitude to Their Majesties, the people approvingly changed the name of Ban Wattan to Ban Bang Sadet.

The establishment of Ban Bang Sadet Court Doll Project was initiated by Her Majesty the Queen in 1976. Its main purpose is to help the villagers earn supplementary income. Besides admiring the shaded and magnificent scene over the bank of the Chao Phraya River, visitors can observe court doll production in the friendly villagers' houses. Center of collaboration in the form of a co-operative system resides at Ban Bang Sadet Court Doll Center. Some project members will demonstrate court doll making and the products on sale are available at fair price. Court dolls are the exotic clay invention displaying Thai-style course of life and culture, e.g. Thai childrens' recreation, Thai orchestra or various types of Thai fruits appropriate as souvenirs.
Drum Making Village
Location: Pa Mok District
Is located in Ekkarat, behind Pa Mok market on the west bank of the Chao Phraya River. Take the inner road passing Pa Mok Municipality Office running parallel to the irrigation canal for approximately 17 kilometres. From time to time, drum shops can be found on both sides of the road. People of Ban Phae have begun producing drums since 1927 after the harvesting season. The raw materials used are cowhide and rain tree wood because its texture is soft and able to be dug easily. We can observe drum-making procedures starting from lathing wood, laying cowhide sheet, and embedding pins. We can find sophisticated and magnificent drums here in various sizes, good for souvenirs. If you go passing the Hongfah Yodyoihouse, you will find the largest drum in the world of 3692 cm wide and 7.6 meters long, made of 6 pieces of connecting Albizzia lebbek. It was built in 1994 and taken about one year to complete.
Bats at Wat Chantharam
Location: Pho Thong District
Bats at Wat Chantharam
Bats at Wat Chantharam
Wat Chantharam is an old temple locating in Ban Chang approximately 4 kilometers to the west of Pho Thong District Office. Take Pho Thong Sawaengha Road for approximately 1 kilometer and then turn left for another 3 kilometers. Inside the precinct of this temple is crowded with trees, which have become habitats for numerous basted birds for centuries. These bats look for food at night, whereas during daytime, they hang themselves upside down along the black-color branches to be seen from distance. Visitors can enjoy visiting them in every season.
Gems Cutting Center
Location: Pho Thong District
Located in the same area of the wicker work village at Bangchaocha. The center is famous for beautifully cut gems is various styles.
Mother of pearl-inlaid Ware Center
Location: Pho Thong District
Located at Wat Muangkhan, Rammasak, Pho Thong district. The craftsman ship of mother of pearl - inlaid wares at this center is of a high standard. Besides at this center, this kind of cottage industry in also produced in other places in the form of dressing-tables, vases, ash-trays etc.
Wickerwork Village (Ban Bang Chao Cha)
Location: Pho Thong District
Wickerwork Village
Wickerwork Village at Bangchaocha
Ang Thong's renewed wickerwork is mostly produced by Pho Thong people. Almost every house situated along both sides of the Chao Phraya River organize parties producing rattan and bamboo wickerwork e.g., Ongkharak Group, Bangchaocha Group and Inthapramun Group. A major wickerwork village worth a visit is Ban Bangchaocha, located at Bangchaocha, accessed by Ang Thong - Pho Thong Road, 9 kilometres to Yangmani Irrigation Canal, turn right and go along the canal for 5 kilometres and then turn right into Wat Yangthong Road. The wickerwork village is at the back of the temple, producing wickerwork from bamboo. Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirinthorn visited this village and advised people there to grow Sisuk bamboo far more raw material producing wickerwork before becoming scarce. Wickerwork from this village is well-known for its extraordinary fineness and beauty besides being produced to meet the market demand. This village has been approved to be a sample in career development.
Bird Sanctuary
Location: Sawaengha District
Is located at Ban Riowa, Ban Phran, 24 kilometres from Ang Thong province. Take Pho Thong Sawaeng Ha Road (Highway No. 3054) Km 18-19, turn into Ban Nongmaekai until reaching Nongmaekai School. Then go along the laterite road for 6 kilometres until you reach Wat Riowa. In this temple, thousands of birds of various species naturally dwell there including the egret, heron, open-billed stork, night heron, cormorant kingfisher, etc. Certain kinds nearly become extinct and cannot easily be seen in other places.