Samut Prakan Attractions, Attractions in Samut Prakan, what to do in Samut Prakan

larger text smaller
samut prakan attractions
Historical Sites
Phra Chulachomklao
Location : Phra Samut Chedi District
Phra Chulachomklao
Phra Chulachomklao
Phra Chulachomklao or Pom Phra Chulachomklao is the fortress located at the mouth of Chao Phraya River, Laem Fa Pha Sub-district and in front of the fortress there is a statue of King Chulalongkorn which is very magnificent in his marines' uniform of a commander with a sword in his hand. Phra Chulachomklao was built in the reign of King Rama V to protect the country from an invasion of European countries during the time of colonization. This fort was used to fight against the enemies in The Franco-Siamese War in 1893 when Kingdom of Siam was facing the invasion of two powerful countries; England and France.

How to get there: From Phra Samut Chedi junction, drive on Suksawat road and go forward for about 7 kilometers using the royal highway no.303. You can also use the bus no.20.
Pom Phlaeng Faifa
Location : Phra Samut Chedi District
Phlaeng Faifa fort was built in the reign of Rama II, situated on the right side of the Chao Phraya River. It is a fort of Nakhon Khuean Khan that was once a naval base on the Chao Phraya River estuary. There were many forts located on the right side of the river - Fort Manasungharn, Fort Rahujorn, Fort Pisad Sing, and Fort Vidhayakom - but only Fort Plaeng Faifah remains today. In 1893, King Rama V ordered a restoration of Fort Plaeng Faifah to be in a usable condition and Phra Pradaeng City Council also renovated the fort again in 1971 for public use. Old cannons are placed in the area around the fort as well as a gazebo and lots of trees planted.
Pom Puen Suea Mop (Machine Gun)
Location : Phra Samut Chedi District
Pom Puen Suea Mop fortress was in a battle against the France colonization in Franco-Siamese War in 1893. At the present, the Ministry of Defense renovated this fort to be a museum portraying many pictures during the wars and the progress of the Royal Thai Navy. The tourist can walking around the area and study the ecosystem among the mangrove forest which is home to the egrets, seagulls, mudskippers and many kinds of crabs. The highlight is the exhibition of the H.M.S. Mae Khlong Battleship which served in the Royal Thai Navy longest than any other vessel for more than 60 years.

How to get there: Approximate7 kilometers after getting off the Highway.
Religious Sites
Wat Asokaram
Location : Mueang District
Wat Asokaram
Wat Asokaram
Wat Asokaram is famous place for meditation and this temple is a major monastic community was established on 8 May 1962. Wat Asokaram literally means a place without sadness, located in Soi Bangphu 60, Tai Ban Sub-district, Mueang District, 6 kilometers off the heart of the city.

Once stepping on the temple area, you can sense the real ambiance of “a place of pleasure” and agreeable with various types of plants and trees, including mangrove forests as well as cork trees. However, the temple shows a significant difference between Aram and ordinary temples.

In the area of 53 rais, there are a number of spectacular attractions. First of all, a group of 13 white pagodas, symbolizing 13 disciples of pilgrimage, contain Buddha’s relics inside gold, silver and copper alloy cinerary urns. Next, Vihanr Visudhidhammaransri, a 3-storey building with four gables, is another place not to miss. The top is gilded with pure gold and contains Buddha’s relics. The monastery installs imitated images of Buddhachinaraj, Luang Phu Mun Puritatto and the undecomposed body of Luang Poh Lee Dhammataro, the first abbess of the temple. Another interesting place to visit is the main monastery which installs the brass image of Luang Poh Sri Samutr in posture of meditation. Moreover, a monument of Ashoka the Great is installed inside the temple so that the public can pay respect to and remember his royal grace in spreading Buddhism to Suvannabhumi.

How to get there: If you are at the 3-way intersection of Samutprakarn, turn left to the former Thanon Sukhumvit (the same way to Bang Phu). Once you notice the kilometer marker 31, make a u-turn and turn left to Soi Bangphu Municipality 60. Driving along around 1 kilometer, you can see Wat Asokaram is on your left. If you use public transits, you can get on buses number 25, 102, 142, 145, 507, 508, 511 and 536. Once you reach Paknam Market, you can get on the minibus Paknam-Wat Tamru, Paknam-Bangphu Industrial Estate and Paknam-Klong Dan.
Opening Hours : Daily from 08.30 am. - 04.30 pm.
Wat Klang Worawihan
Location : Mueang District
Wat Klang Worawihan was built in the late Ayutthaya period and former name is Wat Takothong. In the temple there are beautiful building such as main building was renovated in the reign of King Rama III and above the entrance is decorated with Chinese porcelain and ceramics. Inside the temple, there is a mural painting, depicting the first book of the Buddhist scripture dealing with the life of Lord Buddha. Later, another building was built to enshrine the 4 traces of Lord Buddha's Footprints. The hall for sermons is Thai style structure made totally from teak and upper part of the front of the building, above the entrance, is lavishly decorated with exquisite and beautifully carved wood well worth preserving.
Opening Hours : Daily from 08.30 am. - 04.30 pm.
City Pillar Shrine
Location : Phra Pradaeng District
City Pillar Shrine
City Pillar Shrine
City Pillar Shrine was constructed during the reign of King Buddha Loetla Nabhalai (King Rama II) in 1995. Architecture of building is Thai, Chinese and Mon style in which the bronze Ganesha statue is situated above the pillar. It is only the sole Ganesha that is a part of the city pillar. However, its square pillar made of brick and mortar and painted in red was actually deep into the shrine. Only few people have an opportunity to really reach the location of the pillar. The Ganesh statue is a center of faith of Phra Padaeng people and other people who have faith in him. Despite its location in the Phra Pradaeng market, faithful people worship him consistently. Although it was more than 200 years ago, the shrine is not only a heart of city but also a pillar of soul of Phra Pradaeng unceasingly.
Wat Pa Ked
Location : Phra Pradaeng District
Wat Pa Ked was built during the reign of King Rama II and the Fine Arts Department registered temple as the national historic site in 1967. The temple is located on Petch Heung road, Song Kanong Sub-district, Pra Pradaeng District, Samutprakan. Initially, it was named “Wat Tanon Ked”.

The highlight that attracts the visitor is the old ubosot. It was built during the reign of king Rama III by the Buddhist Supreme Patriarch (Don) in cooperation with Prince Kromma Muen Jesada Bodin. The most outstandingly splendid part of this ubosot is an engraved pediment with patterns of Narai riding Garuda holding Naga serpents, surrounded by refined design of intertwined sprays. The front and the back have big narrow-end columns.

Inside the ubosot enshrined a large principle Buddha image in ‘Marn Vichai’ posture. There are mural paintings made by royal artists during the time the temple was built. The paintings depict the story of the Buddha defeating Mara (the evil) before his enlightenment. The visitor will learn a traditional art of local people in early Ratanakosin period, which will help them perceive their culture.

Moreover, Wat Pa Ked has Vihara of Luang Phor To, a Buddha image in Marn Vichai posture which is highly respected among people as well.

How to get there: From Wat Song Tham, drive along Petch Heung road. It takes around 3 kilometers, you will see Wat Pa Ked on the right. On the other hand, take an air bus, or a normal bus no. 82, 138, and cooperated-service bus no.6, then get out at Pra Pradaeng market. Next, take the bus route: Pra Pradaeng-Bang Ko Bua to the temple.
Opening Hours : Daily from 08.30 am. - 04.30 pm.
Wat Prodkessachettaram
Location : Phra Pradaeng District
Wat Prodkessachettaram
Wat Prodkessachettaram
Wat Prodkessachettaram is an ancient temple and only Thai-Buddhism temple in Phra Pradaeng, was built during the reign of King Rama II by Phraya Phetphichai. A distinct and unique architectural characteristic of the temple is that its roof is covered with ancient Mon ceramic shingles, without any decorations on the temple roof. The front of the main building, Ubosot, above the entrance, is done with stucco adorned with vine lines and decorated with ancient porcelain and ceramic pieces. Inside, there is a cast-metal Buddha image in the attitude of Subduing Mara.

How to get there: From the three-way intersection of Pra-pradaeng, turn left and drive along Nakorn Kuenkun Road (Route Number 3104) until three-way intersection of Bang Pueng, turn left along Pra Rachaviriyaporn Road and turn right into Songdham Road. Cross the bridge Klong Ludluang about 50 meters and Wat Prodkessachettaram is on your left.
Opening Hours : Daily from 08.30 am. - 04.30 pm.
Wat Songtham Worawihan
Location : Phra Pradaeng District
Wat Songtham Worawihan is an ancient temple in Mon sect, was built during the reign of King Rama II by Somdet Phra Anucha Thirat (Prince of the Rear Palace). At present, Wat Song Tham is elevated as the second-class royal monastery. Architecture of the temple is Mon style and there are a 3-layer gigantic chedi in Mon style stands tall, surrounded by Buddha images in various postures. In this temple, tourists will get sights of splendid Mon architecture and visitors are allowed to go up to admire the chedi.

As for the ubosot, it is a brick building, with 56 round posts in pairs to support the porch space of the ubosot. Inside is intriguingly beautiful. Enshrined in an engraved wooden frame, the principle Buddha image was in Marn Vichai posture from Sukhothai period. The ceiling has 2 mural paintings in Mon style. Other sides of the wall are adorned with paintings depicting lives of the Buddha, and Vessantara Jataka in various episodes, etc.

The architecture of the vihara is also in brick structure. The gable apex, and the toothlike ridges on the sloping edge of the gable were made of teak. Inside enshrined a replica of the Buddha footprint embellished with porcelain, situated in front of the principle Buddha image. The most outstanding feature in the vihara is the façade behind the principle Buddha statue. It was a metal work with exquisitely refined patterns.

How to get there: From Sam Yaek Prapadaeng Intersection, turn left onto Nakorn Kuaen Khan Road (Highway no.3104). Then, turn left onto Petchaheung road. Drive straight around 200 meters, you will reach Wat Song Tham Woraviharn.
Opening Hours : Daily from 08.30 am. - 04.30 pm.
Wat Bang Phli Yai Klang
Location : Bang Phli District
Wat Bang Phli Yai Klang
Wat Bang Phli Yai Klang
Wat Bang Phli Yai Klang was originally called Wat Klang before changing to Wat Rat Sattha Tham and eventually become to Wat Bang Phli Yai Klang. But the highlight of the temple remains at the huge reclining Buddha image, known as Somdet Phra Sakayamuni Si Sumet Bophit, with approximately 53-meter long. There are 4 storeys inside the image itself. The 1st floor houses meditation cells; the 2nd floor has images of the 500 Arahats and murals depicting Hell and Heaven; the 3rd floor has paintings of several other sacred Buddha images; the 4th floor houses the Lord Buddha’s relic taken from Colombo, Sri Lanka, in 1987, and also the Reclining Buddha’s heart.
Opening Hours : Daily from 08.30 am. - 04.30 pm.
Wat Bang Phli Yai Nai
Location : Bang Phli District
Wat Bang Phli Yai Nai is ancient temple was built in Rattanakosin period and was formerly known as Wat Phlapphla Chai Chana Songkhram. The temple was built to commemorate King Naresuan the Great’s victory over the Burmese. The inside temple there is a large bronze Buddha image of the Sukhothai style in the gesture of subduing Mara, with open eyes to be enshrined as the principal image of Phra Ubosot. The image became much revered by the people who have called it Luangpho To. Hence, the temple is otherwise known as Wat Luangpho To.

How to get there: Wat Bang Phli Yai Nai is approximately 500 meters from Bueng Tako on the canal side of Khlong Samrong, Bang Phli Yai Sub-district.
Opening Hours : Daily from 08:00 am. - 05:00 pm.
Phra Samut Chedi
Location : Phra Samut Chedi District
Phra Samut Chedi
Phra Samut Chedi
Phra Samut Chedi is the landmark of Samut Prakan Province, located on the banks of the Chao Phraya River. The chedi was once settled on an island surrounded by the river before the water level decreased that it later connected to the mainland. Tucked behind the Phisuea Samut Fortress, this chedi was constructed since the reign of King Rama II but was completed during the reign of King Rama III. The original height of the pagoda was 20 meters before King Rama IV ordered the change on the shape of the pagoda and increased the height to 38 meters while inside contains the Buddha’s relics, image of Buddha’s posture of Phra Ham Samut (pacifying the ocean) and an image of well-known monk, Phra Chai Wat.
Opening Hours : Daily from 06:00 am. - 05:00 pm.
Wat Mongkol Kothawas
Location : Bang Bo District
Wat Mongkol Kothawas, also known as Wat Luang Por Pan, formerly called Wat Bang Hia Nok, was constructed in 1757. Wat Bang Hia Nok gets the name from Bang Hia Sub-district. The temple is situated near Khlong Dan Market, Sukhumvit Road, Khlong Dan Sub-district, Bangbor District in Samut Prakan.

What is interesting at this temple is the image of Luang Por Pan, enshrined in the kuti (where the monks reside in the temple compound). Luang Por Pan, a well-respected monk during King Rama V’s reign, stayed at this temple and improved everything, making it an important temple of the district until now. This image was made before his death. People who respected him made the image as his representation that they can worship. According to the Lunar Calendar, in October or November during the First Quarter Moon every year, the image is moved to Bangbor District Office for worship and gilding ceremony. It is held at the Bangbor District Office because people living in different sub districts can easily go there to attend the ceremony.

In addition, the area in the front of the temple facing Khlong Dan is also a perfect place for relaxing.

How to get there: From Samut Prakan Junction, turn left and follow Old Sukhumvit Road (heading to Bang Poo) for about 30 kilometers. When you cross Khlong Dan Bridge, turns left and continue on the road heading to Wat Mongkol Kothawas. When you pass Khlong Dan Market, go straight for 500 meters and you will arrive at the temple. Bangkok Mass Transit Authority (BMTA) air-conditioned buses number 25, 102, 142, 145, 507, 508, 511 and 536 or normal buses number 25, 102, 145 are available. Get off at Pak Nam Market and then take Pak Nam-Khlong Dan bus. You can take the boat to the temple when you arrive at Khlong Dan Market.
Opening Hours : Daily from 08:30 am. - 04:30 pm.
Museums
The Ancient City (Muang Boran)
Location : Mueang District
The Ancient City (Muang Boran)
The Ancient City (Muang Boran)
Ancient City or Muang Boran is the world’s biggest open-air museum on the area over 800 Rai of Samutprakarn Province. The park was constructed under the patronage of Lek Viriyaphant in 1963 and opened to public since February 11, 1972. This unique attraction is the center of scaled-down and actual-size replicas of important historical sites of various provinces such as Prasat Hin Phanom Rung, Wat Mahathat Sukhothai, Phraphuttabat Saraburi, Phrathat Mueang Nakhon, Phrathat Chaiya, etc. Furthermore, there are rare traditional folk arts and cultures, some of which are hard to come by nowadays. For those who wish to learn about Thailand, they will not be disappointed here. More Details

How to get there: Take the Express Way as far as the Samrong-Samutprakan Exit. Turn to Samutprakan Intersection. Turn left along the Sukhumvit Road. (Towards Bangpoo) until you get to km. 33 Ancient Siam is on the left.
Opening Hours : Daily from 09.00 am. - 07.00 pm.
Admission : 700 Baht for Thai adults and 350 baht for kids (Price are subject to change)
Contact : Tel. 0 2323 4099
Naval Museum
Location : Mueang District
Naval Museum is dedicated to showcasing the history of the Royal Thai Navy and the important Naval battles, exhibits miniature ships such as the Royal Barges which were used in the Royal Barge Processions of King Rama V period, the warship H.M.S. Phra Ruang, Rau Barge, H.M.S. Matchanu - the first submarine of the Royal Thai Navy.

How to get there: Naval Museum is located opposite the Naval Academy on Sukhumvit Road and 10 kilometers from Bang Na Intersection.
Opening Hours : Mon - Fri from 09.00 am. - 03.30 pm.
Contact : Tel. 0 2394 1997
The Erawan Museum
Location : Mueang District
The Erawan Museum
The Erawan Museum
The Erawan Museum is the most popular attraction in Samut Prakan Province. The amazing and unique thing is three-headed elephant situation on top of the museum founder by Khun Lek Viriyapant's. It was inspired by his wish to preserve his collection of antiques as a contribution to Thai cultural heritage. Many of these were priceless objects of art they were also held as sacred objects for people of ancient cultures. According to ancient traditions they were believed to bring blessing and prosperity to the land and its people, and therefore must not be lost to outsiders. It had been Mr.Viriyapant's concern to find a way that would keep these objects safe and that would also be suitable to their traditional functions. The elephant would be a symbol of the centre of the universe and, as such, the building would function symbolically as the spiritual heart of the land where sacred objects of the land were housed and revered. He then designed the building and gave the design to Khun Pagpean Viriyapant, his eldest son, to begin construction.

How to get there: Take the Express Way at Bangna-Samutprakarn and terminate at the Sukhumvit Road Exit. Direct to Samrong, passing Big-C (Samrong). Then keep close to the left and turn left. U-turn under the Express Way to enter the Erawan Museum.
Opening Hours : Daily from 09.00 am. - 08.00 pm.
Admission : 09.00 am. - 05.00 pm. Adults 400 baht, Children 200 baht
  05.00 pm. - 08.00 pm. Adults 200 baht, Children 100 baht
Contact : Tel. 0 2371 3135-6
Siamese Fighting Fish Gallery
Location : Phra Pradaeng District
The Siamese Fighting Fish Gallery was established in 2009 and the only one in the world to displays a wide variety of Siamese Fighting Fish and other fishes found in the nearby Chao Phaya River. Other exhibitions include Applied Thai house architecture where 2 kings used to stay, the idea for adjusting landscape to the existing environment as a museum concerning the nature, tri-cycle car which is the symbol of Phra Pra Daeng city and the natural trail for tourists to experience the beauty of nature in the area named “best urban oasis” by TIME magazine.

How to get there: If travelling by a personal car, continue on Petchahung Road for 6 kilometers and then drive in Soi Petchahung 33. Continue for another 3 kilometers, you will reach the destination or catch a ferry boat from the pier at Wat Khlong Toei Nok. Then walk on for another 500 meters and turn left at the intersection. Another way is to take the bus Phra Pra Daeng-Bang Gorbua and get off at Soi Petchahung 33. Then take the motorcycle service.
Opening Hours : Sat - Sun from 10.00 am. - 05.00 pm.
Admission : Free until further notice
Contact : Tel. 08 6405 3105
Huachiew Chalermprakiet Museum
Location : Bang Phli District
Huachiew Chalermprakiet Museum
Huachiew Chalermprakiet Museum
Huachiew Chalermprakiet Museum is located in Huachiew Chalermprakiet University. The purposes of the museum include supporting activities of the university, preserving art and culture, providing educational, cultural and academic research to professors, students, university staff and the public. The exhibition demonstrates the relationships between Thai and Chinese cultures on the first floor and on the second floor, to honour the King and the history of the Poh Tek Tung Foundation and the university and on the third floor is Archives of University.
Opening Hours : Mon - Fri from 08.30 am. - 04.30 pm.
Contact : Tel. 0 2312 6300
Markets
Bang Namphueng Floating Market
Location : Phra Pradaeng District
Bang Namphueng is a charm floating market not far from Bangkok, it originated under the cooperation between the Bang Namphueng Subdistrict Administration Organization and local community in an attempt to release their superabundant crops and, as a consequence, create employment and income to the community. The market is located along a canal and surrounded with coconut trees. There are many interesting local product and delicious food including the homegrown fruits, boat noodles and hand-woven baskets.

How to get there: Take the Expressway and exit on the Dao Khanong-Suk Sawat to Suk Sawat Road, go straight until you see the Phra Pradaeng T-junction, turn left next to the BP Gas Station. After pass the Phra Pradaeng Market, turn left on Wat Song Tham Worawihan and keep going for another 5 kilometers. Take a turn into Soi Phetchahung 33 and you’ll see the Bang Namphueng Health Center which is a parking area of the market.
Bang Phli Old Market
Location : Bang Phli District
Bang Phli Old Market
Bang Phli Old Market
Bang Phli Old Market founded by Chinese people during the reign of King Rama IV, around 2400 B.E. Later, the market was continuously progressing. It became a port for delivering goods and passengers from the East Coast to Bangkok. Nowadays, Bang Phli Old Market is one of the historical markets of Thailand with the simple way of living and numbers of unique cultures, worth experiencing with your own eyes. In addition, the market also displays an exhibition, “Parb Gao Lao Reung” (Old Pictures Telling Stories) featuring old pictures taken in the time when the market just opened along with interestingly telling the background of the market and important cultures of the neighborhood.

How to get there: From Bang Na intersection, use Bang Na - Trad route, heading Chonburi Province. When reaching the 12th kilometer stone, make u-turn and turn left to Bang Phli - King Kaew route. Driving for about 3.5 kilometers, you will meet an intersection. Turn left and go on for about 1 kilometer. Then, turn left to enter Sukhapiban 6 Road, the entrance of Bang Phli Municipality. Going on for about 200 meters, you will reach Wat Bang Phli Yai. Get off your car and walk to the back of the temple. You will finally arrive at Bang Phli Old Market.
Opening Hours : Daily from 08.00 am. - 05.00 pm.
Contact : Tel. 0 2337 3086
Bansakhla Old Market
Location : Phra Samut Chedi District
Bansakhla Market is the old and simple market of the community. The market is located in Sakha village, which is an old fisherman community along the Gulf of Thailand. So Bansakha market is a source of fresh seafood, delicious desserts and rare local food that hardly find in Samut Prakan. And the food is not to be missed is “Koong-Yeard” the wisdom menu from of the community.

How to get there: From Samut Prakan T-junction, turn right to Pom Phra Chulachomklao. And then cross the bridge and turn right about 10 kilometers to Bansakhla Old Market.
Opening Hours : Sat - Sun from 07.00 am. - 06.00 pm.
Contact : Tel. 0 2819 5090
Public Park
Sri Nakhon Khuean Khan Park
Location : Phra Pradaeng District
Sri Nakhon Khuean Khan Park
Sri Nakhon Khuean Khan Park
Sri Nakhon Khuean Khan Park or Suan Bang Kachao is located in Bang Kachao Sub-distirct. The geographically of shape is similar “Pig Stomach” surrounded by 15 km. length of Chao Phray a River with approximately 20 sq.km in total of land or about 11,819 rai. This is an ideal place to enjoy fresh air, leisure and exercise activities as well as study ecosystem which includes hundreds species of plants and animals. The park is also widely known among bird lovers as an excellent place for bird watching. The eco-tourism activities such as biking, bird watching, floating-market visit on week-end and sight-seeing by boat are very well known here.

How to get there: From Suksawat Road, head to Phra Pradaeng T-junction and turn left to Phra Pradaeng Market. And then turn left as you see the second Top Charoen shop. Go ahead on Petchhung Road and cross Lud Pho canal. Enter Petchhung Soi 33 and go straight on the park entrance is on your right.
Opening Hours : Daily from 06.00 am. - 08.00 pm.
Contact : Tel. 0 2461 0972
Natural Attractions
Bang Pu Seaside
Location : Mueang District
Bang Pu Seaside
Bang Pu Seaside
Bang Pu Seaside has long been famous for the recuperation centre and generally associated with relaxation. Bang Pu is operated by the Quartermaster Department Royal Thai Army and so it’s popular among the soldiers. Inside the compound, there are many gardens and a lot of trees and plants. Restaurants and bungalows are also available. During November to late July, a lot of migrating seagulls will come here, feeding along the seashore.

How to get there: From Samut Prakan T-junction, continue on Sukhumvit road at kilometers 37 and take U-turns, you will see Bang Pu Seaside on the left.
Contact : Tel. 0 2323 9983
Bueng Tako (Tako Lake)
Location : Bang Phli District
Bueng Tako is a private lake for water sports lovers, which serves as a complex for extreme water sports such as wakeboarding, cable skiing and windsurfing. The venue was first open to the public in 1980 and located not far from Bangkok. Bueng Tako provides equipments, ranging from beginner’s kneeboards (free of charge) to the more advanced wakeboards and water skis. Moreover, there are experienced staffs are ready to support and take care of your safety.

How to get there: From Bang Na - Trad Road, at the 13th kilometer stone of Bang Na, you will see the entrance to Tako Lake on your right, next to Mitsubishi Co., Ltd. Go on for about 100 meters, and then turn right to Soi Suksawai. Go on for about 200 meters, you will arrive at Tako Lake.
Opening Hours : Mon - Fri from 12.00 am. - 06.00 pm. and Sat - Sun and Holiday from 10.00 am. - 06.00 pm.
Admission : 2 Hrs 300 Baht and All day 500 Baht (Price are subject to change)
Contact : Tel. 0 2316 7809
Zoos & Amusement Parks
Samutprakarn Crocodile Farm and Zoo
Location : Mueang District
Samutprakarn Crocodile Farm and Zoo
Samutprakarn Crocodile Farm and Zoo
Samutprakarn Crocodile Farm was built in 1950. Nowadays, crocodile farm there are over 100,000 crocodiles and including a wide variety of animals other than crocodiles, including elephants, lions, tigers, monkeys, horses and hippos. The popular thing of this farm is crocodile shows, famous for the performers doing tricks such as putting their heads and arms inside a crocodile's mouth. In addition, there are elephant shows, display the dexterity of elephants as they walk tightropes, ride skateboards and dance. Visitors may also take short elephant ride, ride a train, enjoy a paddle boat ride or explore the dinosaur museum.

How to get there: From Bangna intersection, continue on Sukhumvit road. When reaching Sai Luad T-junction to Samut Prakarn around Pho curve, notice the sign saying turning right to Crocodile farm.
Opening Hours : Daily from 08.00 am. - 06.00 pm.
Admission : 300 Baht for adults and 200 baht for kids (Price are subject to change)
Contact : Tel. 0 2919 7200