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General of Samutprakan / History of Samutprakan / Phra Samut Chedi / Ancient City and The Chulachomklao Fort / Crocodile Farm / Festival in Samutprakan / Bangpoo Resort /

Temples in Samutprakan

General and significant information of Samutprakan province

 

Samutprakan, also known as Pak Nam, is located at the mouth of the Chao Phraya River. The town is only 25 Kms. south of Bangkok and easily frequented by bus. Its old community settled in Phra Pradaeng (now a northern district) during the Ayutthaya period. The modern town and several fortresses were built by the command of King Rama ll in 1819.

Samutprakan occupies an area of 1004 square kilometers and is administratively divided into 5 districts (Amphoes) and 1 sub-district (King Amphoe): Amphoe Muang Samutprakan, Amphoe Phra Pradaeng, Amphoe Bang Phli, Amphoe Bang Bo, Amphoe Phra Samut Chedi and King Amphoe Bang Sao Thong.

 

Ancient City and The Chulachomklao Fort

 

History of Samutprakan / Phra Samut Chedi

 

       
Crocodile Farm / Festival in Samutprakan / Bangpoo Resort / Temple in Samutprakan

 

 

Orawan / Suchada

 

 

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