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Samut Prakan Province - Thailand Tourist Attractions :

          The Samut Prakan province, also called Pak Num, dwells at the mouth of Chao Phraya River that flows into the Gulf of Thailand. It is located in the central part of Thailand and is a part of greater Bangkok Metropolis. This province is located at a distance of 29 kilometers from Bangkok and is administratively divided into five districts

           There are several historical and cultural remnants of Ayutthaya period spread over the entire province. The most prominent of these is the ancient Pom Phra Chulachomklao Fortress, which guarded Thailand against foreign invasions. The fort has mangrove forests full of egrets, sea gulls, mudskippers and crabs. Various Buddhist temples and shrines built in Mon-style are present in Samut Prakan,. These temples are known for their unique Buddha images, beautifully decorated stuccos, roofs covered with ceramic shingles and splendid architecture. Other interesting places in this region are Erawan Museum with its huge collection of antiques, Bang Pu bay and world’s biggest open-air museum Muang Boran.

          Adventure lovers can have a splendid time at Beung Tako. They can rejuvenate themselves with Wind Surfing and Water Skiing. Tourists can have a glimpse of cobra venom extraction and snake catching at Nong Ngu Hao Farm where different types of cobras are reared. Samut Prakan has the world’s largest crocodile farm. Apart from crocodiles, there are various other animals in this farm such as gibbons, turtles, boa constrictors, pythons, birds, camels and hippopotami.

          Some of the popular local products of this region include dried Gourami, Khanom Chak and Pu Khai Crab. Tourists can have an impressive taste of the culture of this region through the various festivals and events celebrated annually. Some of these include Luang Pho Pan Worship Fair, Yon Bua Festival and Pat Lat Songkran Fair. The most prominent of these is the Phra Samut Chedi Worship Fair, which is celebrated with grand fervor. There are various local activities such as boat racing, folk entertainments and contests during these festivals.

          Bangkok Mass Transit Authority operates multiple air-conditioned and non air-conditioned bus services for the convenience of visitors. Alternatively, tourists can hire a car and opt for a journey on the Old Sukhumvit Road to reach Samut Prakan.

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