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Chang-Eng Siamese Twins Memorial :

Samut Songkhram Travel Guide : Chang-Eng Siamese Twins Memorial
     We all know that Siamese twins is somehow associated with old Thailand but going to Samut Songkhram, you will be able to find out the real story. In Samut Songkhram, there is the Chang-Eng Siamese Twins Memorial, which tells the story behind the moniker Siamese twins. The memorial and museum is located in Lat Yai subdistrict, around 4 kilometers from the Samut Songkhram city hall.More....

Wat Phet Samut Worawihan :

Samut Songkhram Travel Guide : Wat Phet Samut Worawihan
        Wat Ban Laem, situated in Samut Songkhram town, has a rich and interesting history. Centuries ago the temple was called Wat Si Champa. According to historical evidence, Phetchaburi was attacked by Burmese army in 1764.  More....



Samut Songkhram Travel Guide :

Ban Khao Yi San Museum 

      Samut Songkhram is a small province, not very far from the capital city of Thailand. From Bangkok, it hardly takes around an hour to cover the 72 kilometers to reach Samut Songkhram. This is the right place for you if you are interested in knowing more about Thailand multifaceted culture and traditional way of life.


      There are no historical records available to show when Samut Songkhram town, the provincial capital, was established. However, according to many experts this was earlier a district in Ratchaburi Province named Suan Nok. During the transition from Ayutthaya period to Thon Buri period, the district was separated from Ratchaburi Province and name Mueang Mae Klong.  Fortunately there is historical evidence to prove that Samut Sonkhram was the royal capital during the reign of King Taksin, the Great.

      Samut Songkhram offers many historical and cultural sites that you can visit but no visit is complete without Ban Khao Yi San Museum. This museum is located in the same compound as a temple and is housed in Sala Kan Parian. Ban Khao Yi San Museum was established in 1996 with a joined effort of the local authorities and the people of Yi San community, who wanted a place to highlight their local history and culture.

      The Yi San community has been living in Samut Songkhram since the Ayutthaya period and the museum is used to inform the people about this little-known community. Here, at Ban Khao Yi San Museum, you many displays like cultural exhibits, tools for making herbal medicines, utensils, folk stories as well as exhibits on life of Yi San community.

      The museum is open only on weekends from 9.00 a.m. to 3.00 p.m. and you have to pay around 30 Baht for a whole day visit. This visit also includes a complimentary lunch.

Samut Songkhram Travel Guide : Ban Khao Yi San Museum





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