Songkhram, a coastal province at the mouth of the Mae Klong River,
is 63 kms. southwest of Bangkok along Highway No. 35. It occupies an
area of 416 square kilometers and is administratively divided into
three districts (Amphoes) : Muang Samut Songkhram (locally called
Mae Klong), Amphawa, and Bang Khonthi. The area is a low basin with
many canals. The people cultivate various kinds of fruits such as
grapes, lychee, pomelo, guava and coconuts.
North: Ratcha Buri
South: Phetcha Buri
East: Samut Sakhon
West: Phetcha Buri and Ratcha Buri
from Samut Songkhram city to its districts
Amphawa 6 kms.
Bang Khonthi 12 kms.
Distance from Samut Songkhram city to
Phetcha Buri 67 kms.
Ratcha Buri 45 kms.
Samut Sakhon 36 kms.
How to get there
The town is located 63 kms. from
Bangkok along Highway No. 35, the Thon Buri-Pak Tho Highway. It is
also accessible by train from the Wongwian Yai Railway Station in
Bangkok. Take a boat across Tha Chin River and then catch a train
from Ban Laem Railway Station to Mae Klong Station.
Festivals & Events
Rama II Memorial Park Fair
The fair is held in February every year. Celebrations include
artistic, culinary, handicraft, horticultural exhibitions and
contests, and traditional Thai musical and dramatic performances