Introduction

Samut 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.


Borders
North: Ratcha Buri
South: Phetcha Buri
East:   Samut Sakhon
West:  Phetcha Buri and Ratcha Buri

Distance from Samut Songkhram city to its districts
Amphawa 6 kms.
Bang Khonthi 12 kms.

Distance from Samut Songkhram city to nearby Provinces
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

King 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

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