Things to Do in Samut Prakan

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  • Adelle F
    1 contribution
    What an amazing place to visit. I suggest hiring the electric bikes to zoom around on. So many beautiful things to see, with so many photo opportunities.
    Written May 24, 2022
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  • Triplegem2017
    Bangkok, Thailand187 contributions
    This is an extraordinary, out-of-the-way private museum. There is easy access from the BTS Sky Train, just a 15 minute walk.

    The Erawan Museum is known for its giant three-headed elephant art sculpture as exterior. This is the first and biggest hand-carved sculpture in the world--43 meters high.

    The garden surrounding the statue is a pleasant mixture of kitsch and calm, whereas the interior is over-the-top rococo!

    The museum in the basement is only so-so, but the shrine room under the elephant's back is superb. It is a great place to meditate, as it is a used as a place of worship by Thai Buddhists. There are a number of rare old statues from different eras.

    I live in Thailand so I did not have to pay the exorbitant Foreigner admission fee of 400 Baht, but 'only' 250 Baht. Still quite a bit more than the 40 baht that locals pay. The discount is not posted, so you have to ask at the ticket window and you must show proof that you live in Thailand. I used my Retirement Visa, and my friend showed his Thai driver's license.

    All in all, a pleasant way to spend an afternoon.
    Written June 24, 2022
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  • Simis29
    Bangkok, Thailand303 contributions
    Beautiful white temple with 13 stupas..saw monks doing chanting.also thai temple to do offerings..floor was very hot but can walk on mats..can sit for meditation..parking available..very peaceful..saw visitiors but all maintaining the dignity of temple..40 mins from Bangkok..lot of coffee shops n offering shops available on the way just before you reach the temple
    Written August 5, 2020
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  • Marta F
    London, UK43 contributions
    Absolutely lovely, big temple complex. Mixture of Chinese and thai style, near the water with great views, several buildings and a huge black budda statue, worth seeing
    Written January 12, 2017
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  • Raintree_Thailand
    Bangkok, Thailand2,915 contributions
    The Bangpu Nature Education Center is adjacent to the wildly popular Bangpu Recreation Center, where throngs of people congregate to feed and watch migratory gulls. The Nature Education Center is a more serious operation, aimed at more awareness of the coastal ecosystem. It mainly caters to school groups, but does offer daily short nature hikes at 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. They have raised walkways winding through the mangroves, which are quite pleasant. Some areas of the coast are pretty trashy and be warned there are lots of mosquitoes in the shade and sunburn in the open.... come prepared.
    Written November 21, 2020
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  • SurianiLim
    9 contributions
    Went there mainly for Big C as It was the closest to the gym I was staying at. Wide range of items sold. Prices are clearly stated. Clearly frequented mainly by locals = price-friendly :)

    Got a massage at a cosy,clean and comfortable massage place. It's located near the back entrance of the mall. An hour massage for 180 Baht :)

    Around and opposite the mall, there are street markets.

    There are lots of meter taxis waiting near the entrance of the mall. So heading back to your hotel etc is a breeze.
    Written December 20, 2017
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  • Termtem
    Thailand884 contributions
    Hi-light:
    Good walking and jogging tracks and exercise stations for those outdoor lovers near the landmarks of the Late King: Lat Pho Canal, Industrial Ring Road, Bhumibol Bridges, night time visit with the colorful view for those who don't like sunray.

    Location: *****
    easily accessible by private car or taxi and public transport, near Lat Pho Canal, just under the confluence of roads and bridges of the industrial ring road.

    Universal design: **
    although the walking and jogging tracks are quite convenient for a wheelchair, no disabled parking, disabled toilet is locked.

    Cleanness: ****
    the area and toilets are all at standard cleanness.

    Safety: ***
    no security guards, but the place is quite safe with a good park lighting.

    Facilities: *****
    perfect walking and jogging tracks with many exercise stations, a memorial exhibition of King Rama IX's royal projects; Lat Pho Canal and the industrial ring road.
    Written November 5, 2017
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  • gordonj258
    Blackpool, UK6,502 contributions
    Opposite the Naval Academy, go via the BTS to the stop of the same name. I guess this is massively interesting to a navy buff. There was no one else in the museum when I was there, not even a guide to explain anything. For me it was OK. I was more interested in understanding the history rather than looking at the many artefacts. As the vast amount of text is not unsurprisingly in Thai, the interest somewhat waned. There are some interesting things to look at so if in the area it is worth a call in, don't make a special trip. Free admission.
    Written March 5, 2019
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  • Tony W
    Whitehaven, UK11 contributions
    Life outside Bangkok is so much better, Slower and not as manic as the city, The people are less stressed. You could be a thousand miles from Bangkok.
    Written August 2, 2021
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  • RajivPhuket
    Phuket, Thailand59 contributions
    Heard that this crocodile farm is the largest in Thailand. It indeed sounds like with in my observation around a few hundred here found, some of them real big.

    The crocodile show is short and sweet with funny performance from the trainers.

    The rest of the park has a variety of animals from monkeys, birds, chimpanzees etc.

    Down side the farm is very old and not well maintained with loads of Chinese tourist. Good for children visiting for first time but I am still against captivity where some animals are tied in chains.

    Definitely good if you want to see crocodile but otherwise I won’t go again.
    Written September 29, 2019
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  • Raintree_Thailand
    Bangkok, Thailand2,915 contributions
    The Bangpu Recreation Center is famous (especially among Thais) for observing the thousands of migratory birds (Mongolian and black-headed gulls in huge numbers) that congregate here from late October until March or April. Of course, the numbers are jacked up by the fact the people regularly feed the gulls. In late afternoon, the place becomes a wild circus, with hundreds, if not thousands, of visitors, especially on weekends and holiday-. Very popular for photographing the flocks of gulls that have become quite fearless of people. Can be a great place to watch the sunset. No entry fees.
    Written November 21, 2020
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  • supermcmug2020
    Macau, China24 contributions
    This is very huge playground.
    Age 3-15 or Adult. Play whole day.
    we bought 4 hours package ticket.
    3 kids and 2 adults the place still cannot finish but the both legs can't move anymore. All have muscle pain at next day. that is very crazy!
    4 hours ticket is 2nd floor whole place play and walk to frist floor choose some electron toys. therefore, we play 4hours.
    just 2nd floor. Our legs cannot move anymore.

    Elder Kids play electrion gun go to frist floor playground again by last day.
    Written March 16, 2020
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  • Eve
    1 contribution
    Good place, good massage, good service
    Let's take a break here :)
    คนนวดดีมากๆ ให้ความเป็นส่วนตัวดีมากๆ ชอบมากๆเลยค่ะ
    Written May 30, 2019
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  • Pradip Kumar Roy Choudhury
    Chennai (Madras), India164 contributions
    Rather far from the city,but somewhat nearer to airport. Picked up this course,as I understood,was designed by Arnold Palmer,but was disappointed with the course layout and maintenance.
    Written September 28, 2019
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