Samut Songkhram is the smallest but interesting province because part of it connects to the Gulf of Thailand and has the Mae Klong River flowing through. The province has a fascinating history and unique tourist attractions.
Even the province is close to Bangkok, but the life of locals is still conservative in many ways. Tourists who love to experience culture and traditional lifestyle, Samut Songkhram travel is where you can see vegetable gardening and making coconut sugar.
Rom Hoob Market (Umbrella Market); The market is located near Mae Klong Train Station, and right next to railway. Shopkeepers will open their umbrellas or awnings during their business time and shut them when a train comes.
Wat Petch Samut Wora Viharn; The temple is a house of Luang Por Wat Baan Laem buddha image which is one of the very important ones in Thailand.
Tha Kha Floating Market; This floating market offers example of local life. Local merchants sell agricultural products in their boats in the morning.
Amphawa Floating Market or Sunset Floating Market; Amphawa Floating Market is one of the most popular floating markets in Thailand. The merchants sell their goods in their boats. Alongside the canal, there are shops opening to sell food, drinks, snacks, clothes, and souvenirs.
King Rama II Park; Also known as King Rama II Museum, the attraction is located near Wat Amphawan and Amphawa Floating Market. It exhibits ancient artifacts from early Rattanakosin era such as, Bencharong, kitchenware, Thai mythical masks, etc.
Fireflies Cruise; Tourists can board the romantic boat ride at Amphawa Floating Market to see the firefly at night when they amazingly glitter before your eyes.
Bang Kung Camp; The camp plays significant role in Thai history. A church in the area is covered by four types of trees; Photi, Sai, Krai, and Krang. The church is called Prok Photi.
Don Hoi Lot; It is the shoal located near the Mae Klong River, which was caused by precipitation of sandy soil from the mainland. There are many types of shellfish in the area but mostly are razor clams. Don Hoi Lot is a famous place to find fresh and dried seafood, including many other local goods. Seafood dining is also available along the whole road.
Source: Tourism Thailand
Damnoen Saduak Floating Market
Maeklong Railway Market