Samut Songkhram Province.
Samut Songkhram Province is close to Bangkok, about one and a half hour drive. It is the city of old culture and simple way-of-living, gardeners of fruits and vegetable plantatation, coconut palm Sugar producer or go to visit Tha Kha Floating Market of local villagers by the canel side.
visitors who love to see Eco-tours of old culture and simple life are recommended to visit Samut Songkhram in one day trip or spend overnight at any riverside resort. No evidence of original Buider of this city, just an old saying by people calls “Suannok” as one of Ratchaburi Provincial Districs.
During Ayutthaya Capital through Thonburi Capital, Maeklong was separated from Ratchaburi to be a new and smallest province. It was mentioned in Thai history during King Taksin, the Great originated Thonburi as a new Thai capital after Ayutthaya. Burmese Army invaded Thailand and made a camp at Tambon Bangkung, Samut Songkhram, King Taksin the Great with His army then attacked and won over Burmese Army totally, since then they never made war with Thailand again.
Samut Songkhram is 72 km south of Bangkok with area of only 416 sq.km, smallest province in Thailand on the west side of Thai Gulf. There are three districts in Samut Songkhram Aumphur Mueang, Amphur Amphawa and Amphur Bangkhonthee.