Samut Prakan Sights and Landmarks Guide, Thailand
Samut Prakan is a tiny but highly populous province, which is ideally situated in Bangkok. The city’s old part is a serene and magnificent one and is commonly called as the ‘Paknam’, meaning “River mouth”. Being a crucial industrical city in Thailand, Samut Prakan offers a large number of factories built in different areas of the city. One of the attractive features of Samut Prakan are its vibrant and lively temples, which attract a huge chunk of travelers from different parts of the globe. The town is also widely popular for the various tourist attractions it provides. It has been noted that each and every tourist who visit this gorgeous city is highly impressed by its soothing and calm environment.
The city’s marvelous landscaped gardens imitate the entire shape of Thailand that offers the best of the views to its local inhabitants as well as the tourists. These gardens also serve as the exact facsimiles of the country’s highly attractive monuments and other landmarks. Each and every 116 structures are placed in their exact geographical positions and also involve bell towers, halls, Buddha shrines and images, floating markets, palaces, pavilions and temples. There are displays of antiques and artifacts as well such as ancient tools, hunting equipment and rural arts that clearly prove the long-term existence of a native and traditional culture.
Some of the highly admired and visited tourist sights in Samut Prakan include:
Siam Square- It is a large region of the Samut Prakan town that provides great facility for entertainment and shopping. It also has a large variety of services and shops including the bookshops, restaurants, music stores, banks, cafes and clothing stores.
Lumpini Park- This is a very huge park that is completely featured with canals and a lake. This place is an ideal escape from the hustle and bustle of Bangkok streets. It is also an excellent destination for almost any kind of entertainment like yoga, jogging park and ballroom dancing.
Erawan Museum- This is a great tourist destination in Samut Prakan that has a huge 3 headed elephant sculpture. The museum holds an exciting feature of four pillars that depict the main religions of the whole world, a large number of theistic themes and magnificent sculptures made with the use of pottery.
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