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Wat Bang Kung

บ้านค่าย หมู่ที่ 4 Tambon Bang Kung, Amphoe Bang Khonthi, Chang Wat Samut Songkhram 75120, Thailand

Buddhist Temples

About Wat Bang Kung

Wat Bang Kung is an ancient temple in Samut Songkhram, Thailand. It was built in the Ayutthaya period. It is one of the historic sites and memory of the battle. Archaeological evidence currently remains in the Ubosot which was built in the Ayutthaya period. It is covered with roots of four plants are Pho, Sai , Krai, and Krang. These roots help the hall to stay stable. It is one of the beautiful attractions in this area.



Attractions near Wat Bang Kung

King Rama II Memorial Park2.63km from Wat Bang Kung

The King Rama II Memorial Park is located in the Amphawa District of Thailand's Samut Songkhram Province. It serves as a memorial for King Phutthaloetla Naphalai and his patronage of Thai art and culture. The King Rama II Museum and a large traditional Thai house are located within the grounds of the park.

Amphawa Floating Market2.78km from Wat Bang Kung

Amphawa is one of the most popular floating markets near Bangkok. It’s not as large as Damnoen Saduak but it’s more authentic, with visitors almost exclusively Thai. Located 50 km from Bangkok, this once small village has been around since the mid-17th century. It’s become such a magnet for Bangkokians during weekends that food stalls have grown from the riverbanks and stretched far into the surrounding streets.

Nativity of Our Lady Cathedral5.78km from Wat Bang Kung

The Nativity of Our Lady Cathedra is a religious building of the Catholic Church which is located in Bang Nok Khwaek, in the district of Bang Khonthi, province of Samut Songkhram in the central part of the Asian country of Thailand. The cathedral follows the Roman or Latin rite and serves as the seat of the Diocese of Ratchaburi, which is a suffragan of the Archdiocese of Bangkok and was raised to its current status in 1965 by bull "Qui in fastigio" by Pope Paul VI.

Mae Klong Railway Market7.59km from Wat Bang Kung

Maeklong Railway Market is a traditional Thai market selling fresh vegetables, food and fruit in the province of Samut Songkhram, southwest of Bangkok. What makes the market special is that it occupies part of a train line. A few times a day, a train runs directly through the market. A few minutes before the train comes, vendors lower their umbrellas and move some of their produce away from the train tracks.

Damnoen Saduak Floating Market8.48km from Wat Bang Kung

Damnoen Saduak is the most popular floating market in Thailand, great for photo opportunities, food, and for giving you an insight into a bygone way of life. An early morning start is worth it to avoid the heat and catch Damnoen Saduak at its liveliest.

Phra Nakhon Khiri (Khao Wang)37.47km from Wat Bang Kung

Phra Nakhon Khiri is a historical park in Phetchaburi, Thailand on a hill overlooking the city. The name Phra Nakhon Khiri means 'holy city hill', but locals know it better as Khao Wang, meaning 'hill with palace'.  The park consists of three building groups on the three peaks of the 95 m hill. On the western peak is the palace with adjoining structures. On the middle or central peak is a big chedi named Phra That Chom Phet.

Where is Wat Bang Kung

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Samut Songkhram is located just southwest of Bangkok. Attractions in the province include floating markets, temples, a Siamese cat house, and the Ban Phaya So