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Chedi This pagoda is popularly called by the people "Phra Chedi Kiang
Nam" due to its original site on an island amidst the river. It is currently
located close to the bank of the Chao Phraya River opposite the Provincial
Hall. It was constructed during the reign of King Rama II in the year
1826 and completed in the reign of King Rama III. There is an annual fair
celebrating the Pagoda for nine days and nine nights, commencing the fifth
waning moon day of the 11th lunar month.
Fortress This fortress, popularly called by the people "Pom Phra Chun",
was constructed during the reign of King Rama V in the year 1893, and
is located seven kilometers from Phra Samut Chedi on Suksawat Road. The
Royal Thai Navy sank a French warship, invading Thai waters, by firing
from this fortress. The binoculars and the ancient cannons are still kept
in this fortress and a visit can be made with a permit issued by the Public
Relations Section, The Royal Thai Navy.
City This park, located in the vicinity of Tambon Bang Pu Mai, Amphoe
Muang at Km. 33.5 of Sukhumvit Road, house replicas of important places
of worship of various provinces. Some of those are miniaturized and some
are actual sizes. It is also the center of interesting folk arts and culture.
Further details can be obtained at the Ancient City Company Limited Tel
Seaside Resort This place is located in the vicinity of Tambon Bang
Pu Mai, about 10 kilometers from Amphoe Muang. It is a resting and vacation
place. A beautiful garden and restaurant inside the landscape make it
suitable for dining and viewing the pleasant scenery.
Farm It is located in the vicinity of Tambon Thaiban, three kilometers
from the township. It is claimed to be the world's largest crocodile farm
reproducing crocodiles whose skins will be utilized for leatherware production
while their flesh is exported to the market. Beside crocodiles of all
stages of age, the farm also raises elephants, tigers, chimpanzees. Crocodile
wrestling and feeding are demonstrated everyday.
visitors will enjoy dinosaur museum, where more than 13 species of life-size
creatures of dinosaurs and skeletons are on display, and a slide multivision
presenting stories on extinct animals and humanbeings.
Songkran Festival This is a very
famous and enjoyable annual festival falling on Sunday following Songkran
Day (April 13). The inhabitants of Muang Phra Pradaeng with the cooperation
of Muang Phra Pradaeng Municipality conduct the festival according to
the Monus original tradition including the Nang Songkran procession, the
setting free of birds and fishes, and playing various games, which originated
with the Mon people.