Samut Songkhram is the province of fertile land,
the production source of vegetables and fruits, as well as a vast variety of
seafood products. It is located 72 Kilometres from Bangkok and also an
interesting historical source for the early Rattanakosin period.
Samut Songkhram is an ancient province with a
long history. Originally, it is believed that this province was once a part of
Ratchaburi province, and called Suan Nork at that time. Then, towards the end
of the Ayutthaya period going on to the Thonburi period, it was separated from
Ratchaburi province and was called "Mueang Mae Klong".