Samut Songkhram is Thailand's smallest province with an area of only 416 square kilometers. However, the city of Mae Klong river which is 63 kilometers southwest of Bangkok has been feeding the capital Bangkok with its fish, rice, sugar, and vegetables. Chang and Eng Bunker, the famous Siamese twins were born here.
A unique fresh market next to a train track where a passenger train passes through a few times a day prompting vendors to quickly move their goods and fold their shades to make way.
One of the last remaining traditional floating markets, Tha Kha, is a beautiful market along a canal that originally opened once every 4-5 days with a schedule based on the old lunar calendar. Currently it is best visited in the weekend.