What do you get when you take a picturesque river setting and add friendly locals on row boats serving a plethora of fantastic Thai food? You'll find the answer at Bang Khla floating market: a lot of very happy people. Like most of Thailand’s modern floating markets this one exists more due to local tourist money than anything else, but there’s no doubt that a good floating market helps keep ... Read more about Bang Khla floating market .
More commonly called Wat Sothon, this wat contains one of Thailand's most sacred Buddha images, Phra Phuttha Sothon, or Luang Pho Sothon as it is known by the locals. The statue is fairly small, 198 cm high and 165 cm across its lap, and is sitting in the meditation position. Legend has it that three Buddha images floated down the river from Prachinburi, the largest one ended up at Ban Laem in ... Read more about Wat Sothon Wararam Worawihan .