History & Culture

Wat Samut Khongkha (Wat Pak Nam)

Located south of Rayong city centre, Wat Samut Khongkha is a pagoda built on a small island on the Rayong River. The history of the 10-meter-high pagoda is unclear and neither is it really clear how long it has been there. There is an annual festival related to the pagoda with boat races, plays and a range of other types of performance.

How to get there: Wat Samut Khongkha is nearly 5 kilometres south of Rayong city centre on Taksin Maharat Road. It is easily accessible from the city centre by tuk-tuk (20 Baht) and songtaew (10 Baht).