Phra Sumen Fort Tours

Built in 1783 by King Rama I to help defend against naval invasions, Phra Sumen Fort sits on the banks of a river within Santi Chai Prakan park. The white, octagonal brick-and-stucco tower is one of only two of Bangkok’s original 14 city watchtowers still standing. The fort was named after Mt. Meru (Phra Sumen in Thai) from Hindu-Buddhist mythology.

Locals and visitors alike come to the park to enjoy cool breezes, river views and even the occasional riverside aerobics class in the early evening.

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The entrance to the fort itself is blocked, but it’s possible to view the structure from the outside and enjoy the surrounding park.
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Address: Phra Athit Road, Bangkok, Thailand
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Hours: 5am-9pm
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Evening Bangkok Food and Tuk Tuk Adventure

Bangkok is one of the best places to sample Thailand’s varied street food, but it can be intimidating for first-time visitors to take to the streets alone. This 4-hour evening tour by tuk tuk ensures a fun and safe experience, as your guide takes you to the best local vendors, explains each dish, and introduces you to local delicacies such as pork satay, sesame dumplings, and ginger soup.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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