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Pom Phi Suea Samut Island -      
เกาะป้อมผีเสื้อสมุทร  
 Address:        
 Known as:   Phi Sua island    
 Description:   Samut Prakan was built as a frontier town to protect the approach to Bangkok upriver. Fortresses were built on both sides of the river as well as on an island opposite the city hall. Phi Sua Samut Fortress was initially built between 1819 and 1822. Defences were later strengthened by King Rama V when he bought three British made 6 inch guns in 1892. The only time they were fired in anger was against the French less than a year later. The island is now being turned into a tourist attraction. A bridge has been built at the Northern end and a concrete walkway along the Western side of the island.  
 Province   Samut Prakan  Direction:      
 District   Phra Samut Ched    
 City   Pak Khlong Bang Pla Kot  Comments:    Official Web:    
 Genre   Historic      Related links:      
 Best exposure   AM-PM          
 Rating            
 Opening time   na          
 Entry fee   Free     GPS :   13.59720 N 100.58822 E  
                     
                     
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SUB-SITES PICTURES:    
Pom Phi Suea Samut Island (All)  Island - Pier
Mangrove trail  Phi Suea Samut Fortress
 

 
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