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Bang Kung Camp
Bang Kung Bang Khonthi Samut Songkhram 75120
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Description
The imitate wall was construct to commemorate the war. This camp is the navy camp with the historical significance. After the 2nd fall of Ayutthaya in 1767 (B.E. 2310), King Taksin marched the army to settle in Bang Kung Sub-district. The camp was called Khai bang Kung. As Mae Klong was the route of Myanmar to march the army, the wall was built to guard Wat Bang Kung which was in the middke for people’s mental support and for soildiers to pay respect. King Taksin allowed Chinese people from Rayong, Chonburi, and Kanchanaburi to set up as the army to guard the camp. Thus, the other name of this camp is “Khai Chine Bang Kung”. He named this group of soildiers as “Phakdi A-Sa”.
Feature
- Bot Prok Pho is the church covering with four trees, Bodhi, Banyan, Indian fig, and Banyan tree. Luang Phor Puttha Munin (Luang Phor Bot Noi), the well-known monk, is located in the church. The Taksin Monument is also there. The mural painting in the late Ayutthaya peiod narrats the story about the life of Buddha.
History
During Eakathat period, it was the navy camp base. King Taksin allowed Chinese people to set up the amp, called Khai Chine Bang Kung. In the camp, there was an old chapel covering with the large root. Currently, the camp is situated in Bang Kung Sub-district, Bang Khon Thi District, Samut Songkram Province. Ekkathat marched the army to set up the camp at Bang Kung Camp, called Khai Bang Kung. The wall was built to guard Wat Bang Kung which was in the middke for people’s mental support and for soildiers to pay respect. After the 2nd fall of Ayutthaya, the camp was abandon. When King Taksin established Thonburi as the capital city, he allowed Chinese people from Rayong, Chonburi, and Kanchanaburi to set up as the army to guard the camp. Thus, the other name of this camp is “Khai Chine Bang Kung”. In 1768 (B.E. 2311), King of Ava marched the army via Kanchanaburi to surrounded Khai Bang Kung. Therefore, King Taksin appointed Phra Maha Montri (Boonma) to lead the army to support Chinese soldier to drive out Myanmar. Finally, they conquered the war. After that, this camp was abadon for 200 years. Until 1967 (B.E. 2510), Ministry of Education announced this place the Scout Camp (presently withdrawn) and constructe Taksin monument there.
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Opening hours
Sunday
: 08:00 - 17:00
Monday
: 08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
: 08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
: 08:00 - 17:00
Thursday
: 08:00 - 17:00
Friday
: 08:00 - 17:00
Remark (Opening hours) : -
Group of tourist
• Family
• Elders
• Working Persons
• Students / Youths / Teenagers
• Religious Tourism
• Volunteer Tourism Group
• Arts & Culture / History
Transportation
• Motorcycles
• Bus
• Car
Entrance fees
• Entrance fees: Non-fee
• Remark : -
Facilities
Toilet
Tourist Assistance Center
Souvenir Shop
Signage
Public utilities
Waste Management System
• Waste Separation
Water System
• Plumbing
Security
• Security Guard
Communication System
• Public Telephone
• Telephone Signal
• Internet Signal
Activities
Leisure Tourism
• Photography
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Bang Kung Bang Khonthi Samut Songkhram 75120
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