Ang Thong
About Ang Thong

It is located on the central region not far from Bangkok and can be a one day trip. There are many tourist destinations mostly the main places about history, religion, culture, lifestyle and local knowledge. It is considered a province that remains Thai lifestyle for people to see.

Angthong province is divided into seven districts (amphoe). They are Mueang Ang Thong, Chaiyo, Pa Mok, Pho Thong, Sawaeng Ha, Wiset Chai Chan and Samko.

At present Ang Thong is full of local handicrafts including court doll, drum making, pottery brick and basketwork manufacturing. There are about 200 interesting temples that are beautiful and important in terms of history. Recently, local people have grown flowers like marigold and sunflower in big and wide fields and they become a new destination for a lot of tourists who show interest and come to visit the place.

How to go

There is air-conditioned bus route from Bangkok to Ang Thong departing from Northern Terminal Mo Chit 2, Kampangphet 2 road, everyday, many times a day. For more details please contact Department of Transport at 1490 www.transport.co.th

Now the Department of Transport offers online booking for tickets. Just go to www.busticket.in.th or www.thaiticketmajor.com  or by online at  www.thairoute.com

The Bangkok Railway Station (Hua Lumphong) is the major terminal where daily trains leave for Ayutthaya and on to Chiang Mai. To get to Ang Thong, one can take a train to Ayutthaya and then take a short bus ride to Ang Thong.


Wat Ton Son

Wat Ton Son