The Unithai Port is your gateway into Bangkok, Thailand, and you will be entering into a world of wonders. Located in the southeastern part of Asia in the Samut Prakarn province is the Unthia Port. It is also known as Pak Nam, and it is an amazing extension of Bangkok. There are many exciting activities to do while docked at the Unithai Port. Here are a few activities to enjoy while taking in the exotic culture of Thailand.
The Bang Namphueng Floating Market is a must for all shoppers. Many handmade products and Thai food delicacies can be bought here. Such specialties include Khanom Chak, a candy made out of flour, coconut and sugar, fish-scale flowers and Hoi Thot, which are fried mussel pancakes.
The Klong Suan 100-Year Market is a unique meeting point and main center for Thai, Chinese and Muslim people. There are many handmade crafts created by locals which are available for purchase here. You’ll be sure to find that perfect souvenir to take home. Coffee shops, hair cutting services and other unique shopping experiences are available.
Things To Do
Visit the unique Pak Nam City Pillar which is a beautiful blend of both a Chinese shrine and a Thai city pillar. Originally built 1822, Pak Nam had a large number of Chinese immigrants. In order to provide a place of solitude for Thai and Chinese people alike, the Pak Nam City Pillar became a place of importance. On top of the Pillar is a unique display of the God Ganesha.
Do you want to see the largest crocodile farm in the world? The Samutprakarn Crocodile Farm is home to over 80,000 crocodiles, and you are able to get up close and personal with these sneaky amphibians.
The Ancient City is considered to be one of the largest outdoor museums in the world. The museum spans over 80 hectares. For those who are not able to spend ample time exploring Thailand, this museum is must. It includes replicas of some of the most important and famous attractions of the area. Some attractions at the Ancient City include Khao Phra Wihan, Phra That Chaiya and Prasat Hin Phanom Rung.
Restaurants and Bars
The Thai people pride themselves on their food. While visiting in and around the port of Unithai, you will see many food vendors along the streets. Snacks and fruits are popular food items sold by vendors. They also sell delicious pork sandwiches. If traveling around the area and you don’t have time for a sit down meal, try out of these food stalls.
The Phoenix Music House and Restaurant located on Srinakarin Road is a beautiful restaurant with a relaxing atmosphere. Live music is provided for diners as they enjoy the restaurant’s elegant cuisine. The Phoenix Music House and Restaurant is one of the best Thai-Chinese seafood restaurants in the area.
For those who have a sweet tooth, make a quick stop by Puff and Pie, located on Prakhonchai Road for a little piece of heaven. Offering the freshest and most delicious baked goods in the area, Puff & Pie is quite popular in the area. Enjoy your baked goods with a cup of their hot coffee.