Misdirections to Wat Kong Kaew, Prapadaeng

Last updated: 3 July, 2014

13°41'6.26"N   100°33'46.45"E

Via the Bhumibol Bridge.

Take the Bhumibol Bridge from Rama 3 Road.

Take the first exit off the bridge following signs for Suksawat Road.

Follow the off ramp and keep left, making a U turn at the sign for Prapradaeng. Zero odometer at the U turn.

Stay in the left lane for Phrarachveriyaporn road.

At 1.1km at the T-junction turn left.

At 1.3 km turn right at the T-junction (in front of wat archway).

At 1.8 km turn left.

At 2.6 km turn left again. You are now on Petchahung road.

Go over a large waterway bridge connecting the green zone to the mainland and continue on Petchaeung Road.

At 6.4 km, opposite Petchaheung Soi 22, look out for wooden restaurant "Kumrapee" on the left.

At 6.6 km, turn left into Petchaheung Soi 25

At 6.9km, turn right into Petchaheung Soi 25/1. Drive 200m and park in Wat Kong Kaew (aka Ko Kaew on Google Maps).

Follow the chalk arrows for 50m across the khlong footbridge to the backyard of the house from where we will start the run.

By the Expressway

Go over the Rama 9 Bridge and take the first exit onto Suksawat Road (you have to turn left).

Drive about 1km until you see the Industrial Ring Road going across Suksawat.

Turn left signposted Rama III, zero your odometer and stay in the left lane of Phrarachveriyaporn road.

Follow the directions above.

Coming From Klong Toey Nok Ferry Pier (aka The Port)

Pay 5 baht to cross the river and take a 30 baht mototaxi.

Tell them you want to go to Wat Kong Kaew off Petchaheung Soi 25.

Words that might get your taxi going in the right direction:-

Useful words for you to say to your driver:-

Turn left Leo sigh
Turn right Leo kwah
Straight on Trong pie
Stop Yoot