Misdirections to Wat Prok
Go down Sathorn towards the river. Just past the Surasak SkyTrain station get in the left lane and turn left at the lights after the gas/petrol station at Tanon Surasak. (allow and extra few minutes the lights have a long delay!! TIT).
Keep to the right to avoid going on the expressway, drive past the toll booths and take the first turning (200m?) on the left (Soi Wat Prok) at the end of Soi Wat Prok (100m) turn right and park in the Wat.
OR if you take the Expressway...
Take 1st stage expressway to the 2nd stage expressway, Travelling from Bang Na, and before the Rama 9 bridge bear left to the 3rd stage expressway going north following signs to Chaeng Wattana.
Exit at Sathorn. Keep in the right lane towards Sathorn Rd pay attention and take the first U-turn then take the first turning (100m?) on the left (Soi Wat Prok) at the end of Soi Wat Prok (100m) turn right and park in the Wat.
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Take the SkyTrain to Surasak (Silom Line) and exit the station on the left in the direction of the river. Go down the stairs and walk toward Tanon Surasak, past the food court, past the ThaiCC building, past a gas/petrol station and past all the driving hashers waiting in the traffic.
At the lights turn left and continue walking, cross the tollway entrance (100m), pass the toll booths and take the first soi on the left (200m) Soi Wat Prok, walk down the soi and into the Wat (total walking distance +/- 400m)
Thai words that might get your taxi going in the right direction:-
Useful words for you to say to your driver:-
It is almost impossible for a foreigner to pronounce Klong Toey such that a taxi driver can understand, so we recommend that you show your taxi driver the above. However, here are some easy to pronounce words you might want to use.
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