Misdirections to Wat Samaragote, Taling Chan
 
 Last updated: 02/02/08

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From the North/Expressway
Cross the Rama 5 Bridge and zero your odometer.
After 2km go over the Bang Kruay-Bang Bua Tong Road.
At 3.3km go over a bridge across a large klong (canal).
At around 5 km, at the large roundabout, turn left on Ratchapreuk Road.
Travel approximately 5km, cross over Pinklao–Nakhon Chaisri Road keeping left. 
After getting back to ground level you have 50 meters to cross two lanes and turn left into the wat archway.
Take the first right and follow the road 500 meters to Wat Samaragote and park.

From Sathorn Road
Cross the Taksin Bridge towards Thonburi.
Go straight, staying right, and take the flyover after 1km+ signposted to Ratchadapisek Rd. At the middle of this flyover, zero your odometer.
Take the next flyover across Ratchadapisek Rd.
Watch for the road markers indicating kms which should be synchronized with your odometer.
At 3 km take the Borom Ratchachonni signposted exit left. After the exit, stay to the right and at 4km take the Borom Ratchachonni Road option staying right.
Go over 2 more flyovers, a klong bridge and a second klong bridge.
U-Turn at 11km where Ratchapreuk Road meets Borom Ratchachonni (Pinklao-Nakhon Chaisri Road).
Go 400 meters back along Ratchapruk Road and turn left into Wat Samaragote archway.
Take the first right and follow the road 500 meters to the wat and park.

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Take the skytrain to Surasak station, catch a taxi and follow directions above

Thai 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