Misdirections to Wat Sapan, off Ratchapruek Road
Last updated: 14/05/07
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Drive down Sathorn Road and go over the Taksin Bridge. At the crest of the bridge zero your odometer.
If you are coming by taxi from Surasak Station, don't zero the meter but add one kilometre to each of the distances shown - the meter shows the distance travelled in small figures on the right above the fare.
At 5.3 kms bear left and take the Phetkasem Road exit. Continue on the dual carriage way (Tanon Ratchapreuk) and
At 9.5km immediately after a bridge/flyover get in the frontage road then drive over a klong bridge.
After about 500m at 10.3km turn left into a small soi immediately after a footbridge and at a Clarion in car stereo shop. Small signs in Thai for Wat Saphan, big sign for Clarion!
Drive down this manicured soi for about 1km and turn left into Wat Sapan.
From the North
If coming from the north over Rama 5 Bridge, turn left at the roundabout onto Ratchapruek Road.
The wat turning is about 8.5 kms from the roundabout on the opposite side. Look for the Clarion auto stereo shop on the end of some shophouses on your right near a footbridge.
Find a U turn and go back or do a U turn at Phetkasem Rd. and go back about 2.5kms.
Get into the frontage road, find the Wat and drop anchor.
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Get the train to Surasak. Go down to the street on the same side as the platform. Get a taxi along Sathorn Road and you will soon cross the Taksin Bridge. Follow the directions above.
Thai words that might get your taxi going in the right direction:-
Useful words for you to say to your driver:-