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Salt Evaporation Pond

Amphoe Mueang, Samut Sakhon, Thailand
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How sea salt is done?

This place is one of the few in Samut Sakhon provice where sea salt is made with same techniques as... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Tapio T
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Bangkok, Thailand
You wouldn’t know what it was unless someone explains

As you drive from Bangkok to Hua Hin you see many stalls selling salt along the highway. Just off... read more

Reviewed 3 June 2018
Lesterbeach
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Winnipeg, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is one of the few in Samut Sakhon provice where sea salt is made with same techniques as hundred(s) of years ago. If I do something with meat (BBQ, smoking etc.). This is my destination to go get good quality sea salt. If...More

Thank Tapio T
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Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

As you drive from Bangkok to Hua Hin you see many stalls selling salt along the highway. Just off the road you see the many salt ponds. They look like rice paddys or shrimp lagoons but locals can tell the difference. The water in the...More

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Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Drove through the village called Ban Bang which is where salt is farmed. Very interesting drive but is probably not a tourist destination all by itself. Spending a day at the nearby beach, drive through the salt farms and to finish with a seafood dinner...More

Thank r0y888
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Reviewed 25 March 2016

It is easy to drive past these places and only try to guess what they are and then think no more about them however this might get you thinking as Thailand is hot and it reaches temperatures of 40 plus but how does that make...More

Thank desi d
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Reviewed 2 January 2016

Salt fields can be found along the drive from Bangkok to Amphawa. Each plot also has a makeshift stall selling their salt. I used this opportunity to teach my kids about evaporation and how salt is made. I didn't manage to see salt being harvested...More

Thank icepeachtea
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Reviewed 9 June 2015

Drove through the Salt Evaporation Pond and Flats area of Samut Sakhon. Amazing how they quadrant off the property in equal sized shallow pools, and have the sun evaporate the water from the tarps, leaving behind the salt that they rake and dry into small...More

Thank SvenHarry
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Reviewed 29 December 2014

If you're traveling to Cha-am or Hua Hin from Bangkok, you'll likely pass by the salt flats in Samut Sakhon. If you have your own vehicle and the option to do so, and it's salt-making season (dry season), stop at one of the salt ponds...More

1  Thank Raintree_Thailand
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