The map to Fort
Phra Sumen shows the way to Fort Phra Sumen on Phra Sumen Road, off Chakrabongse
Road. The fort is located at the bend of Phra Sumen Road about 300 m from the
Chakrabongse junction. The Banglamphu Canal is to the east of the fort.
Santichai Prakarn Park is between the fort and the Chao Phraya River. This is one of the vantage points to watch the Royal Barge Procession. The other attraction in the area is Wat Chanasongkhram.
Please refer to the map below.
Map to Fort Phra Sumen
How to get there
By river boat
The most convenient way to get there is by Chao Phraya River boat. Take a Bangkok skytrain to the Taksin Bridge pier. Go to the Sathorn Central pier that’s just under the bridge and take a Chao Phraya River boat to N 13 Phra Arthit (Banglamphu) Pier.
The following types of Chao Phraya River boats stop at Phra Arthit pier.
When you alight from the boat, walk out to the main road, Phra Arthit Road and turn left. Fort Phra sumen is about 300 m down the road.
Bus service no 32 from Wat Pho passes Phra Arthit Road. Take the bus on Maharat Road that’s between Wat Pho and the Chao Phraya River.
Bus service no 53 passes Fort Phra Sumen. Take the bus from Hua Lamphong – Yaowarat Chinatown – Pahaurat Little India – Pak Klong Talat – Maharat Road – Phra Arthit Road – Phra Sumen Road.
To return to Bangkok Forts.