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Thon Buri District is considered an old town and conservation area with a long history, making this area the location of important historical and cultural attractions on the Thon Buri side. The following are some interesting tourist attractions in this area:
- King Taksin the Great Statue is located at Wongwian Yai on Prajadhipok Road. The equestrian statue of King Taksin the Great riding a horse, his right hand holding a sword. King Taksin the Great or the King of Thonburi is regarded as the great monarch of the Thonburi Kingdom, showing immeasurable kindness to the Thai people. Therefore, the royal monument and royal memorial were built to commemorate His virtues. Every year on December 28th, a ceremony is held to pay homage to the statue.
- Wat Kanlayanamit Woramahawihan was built in 1825 on the Thon Buri side of the Chao Phraya River. It is a temple with a long history since the reign of King Rama III with the Buddha image of Luang Pho To enshrined within the amulet, which is highly respected among Thais and Chinese. There is a Buddha image in the Palilai posture, built by King Rama III inside Phra Ubosot, and a newly constructed bell tower in front of the royal wiharn with murals that show the history and way of life of the villagers during the reign of King Rama III.
- Talat Phlu is the subdistrict's name and the local market in Thon Buri District. It is located next to Khlong Bangkok Yai, which is now very famous for a market with various street foods, especially Chinese street foods, such as roasted red pork in gravy with rice, frozen egg ice cream, beef noodle soups, Thai desserts, yen ta fo (noodles with red sauce), Kui Chai (the most famous snack of Teochew people), Mee Krob or crispy noodles, which has been passed down for over a century, etc. Besides, there is also Talat Wat Klang inside Talat Phlu which still sells fresh food, dry food, and other goods as well.
- Santa Cruz Church or Kudi Chin is a Roman Catholic church located on the banks of the Chao Phraya River. It is an important religious place that has sat alongside the old Kudi Chin community on the Thon Buri side of the Chao Phraya River for a long time. It has the same distinct Renaissance and Classical Revival architecture as Assumption Cathedral. This church is outstanding with an Italian-style dome, decorated with a cross on the top, and it has been a center of the Christian faith since Thon Buri was the capital.
Thon Buri District has a diverse range of transportation options such as:
Car: There are some main roads that people usually use to travel around, such as Itsaraphap Road, Somdet Phra Chao Taksin Road, Prajadhipok Road, Arun Amarin Road, Krung Thon Buri Road, etc. There are also secondary roads and alleys used to connect with other communities.
Bus: It is the community's preferred mode of transportation because the travel costs are low, and there are numerous buses that run through the Thon Buri area throughout the day. The main bus lines are bus no. 101, 147, 189, and 89, etc.
Mass Rapid Transit Systems: People can travel from Wongwian Yai to Maha Chai by train to Thon Buri District and choose to get off at Wongwian Yai Train Station or Talat Phlu Railway Station. In addition, there is a special bus service (BRT) that runs through Thon Buri, which you can get off at Ratchaphruek BRT station. The BTS is also available in this area; some BTS stations in Thon Buri are Pho Nimit BTS station and Talat Phlu BTS station.