Continue your journey on Koh Kret and you will reach Wat Phai Lom. The front of the temple, alongside the river, is an open area for cultural activities. Every Sunday beginning from noon onwards, a Thai-Mon dance will be performed here. The dance reflects Mon traditions and cultural background. During breaks in the show, various locally-made products are presented.
As lunch approaches, you will want to find a place to try out Mon food. A lot of the shops have open kitchens; just walk in, sit, and order. You will find plenty of food and beverages along the way including desserts, coffee shops, dimsum, noodles, and more. In addition to the numerous food shops, you will also find an abundance of stores selling various souvenirs, décor products, and apparel. The vendors and shop owners are really friendly and always smiling. They will want you to try out or look at what they have to offer.
Koh Kret is a unique place full of life and culture. Visitors can watch local way-of-life of the Mon people and community. There are plenty of attractions to see, food to eat, and things to buy. Once on the island, you can choose to walk and take it easy, or hop on a bike and cycle from place to place. If you have a day to spare, Koh Kret is a destination not too far from Bangkok worth visiting.