Ang Thong has a lot of history in Thailand, mostly to do with the wars against the Burmese. Nowadays it's known for its handicrafts of Wicker works, Fire brick, Court dolls and the 200+ magnificent temples situated there.
The area is mostly agricultural with the Chao Phraya and Noi River running through which provides enough water for rice farming. The province is split into 7 districts and has over 500 villages.
The main attraction here are the temples such as Wat Ratchapaksi which is famous for the large reclining Buddha. Wat Tha Suthawat, Wat Pa Mok and Wat Khun Inthapramun temples are a few others that are well worth a visit. Besides Temples they have the large Aquarium to visit where you will see some really big fish such as the Amazon serpent-headed fish and other native fish.