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Places to visit in Phetchaburi

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What to see in Phetchaburi

Thanks to its historical past, Phetchaburi has much more to offer compared to Cha Am, Hua Hin and Pranburi its nearest neighbors. There many places of interest. There are many ancient temples with heterogeneous architecture and periods (including Ayutthaya and Sukhothai periods). Petchaburi's best-known monuments are undoubtedly the Phra Nakorn Khiri and the Tham Khao Luang Cave temple. Kaeng Krachan National Park will delight lovers of nature. Those looking to enjoy the beach will go to or Had Chao Samran or Puek Tian.

Must-visits in Phetchaburi

Phra Nakhorn Khiri Historical Park Phetchaburi

Phra Nakhorn Khiri Historical Park

อุทยานประวัติศาสตร์พระนครคีรี
My opinion :
On the top of an hill populated by monkeys, this historical park and its white chedi are the emblem of the city of Phetchaburi
Tham Khao Luang Cave Phetchaburi

Tham Khao Luang Cave

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My opinion :
This cave in the mountain was turned into a temple and is particularly pleasant to visit when it's hot outside. It is probably one of the most interesting attractions in Petchaburi
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Other visits suggestions in Phetchaburi

  • Khao Bandai It
    situated 2 kilometers south of Khao Wang is the site of an ancient temple of the Ayutthaya Period Wat Khao Bandai It. This 121 meters high hill and offers interesting natural caves
  • Kaeng Krachan National Park
    52 km far from Phetchaburi, it is the most extensive national park of Thailand with beautiful landscapes of mountains, lake and waterfalls with abundant wildlife. There accommodation in the area. Minivans from Phetchaburi go to Kaeng Krachan for 80 baht.

Map of point of interest in Phetchaburi

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Wat Chai Wattanaram

Wat Chai Wattanaram

Khmer-style temple outside the city. It can be accessed by longtail (boat) from the Chankasem Palace Pier.


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Wat Si Chum

Wat Si Chum

and its huge stone sitting Buddha. This temple is not in the center of Sukhothai Historical Park and is therefore sometimes overlooked by visitors and they really miss something!


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Wat Ming Muang

Wat Ming Muang

Completely white, this temple is surprising even if it is very modest compared to the beautiful White Temple in Chiang Rai. 2 minutes walk from Wat Phumin , take the time to pay him a visit.


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