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What places to visit in Phetchaburi?

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.
I also listed at the end of the page some good tours, excursions and activities that you can do in Phetchaburi or from Phetchaburi. Click here to see them.

Must-visit places in Phetchaburi

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Phra Nakhon Khiri Historical Park

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

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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 nice places to visit in Phetchaburi

Wat Yai Suwannaram

Wat Yai Suwannaram

starstarstarstar this temple worths a visit for its mural paintings in the ordination hall, its wooden wihaan and its little pond
Wat Khoi

Wat Khoi

starstarstarstar recent temple, its specific architecture and beautiful statues should not leave you indifferent
Wat Mahathat Worawihan

Wat Mahathat Worawihan

starstarstarstar with its high white prang, it does not go unnoticed in Phetchaburi. It also houses a highly revered Buddha here
Wat Ko Kaew Suttharam

Wat Ko Kaew Suttharam

starstarstarstar especially interesting for the almost 300 years old mural paintings of its main hall which retrace the life of Buddha
Wat Phra Non

Wat Phra Non

starstarstarstar housing a lage Reclyning Buddha and many other statues
Pa La-U Waterfall

Pa La-U Waterfall

starstarstarstar This waterfall about sixty kilometers from Hua Hin is located in Kaeng Krachan National Park. It is a pleasant area of nature but not the most photogenic waterfall in Thailand.
Phra Ram Ratchaniwet

Phra Ram Ratchaniwet

starstarstar this palace built during the reign of King Rama V by a German architect will probably interest beautiful houses lovers
Wat Kamphaeng Laeng

Wat Kamphaeng Laeng

starstar ancient Khmer temple of which only a few ruins remains is now a Buddhist temple

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.

Tours in Phetchaburi and around

This selection includes tours, excursions and activities that I have personally tested or were tested by people I fully trust but also offers by recognized agencies or websites known for their seriousness and quality.

visit phetchaburi and happy farming time

Visit Phetchaburi and Happy Farming time

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Learn and experience the lifestyle of local farmers! Activities include visiting a local market, harvesting fresh produce as available, cooking, sight seeing, experiencing other daily activities of the host and staying overnight with the host!

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Explore the Hidden Gems of Phetchaburi from Bangkok

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Phetchaburi, a province where most tourists probably have never heard of. You will be taken to Phetchaburi's important landmarks, and and also the hidden gems! You will also be visiting local food stalls along the way.

Places to see elsewhere in Thailand

Phimai temple

phimai temple

which houses Prasat Phimai, one of the finest examples of Khmer temple in Thailand. Its architecture reminds of Angkor Wat in many ways.


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Wat Buraphaphiram

wat buraphaphiram

Its giant standing Buddha image which is nearly 60 meters high is the best known monument in Roi Et. It is also the largest of its kind in Thailand and the statue makes the city all around the...


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Shadow puppets museum

shadow puppets museum

This museum is dedicated to <em>Nang Talung</em>, a traditional shadow puppets theater. You can see shadow puppets show and also the process of creating puppets. There is also an interesting...


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Phimai temple

phimai temple

at 60 kilometers from Nakhon Ratchasima, the city of Phimai has one of the most beautiful Khmer temples in Thailand. The Prasat Hin Phimai (in Phimai Historical Park) has much in common with...


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