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Petchaburi Palace
Petchaburi Palace

, Petchaburi , 


About one hour bus ride to the province capital of Petchaburi Province, 60 km north of Hua Hin. We visit Mahatat Temple to see a five peaked pagoda which is assumed to have been built in Khmer period (approx. 800 years ago). Also in the edifice are various images of Buddha. 3 of which are highly respected and revered by the people of Petchaburi. Visit Kamphaeng Laeng Temple, a former Khmer sanctuary which later became a Buddhist Temple and then proceed to Khao Luang Cave in an underground cavern housing’ 170 revered Buddha statues.

Then we have lunch in an Thai restaurant. After see the summer residence of King Mongkut (King Rama 5) known as Khao Wang, a palace set on a 95 meters high hill in enchanting surroundings with magnificent views. Here you can see the museum with furniture of this area.

Before we return to Hua Hin we visit the local market in Petchaburi and we have a free time to explore Petchaburi.

Included in the price: lunch, all entrance fee, cable car, soft drink in the van, Tour Guide

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last update 19.06.2010