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Phra Nakhon Khiri (Khao Wang)

97 ถนน คีรีรัถยา Tambon Khlong Kra Saeng, Amphoe Mueang Phetchaburi, Chang Wat Phetchaburi 76000, Thailand

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About Phra Nakhon Khiri (Khao Wang)

Phra Nakhon Khiri is a historical park in Phetchaburi, Thailand on a hill overlooking the city. The name Phra Nakhon Khiri means 'holy city hill', but locals know it better as Khao Wang, meaning 'hill with palace'.  The park consists of three building groups on the three peaks of the 95 m hill. On the western peak is the palace with adjoining structures. On the middle or central peak is a big chedi named Phra That Chom Phet.



Attractions near Phra Nakhon Khiri (Khao Wang)

Wat Kamphaeng Laeng2.18km from Phra Nakhon Khiri (Khao Wang)

The Wat Kamphaeng Laeng is a Khmer sanctuary located within the grounds of Wat activity south of Phetchaburi, It consists of four buildings entirely of laterite; each of the towers rests on a stepped base and has four openings. The whole is surrounded by an original surrounding wall. The main prang is Lopburi style; it was surrounded by four smaller towers. At a later period, a small oratory was added in front of the row of three towers. There are traces of the stucco decorations.

Phra Ram Ratchaniwet (Wang Ban Puen)2.21km from Phra Nakhon Khiri (Khao Wang)

Phra Ram Ratchaniwet Palace is an extremely elegant building in typical early 20th-century European style. The Palace is located on the grounds of a Thai army camp in Petchaburi town, some two hours drive South West of Bangkok. The Palace was designed by German architect Karl Siegfried Döhring, who also designed several other Royal Palaces and villas, including Varadis Palace and the Somdej Residence of Bang Khun Phrom Palace in Bangkok.

Mae Klong Railway Market33.85km from Phra Nakhon Khiri (Khao Wang)

Maeklong Railway Market is a traditional Thai market selling fresh vegetables, food and fruit in the province of Samut Songkhram, southwest of Bangkok. What makes the market special is that it occupies part of a train line. A few times a day, a train runs directly through the market. A few minutes before the train comes, vendors lower their umbrellas and move some of their produce away from the train tracks.

Amphawa Floating Market35.17km from Phra Nakhon Khiri (Khao Wang)

Amphawa is one of the most popular floating markets near Bangkok. It’s not as large as Damnoen Saduak but it’s more authentic, with visitors almost exclusively Thai. Located 50 km from Bangkok, this once small village has been around since the mid-17th century. It’s become such a magnet for Bangkokians during weekends that food stalls have grown from the riverbanks and stretched far into the surrounding streets.

King Rama II Memorial Park35.18km from Phra Nakhon Khiri (Khao Wang)

The King Rama II Memorial Park is located in the Amphawa District of Thailand's Samut Songkhram Province. It serves as a memorial for King Phutthaloetla Naphalai and his patronage of Thai art and culture. The King Rama II Museum and a large traditional Thai house are located within the grounds of the park.

Wat Bang Kung37.47km from Phra Nakhon Khiri (Khao Wang)

Wat Bang Kung is an ancient temple in Samut Songkhram, Thailand. It was built in the Ayutthaya period. It is one of the historic sites and memory of the battle. Archaeological evidence currently remains in the Ubosot which was built in the Ayutthaya period. It is covered with roots of four plants are Pho, Sai , Krai, and Krang. These roots help the hall to stay stable. It is one of the beautiful attractions in this area.

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Petchaburi is situated on the northwestern shores of the Gulf of Thailand. Phetchaburi province is famous for its beautiful beaches and mountains. It features Thailand's largest national park the Kaeng Krachan National Park.