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Khao Wang – the Historical Park of Phra Nakhon Khiri Destination : Phetchaburi Category : History & Culture

Hello! Today I would like to invite all of you to go on a trip near Bangkok with me. Our destination this time is in Phetchaburi Province. So do you think we are going to the famous Cha-Am Beach? Wrong! This time I’m taking you to Khao Wang! 



Khao Wang or Phra Nakhon Khiri Historical Park is a set of palaces, temples, and old buildings in Phetchaburi. It is an important landmark and a popular tourist spot. The place is located on three mountain tops. The Phra Nakhon Khiri National Museum is also situated in the park. Not only will you have a chance to learn about Thai history at the place, you will also be thrilled by the scenic views over Phetchaburi town from the mountain top.



You can visit Khao Wang either by walking, which allows you to enjoy the view alongside and play with the monkeys, or by traveling in the cable car. The cable car is only 40 Baht per person. Sukjai really enjoys the fabulous view along the way.


I know you feel like visiting Khao Wang now. The place opens from 8.30 am – 4.30 pm every day. The entrance fee is only 20 baht. Apart from normal visit, you can also join the Phra Nakhon Khiri Festival in Khao Wang held every year. There will be cultural shows, firework, and more. The festival is held on the first Friday of February annually and lasts for 10 days. If you happen to travel to Khao Wang, don’t forget to take some pictures for me!

  How to get there

To go up Khao Wang, one can either walk or take a cable car.

  Location map
  Written by : oat11 oat12 19-11-2014
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