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Plan of Phra Nakhon Khiri

(Bangkoksite Photos taken on April 3, 1999)






Phra Nakhon Khiri
Phra Nakhon Khiri Palace or the Holy City Hill was the
first palace built on the mountain range by King Rama IV
in 1859 for the King himself and for the royal guests.
It is studded with Wats and various components of the
palace such as Wat Mahasamanaram locates on the
hill-step, Wat Phra Kaeo which is the temple of the
palace locates on the hill-top. The middle peak enshrines
Phra that Chom Phet and the eastern peak is a vicinity
of the compound. The architectural style of the palace
is mixed between European, Chinese and Thai.


Phra Nakhon Khiri can be reached from the ground
level either by walking up the hill or by using the
cable car. By walking up there is an entrance fee
of 20 Baht per person. There are many small souvenir
shops, and visitors can enjoy the views and visit
the museum on the top.

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View of temple on the top of the hill.

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A small road leading to the museum.

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Scenery of Phetchaburi city viewing from
     the cable car station.
    

Visitors can reach the historical park with convenient
and comfort of a cable car. The operating time is from
8.00 a.m. to 5.30 p.m. daily.


Phra Nakhon Khiri at Cable Car Station
  13 6' 32.24" N,99 56' 6.83" E

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Attractions in Phetchaburi :
ArrowBlue.jpg (669 bytes) Phra Nakhon Khiri
ArrowBlue.jpg (669 bytes) Wat Mahathat
ArrowBlue.jpg (669 bytes) Phra Ram Ratchanivet
ArrowBlue.jpg (669 bytes) Phra Ratchaniwet Mrigadayavan
ArrowBlue.jpg (669 bytes) Kaeng Krachan Dam & Reservoir
ArrowBlue.jpg (669 bytes) Cha Am Seaside Resort
   
  Nearby Places :
ArrowBlue.jpg (669 bytes) Hua Hin Seaside Resort
ArrowBlue.jpg (669 bytes) Pranburi Seaside Resort


Map of Phetchaburi and Nearby Areas :
See Google map at bottom of this page.

The map should be enlarged to see
clearly locations of interesting places
to visit.   Videos associated with the
placemark are :

1. Khao Wang Cable Car Station.
2. Kaneg Krachan Reservoit.
3. Mrigadayavan Palace.
4. Cha Am Beach.
5. Lucky Seafood 2.



Wat Mahathat  2010 - HD Video

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Map of Phetchaburi


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