Petchburi a charming historic town sitting astride the main road to southern Thailand has a number of temples with strong connections to the former capital of Ayuthaya. Some of the best examples of Ayuthaya is mural paintings can be found here. The glorious palace now a national museum which sits on a hilltop overlooking the town is a breath-taking place to visit.
Our tour of one of Thailand is oldest provinces starts at the fresh market where you can see many kinds of ingredient of Thai-Food and also fresh fruits.
Then continue to the center of Petchburi to the unmistakable Prang (Khmer-style tower monument) of Wat Mahathat. It is nonetheless stylistically influenced by the Ayuthaya period and its architectural interest belies its comparative lack of years .The towering central Prang rises from the middle of a cloister lined with Buddha images and is surrounded by smaller Prangs each with a small chapel..
At Phara Nakhonkhiri we continue our journey by cable car to the beautiful summer palace of King Rama IV also the setting of the famous movie The King and I. We see the royal heritage in the palace museum and admire the spectacular view from the observatory.
Our journey continues to Khao Luang Cave which houses not less than 170 Buddha images.From there we visit a stucco-art-decorated temple.We have lunch before transfer back to the hotel
|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||HuaHin , ChaAm|
|DEPARTURE TIME||08.30 hrs|
|RETURN TIME||15.00 hrs|