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Khao Wang (Phra Nakhon Khiri Historical Park)

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Phetchaburi, Thailand
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All reviews cable car summer palace king rama iv khao wang historical park worth a visit emerald buddha entrance fee nice view small hill mountain top open to the public be careful wild monkeys winding paths palace complex few hours
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Reviewed 4 November 2018

The architecture of this place is amazing coupled it with a scenic view from the top overlooking the vast green city. You can either go up via a cable car or on foot which will take about 1.5 hours. When you go up the cable...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank KennyLCC
Reviewed 14 October 2018

It was just a short walk up the hill before we reached the first buildings, the former horse stables. The hill is scattered with beautiful temples and all kinds of villas in different styles, many open to the public. The winding paths surrounded by old...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank cinbkk
Reviewed 2 October 2018

There is 3 section to this place - 1st -the souvenir shops and coffee shops. 2nd is the ticket counter and cable car. Well, you have to pay for the cable car and the entrance fee to the park. The cable car ride was fairly...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank MelvinW2018
Reviewed 13 September 2018

If you have come to Petchaburi, this is a must! Beautiful view and walks, with many monkeys, and beautiful temples in a very nice setting.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank danaU5041YK
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

A cable car ride up a steep hill took us up to the mountaintop temple. First observation is the breathtaking views, no English translation to state what we were viewing, numerous steps so I felt I’d done exercise for the day and the cheeky temple...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Tamgray24
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

Visited this historical site as part of a day tour of phetchaburi, the cable car getting up was nerve wracking and entry was more expensive than I expected it to be. The museum and the buildings to enter are not particularly interesting or historically Thai....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank lyds939
Reviewed 26 July 2018

Went as part of a day tour, it wasn't as interesting as I thought it might be, although some parts were closed due to renovation, so if you're going probably pay to check if it's all open. Also we missed the Chinese room which is...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank John M
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

Interesting temple, accessed by cable car. This is in Petchaburi, which is not a tourist hotspot. Built on a high ridge (mountain to the Thais). Very beautiful views. Many thieving monkeys, on the lookout for food. Will snatch stuff out of your hand. Including phones,...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Richard S
Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

Enjoy the splendid view of surrounding Hua Hin on the small hill which housed the summer palace of King Rama 4. Take a tram ride up and leisurely stroll around. Tram ride cost B50/pax and entrance fee is B250/adult. You can check out the palace...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Rose G
Reviewed 19 June 2018

The historical museum and historical park, takes you around the city and up to the mountain, either possible by walk or cable car. Plan at least 2-3 hours to visit all the temples, chedis, pagodas and museums. There is a good map available at the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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7 May 2018|
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Response from trustno187 |
I just came from kaeng Krachan to Phetchaburi and rented a motor cycle for 500 Bht for whole 2 days visited all the Temples for free of cost ! 14 tamples inside petchaburi very easy with a map from chedi view hostel and used... More
5 February 2017|
Response from Daotalks | Reviewed this property |
I don't think you can do it. Photograph doesn't allowed inside palaces and buildings. But you can take photo at outdoor area.