Visiting Phra Nakhon Khiri in Phetchaburi

Phra Nakhon Khiri in Phetchaburi, Thailand (2007)

In 2007 I was traveling from Bangkok to Hua Hin and when you are traveling by car you will be passing Phetchaburi. And almost right along the highway you will see a hill with a temple, palace and Chedi's over 3 hill peaks. This is Phra Nakhon Khiri, a historical park in Phetchaburi on a hill overlooking the city. The name Phra Nakhon Khiri means 'holy city hill', but locals call it Khao Wang, meaning 'hill with palace'. The whole complex was built as a summer palace by King Mongkut, with construction finished in 1860. Photos were taken in 2007.

View over Phetchaburi city from Phra Nakhon Khiri in Phetchaburi, Thailand (2007)

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