Things to see and do - Phetchaburi
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Phetchaburi Travel guide
Phetchaburi : Michelin's recommendations
It’s worth climbing the hill as far as the royal palace, a huge white building dating from the 19C, in order to appreciate the size of this site and to enjoy the magnificent view of Phetchaburi, the “Diamond City”, and the surrounding mountains which form a natural border with Burma. Head back to the town centre with its fascinating temples which bear witness to the different cultures to have controlled the city (the Khmers in the 12C and 13C, then the kings of Sukhothai), and take a stroll along the river with its numerous shops and craft stalls (silk, gold and silver work and wooden sculptures).
Tourist attractions Phetchaburi : Things to see and do
Th. Phongsuriya T - Phetchaburi
The pride and joy of Phetchaburi, Wat Yai Suwannaram, a 17C temple restored two centuries later under the Chakri dynasty, is well worth a detour to admire the sumptuous wall paintings in the ubosot, the chapel used for the ordination of monks, which ..
Th. Boripha T - Phetchaburi
The Wat Ko Kaew Sutharam consists of a delightful group of wooden buildings raised on stilts. It is also home to a remarkable series of 18C wall paintings of a rare quality, the theme of which are the visits made by European missions to the kingdom o..
Th. Damnoen Kasem T - Phetchaburi
A fusion of Thai and Khmer styles, as is the case with many of the temples in the pretty town of Phetchaburi, Wat Mahathat Worawihan dates in all probability from the 14C. In total, it boasts five finely sculpted prang, the tallest of which, the whit..