Things to see and do - Phetchaburi
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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 ..
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
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..
Standing alongside a blue- and gold-roofed temple which emerges behind an oasis of greenery on the corner of the street, Wat Kampheang Laeng, founded in the 12C, marks the southernmost point of the Khmer Empire's sphere of influence in Thailand. Orig..