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Wat Khao Noi

Location

Hua Hin, Hua Hin District, Prachuap Khiri Khan 77110

Opening Hours

The temple is open daily, from 06:00 a.m. to 06:00 p.m.

Description

Wat Khao Noi is accessible via Soi 56 and offers a splendid 360° view of Khao Noi and Hua Hin. Besides temple buildings it features a large standing Sivali Buddha statue visible from far away.

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Maruekhathaiyawan Palace

Opening Hours

Daily, except for public holidays from 08:00 a.m. to 04:00 p.m.

Location

1281 Phetkasem Road, Cha-am, Cha-am District, Phetchaburi 76120

Description

Maruekhathaiyawan Palace, located between Cha-Am and Hua Hin, was build in 1923 by King Vajiravudh (King Rama VI) as a seaside summer retreat. The palace is now a property of the Crown Property Bureau and under the management of The Foundation of Mrigadayavan Palace. The Palace, set on a vast manicured landscape fronting Cha-Am Beach, is build entirely out of teak wood and comprises of three one-storey pavilions with more than 1,000 pillars.

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Rajabhakti Park

Location

8 Phetkasem Rd, Nong Kae, Hua Hin District, Prachuap Khiri Khan 77110

Opening Hours

The temple is open daily from 06:00 a.m. to 08:00 p.m.

Description

Rajabhakti Park is a historically themed park honoring past Thai kings from the Sukhothai period to the current royal house of Chakri and was built by the Royal Thai Army. The park occupies an area of 222 Rai (around 36 ha). It consists of 3 sections, the first section features the giant statues of seven kings, the second section is used for major ceremonies, such as military parades, and for welcoming foreign dignitaries and the third section comprises of a museum featuring Thai history.

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Wat Khao Sanam Chai

Location

69/7 Phetkasem Rd, Hua Hin, Hua Hin District, Prachuap Khiri Khan 77110

Opening Hours

The temple is open daily from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Description

Wat Khao Sanam Chai is located outside Hua Hin on a mountain top and consists of white temple buildings with gold accents, flags, and bells including a a chedi (a Buddhist shrine) and an ubosot (ordination hall). The temple can only be reached by foot and offers a panoramic view of the hillside, beach and nearby harbor.

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Jao Mae Tub Tim Shrine

Location

18 Selakem Road Hua Hin, Prachuap Khiri Khan 77110

Opening Hours

Daily 10:00 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Description

Jao Mae Tub Tim Shrine is a small Chinese shrine near Hua Hin Beach. The shrine is a fertility shrine named after the female goddess Jao Mae Tub Tim and people come here bring offerings in return for happy and healthy children.

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Wat Khao Takiab

Location

123, 55 Nong Kae-Takiap, Nong Kae, Hua Hin, Prachuap Khiri Khan 77110

Opening Hours

The temple is open daily from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Description

Wat Khao Takiab is located on the 270 m high mountain Khao Takiab (“Chopsticks Hill”), at the southern end of Hua Hin beach. The Thai-Chinese temple includes a large standing buddha statue and a guan yin shrine and offers an amazing view of Hua Hin city and beach. The site is home to many Macaque monkeys which can be aggressive so please do not feed them.

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Wat Huay Mongkol

Location

Thap Tai, Hua Hin District, Prachuap Khiri Khan 77110

Opening Hours

The temple is open daily, from 05:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Description

Wat Huay Mongkol is located South of Hua Hin near Highway 4 and features the world’s largest statue of Luang Phor Thuad, a legendary southern Thai monk. The temple is located in a park with teak trees and a lake.

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Hua Hin Railway Station

Hua Hin Railway Station | Hua Hin Thailand

Location

Hua Hin, Hua Hin District, Prachuap Khiri Khan 77110

Description

Hua Hin Railway Station is one of the most beautiful train stations in Thailand. The station in red and white colors was built in 1926 to replace the original station and has a Victorian gingerbread design with lots of carved wood pillars and trim.

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Klai Kangwon Palace

Hua Hin Summer Palace | Property in Hua Hin

Opening Hours

Daily, except for public holidays from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

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Description

Klai Kangwon Palace, lit. ‘far from worry’ was the primary summer royal residence of King Bhumibol Adulyadej (Rama IX) of Thailand. Commissioned by King Prajadhipok (Rama VII) in 1926 and completed in 1933, the palace’s main residence buildings are named Piam Suk, Pluk Kasem, Oep Prem, and Em Pridi.

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