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Attractions in Prachuap Khiri Khan province in Thailand

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The provincial capital is a fishing port with a superb location beside beautiful curving bays and amongst steep mountain outcrops. Close by are splendid beaches.

 

City attractions in Prachuap Khiri Khan

Khao Chong Krachok

Rising sharply in the north of the town, beside the sea, this outcrop has a revered temple on its summit. Reached by climbing 395 steps, it features a small pagoda and a troupe of playful monkeys. The hilltop offers a magnificent panorama of the coastline, seascape and hinterland.


Ao Manao

Ao Manao

This beautiful curved bay, located on the southern edge of the town, is in the care of the Royal Thai Air Force. It was the scene of a battle between the Thais and the Japanese in World War II. Accommodation should be pre-booked with the air force, Tel: 0 3261 1017 , 0 3261 1031 ext. 2146.

 

Out of city attractions in Prachuap Khiri Khan


Wa Ko

This locality has had historical importance since the reign of King Rama IV. The king made a trip In Wa Ko to witness the full moon eclipse. A long white sandy beach lined with sea pines offers a pleasant atmosphere. It is located at Km 335 of Highway 4, about 12 km. south of the town.

 

Khao Hin Thoen Stone Park

This is located to the west of the town reached along Highway 4, turning off at Km 331-332 and continuing for 8 km. Among scattered boulders, there are narrow paths leading to wide rocky fields on the mountain top which has great views of the city and the sea.


Dan Singkhon

A Myanmar-Thailand border crossing located in Khlong Wan, 4 km. from Khao Hin Thoen Stone Park, this mountain pass had historical importance as a strategic invasion route for Burmese armies.


Namtok Huai Yang National Park

This park covers a forested area on the Tanaosi Mountain Range. Follow a sign at Km 351 of Highway 4 and drive along a 7 km. access road to the park office. Huai Yang Falls near the park office is its main attraction, composed of five small cascades situated in recreational surroundings.

Hat Wanakon National Park

Located 22 km. south of Prachuap Khiri Khan and another 3.5 km. on an access road, this park offers a 7 km. long beach lined with sea pines. For accommodation, contact the Faculty of Forest Affairs, Kasetsart University, Bangkok, Tel: 0 2579 0520.

Ao Mae Ramphueug

This is a scenic bay located about 5 km. south of Prachuap Khiri Khan, reached by turning off at Km 399 and going via Bang Saphan Market. Accommodation and seafood restaurants arc available.

Ao Bo Thonglang

Located 4 km. beyond Ao Mae Ramphueng along a beach road, this bay has a clean, white sand beach suitable for swimming.

Koh Thalu, Koh Sang and Koh Sing

These three islands suitable for fishing can be reached within 20 minutes by boat from Ban Pak Khlong, 3 km. east of Bang Saphan.

 Hua Hin Beach



Hau Hin Night Market

Local Products in
Prachuap Khiri Khan


Prachuap Khiri Khan has an abundance of dried fish and fruit products from pineapples, coconuts, bananas and aloe vera. A renowned product is Pha Phim Khommaphat or Khommaphat printed cotton, typical of Hua Hin and sold by the yard. A large variety of other cotton products are obtainable, such as placemats, tablecloths and pillowcases, especially at Hun Hin Market.

 

 

 

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