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Phra Nakhon Khiri Historical Park


Phra Nakhon Khiri Historical Park


  • The historical park is located in the city of Petchaburi, 130 kilometres from Bangkok. The historical park is located at the top of a high hill. It looks over the region and may be witnessed from a great distance.
  • This area was loved by King Mongkut who built a summer Palace to use it as a Royal retreat. The Palace was called Phra Nakhon Khiri and it was completed in 1860. It is also called Khao Wang which means mountain having the Palace.
  • The Palace was declared a historical park in 1979. The Fine Arts Department has arranged display of personal items of King Rama V and King Rama IV as well as ceramics from many overseas countries.
  • The Phra Nakhon Khiri park consists of chedis, pagodas, Royal Halls, Temples, Palaces, as well as other buildings and extends over 3 hill peaks. Some buildings are classical Thai style, whereas other buildings are influenced by Chinese or European neo classical style.