Prachuap Khiri Khan:
Muang district (City)
City Pillar of Prachuap Khiri
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It is situated on Salacheep road in the city, center of
Prachuap Khiri Khan.
The Pillar is very beautiful and built in style of art from Lop Buri
era. It is known as the biggest and most beautiful city pillar in
Khao Chong Krachok (Mirror Mountain):
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A small hill
on Prachuap beach, there are 396 stairs up to the top, where you can
see a splendid panoramic view of three bays (Ao Noi, Ao Prachuap and Ao
Manao). Besides, there are a Buddha's foot print, a monastery which
holds sacred relics of Lord Buddha, and a Bhodi tree from India that
King Rama IX has planted on July 12, 1958.
Khan Kra Dai Cave-Wat Ao
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It is located in Ao
Noi sub district. It is far away from town about 8
kilometers. At the foot of the hill, there is the temple of Ao Noi,
situated an outstanding teak church. Khan Kra Dai Cave is a small cave
that located in the area of Ao Noi temple. Inside the cave, there is an
ancient reclining Buddha image and many small sitting Buddha also. You
can drive along the beachfront road passing Ao Noi fishermen village
and touch the way of fishermen until reaching the cave.
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a small bay which lies northward next to Prachuap Bay about 6
kilometers. There is a beautiful beachfront road that connecting these
two bays (Ao Noi and Ao Prachuap). People in this area are mostly
fishery occupation. There are many accommodations and restaurants are
availble for travellers.
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Prachuap city is
on the bay. Ao Prachuap is a very beautiful bay and is decorated with
big and small islands that floating in front of the bay. A beachfront
road with a wide foot path and bicycle lane is very suitable for sport
activities, such as jogging, walking or beach soothing. There are a
public park in this area as well, importantly safety playground is
available. It is very lively spot for family pinic in the evening
before the sun setting.
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It is southwards of
Prachuap town 2 kilometers.
There is a road connecting between Ao Prachuap to Ao Manao. Ao Manao is
a beautiful and wide beach with shallow sea water. It is perfectly for
family pinic and recreation. This Beach is under supervision of the
Royal Thai Airforce. This area is used to be the site of Thai and
Japanese troops of World War II when December 8, 1941. There are
several interesting attractions such as an Historical park, Jao Po Khao
Lom Muak shrine, hiking Lom Muak Mount to view the most beautiful
scenery panoramic view of three bays (Ao Noi, Ao Prachuap and Ao
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There is accommodations and
food center on the beach.
Accommodation should reserve in an advance please contact +66(032)
611-017, 611 031, 661 088 and 661 089. In webmaster opinion, this bay
is very calm, shallow and so clean. It is very suitable for family
holiday vacation or new couple. There are many interesting and
impressive activities for visitors to explore and experience it. Let's
travel, it's funny.
King Mongkut Memorial Park of Scient and Technology
- Wah Kor:
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It was an important
historical site. The reign of King Rama IV, his
royal highness had been visited at Wah Kor for watching a full solar
eclipse. Unfortunately, his royal highness had caught malaria and then
pass away. Wah Kor Beach stretches and lines with pine trees that makes
this surrounding is presant. Now a day, this place is dedicated itself
for many scientific knowledgable center, especially astronomy. Many
young and adult students visit here for science activities camp.
Furthermore, there is an aquarium, butterflies garden for visitors who
love fish and insects that open everyday. For more information, please
contact +66(032) 661 098, 661 726 and 661 727.
How to get there:
Prachuap town take the beachfrant road passing Ao Prachuap, Ao Manao
and Klong Wan Market, and then go straight on to the park. It is 10
kilometers from Prachuap town to the park. Ortherwise take a road no.4
(Petchakasem Road), turn left at the standing kilometer-stone 335
continue to the road about 4 kilometers, you will reach the park.
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Sing Khon Border had
been used a main passage between
Thailand and Myanmar from the old day to present day for both
commercial and political purposes. It is a shortcut to Malayu
Peninsula. This is also the narrowest land of Thailand measuring from
shore to the Thailand-Myanmar border at Dan Sing Khon is only 12
kilometers wide. There is a daily border market where both Thai and
Burmese vendors gathering around here to sell products, ranging from
local Burmese goods to intriguing jewelries.
How to get there:
Prachuap town take the road no.4 (Petchakasem Road) down to the
Southern. Turn right at the standing kilometer-stone 331. Go straight
on the road to reach Border Patrol Police 146 junction, then turn left.
It is about 4 kilometers after turning from the junction, you will
reach the Thailand-Myanmar Border. Distance from Prachuap town to Sing
Khon Border is approximately 23 kilometers.