About Phetchaburi

Phetchaburi is a province that is famous for its natural charm of beaches and mountains. The province is located not too far from Bangkok so it is one of the most visited tourist destinations by Thais and foreign travellers.

Phetchaburi is divided into 8 districts; Mueang Phetchaburi, Khao Yoi, Nong Ya Plong, Cha-am, Tha Yang, Ban Lat, Ban Laem, Kaeng Krachan

How to go

There are standard buses and air-conditioned buses operated by The Transport Company Limited and by private bus companies from Bangkok to Phetchaburi departing from Southern Bus Terminal (Sai Tai Mai) on Borommaratchachonnani Road every day. For more information, call The Transport Company Limited call center 1490 or www.transport.co.th

Online bus ticket booking is now available at www.busticket.in.th or www.thaiticketmajor.com  or www.thairoute.com

The Southern Line departs from Hua Lamphong Railway Station and from Thonburi Station to Phetchaburi every day. Ordinary trains, rapid trains, express trains and special express are all available on this route. Travel time takes around 2.5 – 3 hours. For more information, call the State Railway of Thailand 24-hour call center 1690 or visit the website www.railway.co.th . Advance ticket booking can be made at least 3 days prior to departure date by telephone at 0-2220-4444 every day from 08.30 AM – 04.30 PM. Online train ticket booking is now available at https://www.thairailwayticket.com/eTSRT/


Maruekhathaiyawan Palace

The summer seaside palace, often referred to as "the palace of love and hope is located midway between Cha-am and Hua Hin. It was built in 1923 under the royal command of King Rama VI using golden teakwood from the demolished Hat Chao Samran Palace.

Maruekhathaiyawan Palace

Phra Nakhon Khiri Historical Park

Phetchaburis well-known landmark, the locally known as Khao Wang (Palace Hill) is located up on a 92-meter high verdant hill, in the city of Phetchaburi. It was built under the royal command of King Rama IV and in 1860 became his summer palace. The whole compound is comprised of royal halls, palaces, temples and other buildings which were elegantly constructed in a well-balanced Thai, neoclassical Western and Chinese architectural styles.

Phra Nakhon Khiri Historical Park