Things to do & places to visit in Phetchaburi Province, Thailand

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Phetchaburi Province #15 destination in Thailand 2023. The average rating score is 4.14 based on 7.514 traveler reviews, of 93 attractions. Timezone: Asia/Bangkok, current date and time: Friday, April 19, 2024, 12:09.

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94°F - 80°F
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Very warm, sticky
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79.0 millimeters
9.8 mph
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6:08 AM
6:32 PM
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  1. 5.0 The Home Star (1.050 reviews)
    - Best one in cha am
    Friday: 10:00 AM - 11:00 PM Spent 1-2 hours Spas
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    THE HOME STAR is the ultimate wellness center.of CHA AM We offer all types of traditional thai massage, therapeutic massage,, aromatic massages, , foot massage reflexology. It is also a hairdressing salon with European standards, a salon of esthetics, manicure pedicure, It is also a sauna and spa. A body tattoo and tattoo service in 3d and 6d eyebrows. Arranged on 3 floors on front beach. See more..
  2. 5.0 Wildlife Friends Foundation Thailand (1.013 reviews)
    - A brilliant educating tour
    Friday: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Spent More than 3 hours Nature & Wildlife Areas • Educational sites
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    The WFFT wildlife rescue center is a rescue center for injured, confiscated and neglected wild animals. The wildlife rescue center operates a fully equipped wildlife hospital. We care for monkeys, gibbons, wild cats, bears, birds, reptiles and even elephants. You can visit the wildlife rescue center, the wildlife hospital and our elephant sanctuary by booking a day trip from Bangkok, Cha-am or nearby Huahin. See more..
  3. 5.0 Bamboo Thai Cooking School Hua Hin & Cha Am (88 reviews)
    - Amazing Cooking Experience
    Friday: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Spent More than 3 hours Cooking Classes
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    Come and learn to cook authentic Thai food and immerse yourself in Thai culture with Anya at her home where she will teach you how to choose fresh ingredients and make delicious Thai food in a fun and relaxed environment. Classes are run at a slow and steady pace for everyone to be able to follow. The classes are for any level of cook. See more..
  4. 5.0 New Boss Custom Tailor (67 reviews)
    - Stunning
    Friday: 9:00 AM - 10:00 PM Spent < 1 hour Speciality & Gift Shops
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    New Boss Custom Tailor have 15 years of experience in this field we offer you our time and experience to help you understand what you desire when it comes to your wardrobe. We offer our guidance and advice when it comes to fit and structure, as our aim is to make you look and feel confident. We know that Custom tailoring is not just a set of measurements its all about your satisfaction. See more..
  5. 5.0 Avanispa (39 reviews)
    - Best body massage by Ms. Nah and Ms. Mint.
    Spent 1-2 hours Spas
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    Aromatherapy meets a la mode. Relaxation meets the sun and sea. At AVANISPA, let troubles simply melt away with soothing spa treatments based on time-tested techniques and using natural ingredients. The five elements come together to set a soothing ambience. Go for the best with the VIP suite or a couple’s treatment room for spa bliss a deux. See more..
  6. 5.0 Elton View Fishing Park (17 reviews)
    - Alex hall
    Spent More than 3 hours Bodies of Water
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    Absolutely top fishing!!! This is by far the best days fishing I have had in Thailand , I had a great day catching multiple species of fish up to 100lb+!! Arapaima, Siamese carp, red tail catfish...........this fishery is the best value for money fishery in Thailand as you can buy a day ticket for as little as 1300 baht per day! The manager Barry is a top guy and will help you with anything you want. 5 stars all the way to this fishery! See more..
  7. 5.0 Malai Farm at Cha Am (11 reviews)
    - Best petting zoo that I have been to!
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    We were looking for something to do that children (4&7) would enjoy. My girlfriend having seen Malai Farm out of the bus window one day thought this might be a good place to try. Maiai Farm ended up being an excellent place to spend time with the kids. It's a large petting zoo, all of the animals looked healthy and well taken care of. The grounds were clean and there were none of those “aromas” that you usually associate with petting zoos. We ended up staying there for a couple of hours and we all had fun! There is a small restaurant located at the back of the property, the food was good and reasonably priced. The only entry requirement is that you purchase a basket of animal feed (greens, carrots, and corn) for 100 Baht. You will easily use what is in the basket and probably want to purchase more at various stations scattered around the facility for 20 Baht a pop. They open at 8am, I would suggest getting there early (by 9am) to beat the crowds and the heat. See more..
  8. 4.5 Tham Khao Luang Cave (423 reviews)
    - just to it ! Its amazing
    Caverns & Caves
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    on our road between Bangkok to Chumphon we saw a little small advertising about this cave and decided spontaneously to visit: After driving through endless nice beautiful landscape - a road between small villages and rice fields... Even though we drove by several times, we only can recommend this beautiful temple cave: its easy to get there, entrance is just a small donation, compared what you will experience there - just take your time, follow the rules and be aware of monkeys... a shuttle from temple brings you for free to the cave - there you have to take your time and enjoy See more..
  9. 4.5 Kaeng Krachan National Park (193 reviews)
    - Amazing park - took a tour with Tontan Travel
    National Parks
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    An amazing Christmas experience in Khaeng Krachan, where we saw and heard a large number of animals, including stump-tailed macaques, a family of Gibbons, a Black Panther (that was the really lucky one!), hornbills (greater and oriental pied), serpent eagles, pit viper, and so many more (our list got to over 50 species inc birds). We travelled as a family of 3, with an 11-year old child. We had a fantastic guide called Mong through Tontan Travel Wildlife Tours, who had a great ability to spot things and then zoom in on them with his telescope for us to see. The tour company also provided a good open-topped truck (great for viewing but bring a jacket for the wind!) and driver and took us to good places for lunch each day. We stayed just outside the park at Baan Maka nature lodge, which was also very good. See more..
  10. 4.5 Khao Nang Phanthurat Forest Park (54 reviews)
    - garden of eden
    National Parks
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    love this park. so lovely, so well maintained. abundance of wildlife. just love everything about it. open time is a bit late at 8:30 am and close o bit to soon at 5 pm. Unfortunately, you miss the best time to see the view at its best. See more..
  11. 4.5 Nayang Bat Cave (48 reviews)
    - Deserves more than 5 stars - very cool experience!
    Caverns & Caves
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    This is one of the coolest things to do/see in Cha-am / Hua Hin. It definitely requires a car or a hired driver to get to it. CRITICAL: The bats fly out at sunset. That means sometime between 5:30pm-6:30pm, depending on the time of the year. No need to get there more than 5 minutes before sunset. It takes about 15 minutes for all of the 1-2M bats to exit. Be *sure* to watch for the Hawks who lay in wait and in the first few minutes of the exodus will dive bomb the bats to get their dinner. There is a donation box...give them 50 baht/person. If you get there early, feed the fish in the pool below the watching stand (20 baht/bag of feed). There were a couple albino carp swimming among the many normal/gray carp. See more..
  12. 4.5 Chang Hua Man Royal Project (47 reviews)
    - Country farm of my late king Rama 9
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    This 250 rai farm is a farm research center of my late king Rama IX and education center of his people who love farming. The officer starts with VDO presentaion shows overview of this royal project. Then lead us to a shuttle car browse around the farm. The farm contains areas of soil improvement, natual fertilizer production, plots of many kinds of trees , cows and cow milk produce. My most impress goes to a plain small building which is my late king workplace. The product in this farm are sold in a small shop in the farm as, well as some royal stores in Bangkok. This is one of his over four thousand royal projects. I ‘m proud to be born in hi reign. See more..
  13. 4.5 Wat Koi (27 reviews)
    - New temple
    Spent < 1 hour Religious Sites
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    Rather new and lovely temple. You can spend time admiring the exquisite sculptures outside. Recommended. See more..
  14. 4.5 Kaeng Krachan National Park (21 reviews)
    - Kaeng Krachan National Park
    Spent More than 3 hours National Parks
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    Kaeng Krachan National Park" I must say that this is very spacious because it is the largest national park in Thailand with an area of 2,915 square kilometers or 1.8 million rai. Suitable for vacationing or camping by the dam. The most popular activity is taking a long-tail boat to see the beautiful scenery around Kaeng Krachan Reservoir. See more..
  15. 4.5 Danus' Hobby Farm (12 reviews)
    - Lovely place for both kids and adults
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    We joined a one-day trip and this farm was one of the destinations of the trip. We had a great time there, feeding milk to the lambs and grasses to the guinea pigs. The lambs we fed were walking freely on the grassland. Others were resting in the lovely huts. They all looked clean and healthy. The staff members in this farm were friendly though they could not communicate well. They gave each of us a small scoop of ice cream for free. We would highly recommend this place. See more..
  16. 4.5 Wat Maha That Worawiharn (10 reviews)
    - Temple visited by locals
    Points of Interest & Landmarks
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    This temple is in the city center and mainly visited by locals. The main temple has an impressive five Buddha statue in gold and the walls have old murals on them. See more..
  17. 4.5 Saiyat Buddhist Temple (9 reviews)
    - Huge Reclining Buddha
    Friday: 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM Spent 1-2 hours Historic Walking Areas • Missions • Churches & Cathedrals
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    Huge reclining Buddha from Ayuthaya period, 43m long. There is a sanctuary with ancient Buddha painting on the wall. See more..
  18. 4.5 Wat Ko Kaew Suttharam (9 reviews)
    - Stunning Ayutthaya period murals
    Points of Interest & Landmarks
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    One of the best preserved examples of Ayutthaya period art I've ever seen. You can take photos without flash. See more..
  19. 4.0 Mrigadayavan Palace (668 reviews)
    - Good morning out
    Friday: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM Architectural Buildings
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    Look Up Teak Summer Palce Hua Hin See more..
  20. 4.0 Pala-U Waterfall (494 reviews)
    - Stunning waterfalls with swimming and fish
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    Beautiful falls that you can swim in. Water is teeming with large carp that you can buy food for. Fantastic jungle setting with level after level of fall with different colored butterflies at each level :) Less than an hour from Hua His See more..
  21. 4.0 Khao Wang (Phra Nakhon Khiri Historical Park) (354 reviews)
    - Take you time and walk all the grounds
    Historic Sites
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    Follow the paths down to the horse stalls to see some lovely landscaping and good views (through the smog) of Phetchaburi). The Royal palace is attractive and has quite a bit of period furniture and decorative pieces. Excellent area to do a little birdwatching as the entire hill is covered with trees and shrubs and there are many birds to see. See more..
  22. 4.0 1000 Sook Food and Farm (157 reviews)
    - Cute animals!
    Spent 2-3 hours Farms
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    If you’re into feeding animals and relaxing your noon away, this is honestly the best place to go in Hua Hin. I would highly recommend this! We went there for lunch and were given 3 tickets (200B for one complimentary ticket) to the farm for free (otherwise 50B entrance fee). There were rabbits, ponies, sheeps all waiting to be fed. Though the place is a tad small, we only spent 20mins in there. However, great place if you wanna go See more..
  23. 4.0 Phra Ram Ratchaniwet (80 reviews)
    - A curious and quiet palace
    Architectural Buildings
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    If you visit Khao Wang in Phetchaburi, you can see this palace. It receives just a fraction of the visitors that Khao Wang does. It was built in a European style by a German architect which gives you some insight into King Rama V's thinking at the time. It has a certain charm and elegance. We were the only visitors at the time and the tranquillity added to the attraction. The estate now belongs to the Thai army. The Palace and the area around it are carefully maintained. It is the same place as Ban Peun which is lsited by trip advisor as a separate attraction. See more..
  24. 4.0 Railway Station Market (76 reviews)
    - Come hungry, leave happy
    Friday: Flea & Street Markets
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  25. 4.0 Kaeng Krachan Dam (75 reviews)
    - Kaeng Krachan
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    Kaeng Krachan is my favorite place. Because it is a very good water play place, cold water, there are a lot of accommodation. whether overnight or temporarily It is recommended to choose accommodation that is not too upstream or downstream, such as Ban Ob Fah Resort, Chaem Chan Resort, delicious food, affordable prices, clean bathrooms, very well managed. And during Saturdays, Sundays or during the festival, there will be a lot of people. I will definitely go there again when I have the opportunity. See more..
  26. 4.0 Wat Mahathat Worawihan (69 reviews)
    - Peaceful place
    Religious Sites
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    I recommend a trip to this temple because up on the hill with a beautiful view. Also not too busy, you can pray and stay there for a while to relax. See more..
  27. 4.0 Chao Samran (62 reviews)
    - Chao Samran Beach
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    It's a place that I really like. Because of the good atmosphere, cool breeze, touching water, waves and sunlight, it's a place that I often go with my family. When you have free time, delicious food, clean sandy beaches, scattered tourists. Very cool weather The seafood here is super delicious. The seafood is fresher than anywhere else. That's why I love it here. See more..
  28. 4.0 Cha-am Forest Park (41 reviews)
    - See happy animals for free
    Spent 2-3 hours Nature & Wildlife Areas • Parks
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    We hired a motorcycle from Cha am beach and looking for things to do. This place is easy enough to get once in you we parked near the office and walked over the bridge. It was free to park and free to get in. As soon as we started walking we saw the gibbons which was amazing. We had a walk around and saw some birds, we think great white Egret and a erm... We used the toilet on the way out which was again free and it even had running water. It’s nice to see happy animals in Thailand for a change. Bring your own toilet roll, water to drink and plenty of mosquitoe spray. See more..
  29. 4.0 Trick Art Museum Thailand (38 reviews)
    - Amazing 3d art museum from korea
    Speciality Museums
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    A brand new phenomenon in the concept of art museums where two dimensional exhibits are brought to ‘LIFE’ with 3D painting, shading, and drawing techniques thereby creating visual illusions. See more..
  30. 4.0 Wat Cha Am (37 reviews)
    - Temple with cool caves & trails
    Spent < 1 hour Points of Interest & Landmarks
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    My wife & I stumbled on this temple while riding our scooter around Cha-Am. If you have had enough beach time -- or want to explore some of the nearby Wats, this on is recommended. The highlight is the cave and the surrounding trails.There quite a lot of 'Soi Dogs' that are a little intimidating. They seem quick to bark. There is also a large pig on the grounds that is sure to make you smile. The monks & monkettes were all friendly. We saw no other tourists while we were there. The grounds can be explored in 30 minutes-- all for free, unless you care to donate. Remember to dress appropriately. See more..
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