Khao Wang

Mountain set summer palace contructed by King Rama IV during the mid 1800's.

Consisting of a collection of buildings, varying in architecural styles, Phra Nakhon Khiri (the given formal name) includes a temple, museum, and observatory.

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  • 70km from Hua Hin

About Khao Wang

Collection of buildings constructed by King Rama IV initially as a summer palace, among the peaks of a mountain overlooking Petchaburi town.

The buildings were finshed in the mid 1800's and now comprise of royal halls, temple buildings and museums.


  • Thai National Museum buildings.
  • Panoramic views of Petchaburi town and the surrounds.
  • Cable-car


  • ฿150 to enter the museum and other buildings
  • ฿50 optional, but welcome, cable-car to save some energy for the climb up, as there is still quite a distance between all landmarks


Reasonable distance between all buildings, so bottled water would appropriate and decent footwear.

There are quite a few monkeys around depending on the time of visit, so beware of handheld belongings.