Hua Hin, a small provincial town located on the west the coast of the Gulf of Siam is two hundred kilometers south of Bangkok, quite falls under the definition of “Potemkin village”. The fact is that he was elected the place of the summer residence of the royal family. Therefore, it cultivates an exemplary Siamese province – such what kind of a king would like her to see. Many Hua Hinazozdany attractions specially for tourists. For example, traditional for Thailand floating markets. However, sightseeing tours Hua Hin are quite interesting and informative way pastime.1
- 1 Train Station
- 2 Cicada market
- 3 Night market
- 4 Temple wat ampharam
- 5 Monkey Mountain – Khao Takiab
- 6 Sam Roi Yot National Park
- 7 Pala-U Falls
- 8 Shopping complex Venezia
- 9 Baan Silapin – Artists’ Village
- 10 Temple complex Wat Huay Mongkol
- 11 Floating markets
- 12 Vineyards
- 13 Royal Palace
- 14 Ship-templeWat Ta Nod Luang
- 15 Temple of the TurtleWat Khao Tao
- 16 Cave Temple Khao Luang Cave
- 17 Kaeng Krachan National Park
- 18 Hin Lek Fai Observation Deck
- 19 Mangrove Forest
- 20 Black woman
- 21 Places of interest on Hua Hin map
This Hua Hin landmark is protocol, and for Thais – sacred, almost sacred. Like everything related to the name of the deceased king. Built in nineteen eleven , it became a symbol that the monarch honored the city with his attention and chose him as his residence, after which it flourished and turned into a resort. Now in it carefully preserves the waiting room, specially built in 1920 year for the king and his family. And this despite the fact crowned heads in recent years do not seek to travel on by rail. All official travel guides to Thailand it is indicated that this is the most beautiful railway platform in the country. Read more about the railway of Thailand and how book train tickets for traveling between some provinces.
If you have no idea what to look at Hua Hinje weekend evening, then go to Cicada Market, working on Khao Takiab street in the southern part of the city. it its main party place, where not only tourists gather, but and locals. Artists open there open galleries the sky, theatrical shows are arranged, live music is played. Work souvenir shops in which you buy crafts, inspired hand master, not standard consumer goods. There you can do shopping and alternate it with relaxation to the music of local bards. Interestingly, various snacks do not sell there for cash, but on coupons for which you exchange baht at the entrance. Any Goodies of European, Thai or Chinese cuisine can be try sitting down at a free table.
Another attraction in Hua Hin, which is visited after sunset. Market on Soi 7 2 starts working from 17 :00. Generally for Thailand, the revival of life after the heat of the day subsides, it’s quite normal. Such night fairs and food courts are on other streets. Range goods are quite standard: souvenirs, clothes, shoes … Next to trade rows work cafes and makashnitsy. Many dishes in that seafood and huge, two-kilogram lobsters, prepare in front of buyers using open fire. Sure to need to know how to bargain in the Thai markets in order save some super worthy baht.
Temple wat ampharam
The temple of Wat Ampharam, which, excuse the pun, is nothing remarkable does not have. There are more beautiful ones in Thailand religious buildings. The whole thing, again, is in the vicinity of the royal families. This is a functioning complex consisting of a monastery, a temple and columbarium.
Monkey Mountain – Khao Takiab
Khao Takiab – the mountain, the visual dominant of the city, which gave the name street and the whole area. Its height is 272 meters. Do not expect to see there are “herds” of monkeys. A few elderly monkeys live out their century at its summit, there is also the temple of Wat Khao Lat, in whose architecture combines Chinese and Siamese styles. On half a face, facing the city, stands a statue of the Buddha 20 meters high. There are several survey sites.
Sam Roi Yot National Park
This Hua Hin landmark is the biggest because area of 9eight square meters. kilometers It would be better to call it “The Kingdom of Siam in miniature”. Natural landscape where there is and mountains, and beaches, and virgin rainforest, full of outlandish animals decorated with temples. Park created in 1966. On his visit It should be allocated two or three days, and on the territory to travel to rented car.
Sixty kilometers west of Hua Hin, almost on the border with Myanmar, is located the Kaeng Krachan National Park. Him The decoration is the Palau Falls (Pa La-U, Pala-U), the highest in Thailand. It consists of sixteen steps. If you can climb to its top, then enjoy the view of the Central Thailand and neighboring Myanmar. Border jungle almost untouched and are full of exotic animals. On the road from Hua Hin to the waterfall You can meet freely walking elephants.
Shopping complex Venezia
Shopping and entertainment complex “Venice” is located in twenty kilometers north of Hua Hin, on the road to Bangkok. Something similar, but in the French style in Pattaya (Mimosa shopping center). Two small streets in the Italian style, the channel through which visitors roll on gondolas. There are several shops, a restaurant. Works interactive zoo (only sheep). Very interesting exhibition of 3D paintings. In each of them, you can “embed” and make original photo for memory.
Baan Silapin – Artists’ Village
Artists’ village Baan Silapin will surely please fans visual arts. It is located four kilometers to west of the city center, in a shady grove. This Artistic Village founded in 1989 by the artist Tawee Kesa-ngam, who left bustling bangkok to the province for inspiration. Organized by around him is a commune of free life style artists and worldview is close to the hippie subculture. You can chat with craftsmen working in different genres, and also buy in their own way unique works. For example, Buddha wood etchings, terracotta figurines, landscapes.
Temple complex Wat Huay Mongkol
This Buddhist shrine, which go to the bow from all end of the world. Its spiritual center is a huge statue of a monk. Luang Phor Tuad, revered in Thailand and beyond. because of The color of the sculpture is called “Black Monk”. Around the complex a park with traditional Thai canals, bridges and ponds with goldfish. Physical hunger can be satisfied in a cafe, where quite tasty food.
There are three floating markets in Hua Hin, they are not spontaneous have arisen, they are specially organized to attract tourists. Therefore, there is no picturesque folklore chaos on them, everything is very grand, everywhere order They are relatively poorly populated, walking there is much more interesting than shopping. One of them is next to complex Wat Huay Mongkol, the other two also outside the city, in the area Soybeans 112 . Read more about shopping in Hua Hin.
The grape plantations of Hua Hin Hills Vineyard are broken in thirty kilometers west of the city. They are included in the list of official sightseeing tours of Hua Hin. From half past eight in the morning until half past seven in the evening you can walk there and even try growing grapes. Juice or wine sold in a restaurant nearby. Among other things, this place is wonderful viewing platform.
Mrigadayavan Palace – landmark Hua Hina, to which this city owes its actual by birth. Built in 1923, the Teak Palace turned fishing village in the royal resort. Residence Rama IV – compulsory point in excursions to Hua Hin. Entrance to it paid, but this is not all the conditions for visitors. They have to take off your shoes and behave as befits a royal audiences.
Ship-templeWat Ta Nod Luang
Buddhism is a religion tolerant to almost everything. Therefore, among religious buildings can be found and very unusual temples Thailand For example, Wat Ta Nod Luang is a ship-temple located near the village of Bang Kao, a few kilometers from the coast. In his the image combines traditional Buddhist attributes and elements ship rigging. Everywhere found in the temples of Thailand the elephant holds the helm on his head, and the central panel of the temple depicts shipwreck scenes. Its roof is decorated with thousands of small bells ringing in the wind. The temple was built recently, in mainly to attract tourists. However, the nearby is really old monastery in which there is a sculpture revered monk Luang Phor Thong Suk.
Temple of the TurtleWat Khao Tao
Fifteen kilometers south of Hua Hin there is a very beautiful Sai Noi beach. It is notable for the fact that Wat was built nearby. Khao Tao – Temple of the Turtle. It can be considered a Buddhist park, since the landscape is decorated with man-made caves, picturesque paths, ladders, stones of unusual shape. Like a cherry on cake, all this romantic splendor crowns the temple. It can perform the rite of attraction of good luck. As a thank you leave a offering in the size of 100 baht.
Cave Temple Khao Luang Cave
Cave temple, Hua Hin landmark, which is necessary must visit, despite its considerable distance. It is located near the town of Phetchaburi, a walk through the streets of which would be a good addition to the tour.
Kaeng Krachan National Park
National Park, the largest in Thailand. Is situated on border with Myanmar. The nearest settlements are cities Hua Hin, Phetchaburi, Cha-Am. Array almost untouched by man mountain tropical forest teeming with exotic animals and by plants. Picturesque to him add numerous rivers waterfalls, caves. There is a hot spring. He is in sixty kilometers west of Hua Hin. The road itself can become an unforgettable adventure. On it you can meet with wild by elephants.
Hin Lek Fai Observation Deck
Rather, it is a complex of observation platforms located on the slope of the mountain Khao Hin Lek Fai height of 162 meters. Six places from where fascinating views of the neighborhood of Hua Hin and the coast of the Gulf of Thailand, connected by scenic paths and bridges. Around them is a park where orchids and others grow. exotic plants.
Hua Hin landmark, part of the more large park forest park where you can risk life take a stroll through the quite common in Southeast Asia landscape – mangrove forest. Tourists walk on outboard bridges that are closed together. Get lost there impossible, at every turn there is a park map and exit indicator. The main “chip” of the place are hordes of mangrove crabs, teeming with among the clusters of aerial roots. Coastal Forest Park interesting to visit not because there are many wonders, but the possibility of relaxation. Under the canopy of trees are benches tables. Before entering the park there is a sandy beach Pran Kiri – wild, unequipped coast.
Near the town of Cha-Am is Pak Tien Beach. He is known for a statue, not having an official name, and therefore simply called “Black babischey”. She portrays a female sea demon, who extends his hand toward the young Siamese prince, sitting on a small island. At low tide you can walk up to women, whose height is about six meters. Due to constant contact with sea elements cyclopean construction gradually collapses.
Thai installation of Russian proverb about evil love and the goat some well-wishers are decorated with wreaths and flowers. Behind all this obscenity observes a wise tortoise, whose figure was carved on one of the islands nearby. The interesting thing is that the beach is and ground sculptures standing near loungers and beach chairs umbrellas. This is a favorite vacation spot of Thais, so you rather In total, you will not find a common language with coastal staff restaurants and cafes. English, and especially Russian, they most likely do not understand.
Places of interest on Hua Hin map
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