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Phetchaburi Province:

          Phetchaburi Province, located 160 kilometers south of Bangkok, is a province in the central region of Thailand. It is situated on the west shore of the Gulf of Thailand and was once an important royal fort during the Ayutthaya period. Characterized by mountainous thick jungles and splendid beaches, this richly historic region provides visitors with a wealth of opportunities for sightseeing and relaxation.

          There are many prominent attractions in this region. The Phra Nakhon Khiri Historical Park extends over a hilly terrain and houses an old palace and a few historic temples. Tham Khao Luang is a cave on the north of the historical park and houses a beautiful Buddha image. More...

Phetchaburi Demographic Data :

Capital: Phetchaburi town
Area: 6,225.1 km²
Ranked 36th
Inhabitants: 435,377 (2000)
Ranked 58th
Pop. density: 70 inh./km²
Ranked 68th
ISO 3166-2: TH-76
Governor: Sayumphon Limthai


Phetchaburi Tourist Attractions:

  • Khao Luang Cave
  • Huai Sai Wildlife Breeding Centre
  • Hat Caha-am Beach
  • Maruekhathaiyawan Palace
  • Phra Nakhon Khiri Historical Park
  • Khao Bandai It
  • Chao Samran Beach
  • Phra Ram Ratchaniwet Palace
  • Kaeng Krachan Dam
  • Laem Luang Beach
  • Khao Takhrao Temple



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