Visit nine beautiful temples in Phetchaburi to earn merit.


Phetchaburi is one of the provinces where tourists are popular for vacationing. It only takes 2 hours to travel to a location not far from Bangkok. We'll take you to see some beautiful temples today. In Phetchaburi Province It's beautiful because of the art of stucco by the craftsmen of Muang Phet, whose unique pattern is fluid. hidden within the potter's philosophy and Buddhist concepts.

including many interesting historical stories It is said that Phetchaburi is known as the living Ayutthaya. because most of the temples assumed that they were built in the Ayutthaya period. And there is the glow of many art works that are centered in many temples, so we will take you to see 9 temples in Phetchaburi. Let's go together.

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Wat Mahathat Worawihan, Phetchaburi

Start visiting the first temple Wat Mahathat Worawihan One of the most important temples in Phetchaburi is an old temple that is believed to have existed since the Dvaravati period. Because many artifacts from that period were discovered within the temple grounds and was most likely once a royal monastery but has since been abandonedThe image that can be seen clearly is regarded as the symbol of this temple, which is a white pagoda with five peaks, about 1,000 years old, inside of which are the relics.


The interesting point is Phra Viharn Luang, built in the late Ayutthaya period. There is a gable with beautiful stucco patterns that are very eye-catching. When entering the Phra Viharn Luang, you will see murals with stories about Lord Buddha. And the image of the assembly of angels with beautiful delicacy.

Information about Wat Mahathat Worawihan, Phetchaburi

Wat Phlapphlachai, Phetchaburi

Walk a little from Wat Mahathat and you will arrive. Wat Phlapphlachai: Wat Phlapphlachai was built in the late Ayutthaya period. This temple is a collection of works of art by the artisan family of Phetchaburi. The outstanding feature is that the stucco art is still very complete. Especially at the gable The Kan Khood pattern includes stucco.Animals in the Himalayan Forest that swayed as if about to jump out of the temple's gableIt is also classified as a museum that displays a large painting that is over 100 years old. It is known as a collection of fine art.


In addition, the Plubplachai Temple Community in the old town along the Phetchaburi River has also preserved and continued the art of "taking Nang Yai" to live in this community as well as extending the activity "taking patterns, making art" to welcome interested tourists, including teaching the basic dance of Nang Yai for interested tourists as well.

Information about Wat Phlapphlachai, Phetchaburi

  • Address: Mueang Phetchaburi District, Khlong Krasang Subdistrict, Phetchaburi Province
  • Location : https://goo.gl/maps/Y8fi1hmTqpkwE6919
  • Open for viewing: Open for viewing from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Koh Kaew Suttharam Temple

Wat Koh Kaew Suttharam It is a temple that has existed since the Ayutthaya period. People generally refer to Wat Koh Kaew Suttharam as "Wat Koh" for short because originally there was a stream flowing through the sides, making the temple's territory look like an island. What is eye-catching? The old Ubosot with clear architecture from the Ayutthaya period has two doors on each side and no windows with holes punched in them.The architecture of the church is similar to a junk boat. Or fall into the belly of an elephant. This is a unique church of the temple built in the Ayutthaya period that is hard to find.

In addition, this temple is a temple that has many ancient monuments in the island temple, such as the crematorium at Wat Koh, Viharn, three chambers, and an ordination hall. What stands out is one of the most beautiful ancient murals in Phetchaburi. It is of great value in art and archeology.

Information on Wat Koh Kaew Suttharam

  • Address : Tha Rap Subdistrict, Mueang District, Phetchaburi Province
  • Location : https://goo.gl/maps/a2vTq4w8MKjUD6QY8
  • Open for viewing: the exhibit is open for viewing from 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.0 p.m.

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Saiyat Buddhist Temple

Saiyat Buddhist Temple It is assumed that it has existed since the Ayutthaya period. But when the city was lost, this temple was abandoned. and was restored in the reign of King Mongkut, Rama 4, and the reign of King Chulalongkorn, Rama V.

Saiyat Buddhist Temple (Wat Phra Non)

Those born on Tuesday should make a point of visiting the reclining Buddha of Wat Phra Non in Phetchaburi, which is believed to bring prosperity into one's life. This reclining Buddha is more than 400 years old and measures 43 meters long and 15 meters high from the head to the base of the bed. It is classified as the fourth largest reclining Buddha image in the country.

Information on Saiyat Buddhist Temple (Wat Phra Non)

  • Address: Khiri Rattaya Road, Khlong Krachaeng Subdistrict, Mueang District, Phetchaburi Province
  • Location : https://goo.gl/maps/VaFXGMhFoZnwJnLa6
  • Open for viewing: Open for viewing from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Wat Sa Bua

Wat Sa Bua is a temple built in the late Ayutthaya period. The ubosot of the temple has a curved base like a junk boat, which is a popular style built in the late Ayutthaya period. gable of the chapel The wood is carved into the image of Vishnu as a demon, which is different from other places that are often carved into the image of Vishnu on Garuda And there are also Kanok patterns decorated around the area, which have a beautiful delicacy The Ubosot is small, with a double-layered roof and arched base like a junk boat.

Wat Sa Bua

from the condition seen The temple is still very complete. The stucco pattern seen from the gable or the parapet base around the church is known as "Bai Sema Sit on the Altar," and it appears to be a base of parapets stacked on top of each other in two layers, with lotuses supporting the parapet leaves. At the base layers, there will be stucco in the shape of a giant, Garuda, or Norasing, carrying a parapet on each floor. I would like you to come and see the temple. Because of the stucco art here, it is considered a fine art. Someone even said that if you want to see the stucco work in the Ayutthaya period, you must visit Wat Sa Bua.

Information on Wat Sa Bua

Wat Yai Suwannaram Worawihan

This temple is as big as its name. with a very spacious area The Ubosot is Thai architecture from the Ayutthaya period. There is a gable decorated with stained glass. assembled with beautiful stucco patterns according to the art style of Mueang Phet artisans. When walking around the church, you will see the base of the parapet supported by lotus flowers. I noticed that in many temples in Phetchaburi The parapet around the church will be a pair of parapets. or stacked parapet Rachanupap Somdej Krom Phraya Damrong He said of this: The paired parapets are royal temples such as Wat Phra Sri Rattana Satsadaram and Wat Phra Chetuphon, while single parapets refer to Wat Rat.

Wat Yai Suwannaram Worawihan

Walk a few more steps and you will find a beautiful teak wood palace. It was originally a palace in the royal court area of the Ayutthaya Palace. King Suea dismantled it in order to present Somdej Chao Melon. who was the Phetchaburi patriarch at the time to be used as a pavilion.

Information about Wat Yai Suwannaram

  • Address: Pong Suriya Road, Tha Rap Subdistrict, Mueang District, Phetchaburi Province
  • Location : https://goo.gl/maps/jzkgA6ttdA8FCZ4b8
  • Open for viewing: the exhibit is open for viewing from 8:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
  • Tel : 083 566 0149

Wat Kamphaeng Lang

Take a stroll around 6 temples in Phetchaburi, all of which are believed to have been built in the Ayutthaya period. Therefore, we will take you to see another old temple that is considered the only temple in Phetchaburi that has an ancient site built in the Khmer Power era. During the reign of Jayavarman VII, that was Wat Kamphaeng Laeng. Wat Kamphaeng Lang is home to Khmer archaeological sites, including the oldest in Phetchaburi. It is assumed that it was built during the reign of Jayavarman VII, who extended his power to the central region of Thailand, and Phetchaburi was the last source of influence. It shows a long history and community establishment.

Wat Kamphaeng Lang

It is assumed that it was originally a deity built in the Brahmin-Hindu religion. When Brahmanism declined, it became a Buddhist temple. This temple was restored in the Ayutthaya period. but also left traces of the Khmer civilization to this day.

Kamphaeng Laeng Temple Information

  • Address: Phra Song Road, Tha Rap Subdistrict, Mueang District, Phetchaburi Province
  • Location : https://goo.gl/maps/kBrBSzpjQBuS2hop7
  • Open for viewing: the exhibit is open for viewing from 8:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.

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Wat Tham Khao Luang

Khao Luang Cave is one of the ancient tourist attractions of Phetchaburi. Located on Khao Luang, a small mountain with a height of only 92 meters, it was built during the reign of King Rama V, who wished to build a temple on the hilltop to offer to His Majesty King Rama IV, who once came to this cave. Inside is enshrined a beautiful Buddha image. And there is also a wide channel where sunlight shines into the rock formations, creating beauty.

Wat Tham Khao Luang

Visiting Wat Tham Khao Luang Visitors must walk down the stairs to the mouth of the cave. The air inside the cave is cool, not damp, and inside there is a large Buddha image enshrined. Including many other Buddha images, but what attracts tourists to see is inevitable. Watching the beams of light come down from the ceiling of the cave which will shine down to the area of ​​the big Buddha image (Luang Por To) in which each time and season, the beam will also be at different angles. This is the charm that makes both Thai and foreign tourists want to visit here uninterrupted.

Information on Khao Luang Cave Temple

Wat Nok Pak Ta Le

Wat Nok Pak Ta Le It has been a temple that is important to the villagers in the community since ancient times. The temple outside the mouth of the sea has important things in the temple, including an ancient teak church more than 100 years old.

Wat Nok Pak Ta Le

and there is also the Petanibbanaang Viharn, which has beautiful architecture of many arts. It will be seen very clearly. because the building is the shape of a junk boat Inside, there are paintings with gilded lacquer designs. decorated all over the walls of the temple, splendidly beautiful And there is various equipment, such as boat steering, propellers, masts, etc., to decorate to look like a real junk boat as well.

Information on Wat Nok Pak Ta Le

  • Tambon Pak Thale, Amphoe Ban Laem, 76110 Phetchaburi Province
  • Location : https://goo.gl/maps/zA1mntUy6ZMfPDx88
  • Open for viewing: the exhibit is open for viewing from 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.0 p.m.

I saw each temple in Phetchaburi and wanted to invite friends and family to pay respect, right? I would recommend Phetchaburi to anyone looking for a place to make merit near Bangkok. a seaside town that is actually more than the sea, I hope that the temples in Phetchaburi province that we present will be more or less impressive.

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