Prachuab Khiri Khan, 281 km from
Bangkok, literally means 'a town surrounded by many mountains'.
The mountains are most notably the 'Khao Sam Roi Yot' or '300
peaks', which is today a national park in Pran Buri district.
Hua Hin, an important town of Prachuab Khiri Khan province,
is well known as Thailand's oldest seaside resort, which attracted
Thai kings and aristocrats in days gone by. Hua Hin is still
popular nowadays for its lovely beaches, waterfalls, valleys
Manao of Prachuab Khiri Khan will be forever known as the
invasion point for Japanese troops during World War II.
and religious activities in the province are closely tied
to traditional Thai and Buddhist beliefs.
About three hours from Bangkok, Hua Hin's beaches are best
visited from December to April during the cool and early hot
in Prachuab Khiri Khan are ethnic Thais and Buddhists, so
it's a good place to see the traditional Thai way of life.
humble pineapple can be seen everywhere in this province and
it is one the most important revenue earners for the people.
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