'Phra Nakhon Khiri' in Phetchaburi. I was the King of the Castle for a day!

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Phra Nakhon Khiri, (which I call Monkey Mountain), is a really nice historical site, with beautiful mountain-top Wat and palace. From the hill, there are beautiful views of the surrounding area. Not on any major tourist path, so you can still enjoy some peace and quiet. I was the only tourist and human being there that day. Only monkeys were my companions. I was the King of the Castle for a day!

Going up, the steep hill, you will work up sweat, but there was a slight breeze on top to cool you down. I did climb even higher then this temple roof.


Phra Nakhon Khiri (Holy City Hill), is a historical park, but to locals know it better as Khao Wang, meaning hill with palace. The palace was built as a summer residence by King Maha Mongkut and was completed in 1860.


The park consists of three building groups, located on the three peaks of the 92m high hill. On the western peak is the actual palace of Chatchawan Wiang Chai.

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Tomros - Pano on February 13, 2013

Phra Nakhon Khiri, (which I call Monkey Mountain), is a really nice historical site, with beautiful mountain-top Wat and palace. From the hill, there are beautiful views of the surrounding area. Not on any major tourist path, so you can enjoy still some peace and quiet. I was the only tourist and human being there that day. Only monkeys were my companions. I was the King of the Castle for a day!

Going up, the steep hill, you will work up sweat, but there was a slight breeze on top to cool you down. I did climb even higher then this temple roof.


Phra Nakhon Khiri (Holy City Hill), is a historical park. Thailand, but locals know it better as Khao Wang, meaning hill with palace. The palace was built as a summer residence by King Maha Mongkut and was completed in 1860.


The park consists of three building groups, located on the three peaks of the 92m high hill. On the western peak is the actual palace of Chatchawan Wiang Chai.

Giovanni Magni (giov… on February 13, 2013

Bella l'inquadratura di questa foto, interessanti le tue spiegazioni.

L1

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Ciao, buona giornata,Giovanni

Frederic Baiges on February 13, 2013

Bona foto. M olt bonica. Like

Salutacions cordials.

Zsuzsanna Bánfalvi on February 13, 2013

Interesting story ! Majestic building . Beautiful photo ! I love it! My friendly greeting,Natuska

David Edwards on February 13, 2013

My like, Tom!

Best wishes, David.

Michael Sumerin on February 13, 2013

Interesting Photos. Like. Michael.

Jabrus on February 13, 2013

Bonitas vistas y perspectiva. Like. Gracias por la visita y comentarios. Buena semana.

Lucien Kivit on February 13, 2013

Wonderful place.Beautiful picture. Very well composed view, LIKE 7, regards Lucien

idahodon on February 13, 2013

Beautiful scenery! LIKE! Best regards, Don.

seventhheaven on February 14, 2013

Very nice capture!F!Hail to the King

Maurice Haddad on February 14, 2013

FANTASTIC SHOT TOM. INTERESTING PLACE AND COMMENT.
F-2 + L-9.
BEST WISHES FROM MONTREAL.
MAURICE

Ana Maria Westphalen… on February 14, 2013

Excelente compsoição, captura,angulo,enquadramento,jogo de cores,arquitetura com lindos detalhes. LIKE 10 + FV * 3 ,abraço Ana Maria.

Don Z on February 14, 2013

Beautiful capture and colors!!!
Like+F ✓
Best regards, DonZ
(my gallery)

ԁk‒cam on February 14, 2013

Nice colourful picture. I understand that you worked hard to get it.

Kind regards, Finn

Dida(Views?No, thanx… on February 14, 2013

Beautiful view and details, your majesty! ;-D Like

Greetings, Dida

Eckart u. Annemarie … on February 14, 2013

Like15 für diese wunderschöne Aufnahme mit herrlicher Perspektive. Viele Grüße, Eckart und Annemarie

febrok korbef on February 14, 2013

Nice detail shot. Well done. L

Gretings febrok

~Marlene~ No Views! on February 15, 2013

You've been holding this back for a while, Tomas... terrific view & lovely details! Like (Don't know why I didn't see this yesterday!)

Greetings, Marlene

Ruggero Sampieri on February 15, 2013

Bel castello e bel paesaggio. Like 18.
Grazie della visita Tomas.
Ciao, Ruggero.

emilyA-NO Views on February 15, 2013

Beautiful composition Tom. L. Best wishes, Emily

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Photo taken in Khlong Kra Saeng, Mueang Phetchaburi District, Phetchaburi 76000, Thailand
Phra Nakhon Khiri Historical Park

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  • Uploaded on February 13, 2013
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    by Tomros - Pano
    • Camera: Panasonic DMC-ZS5
    • Taken on 2011/04/26 16:11:31
    • Exposure: 0.001s (1/800)
    • Focal Length: 6.90mm
    • F/Stop: f/6.300
    • ISO Speed: ISO200
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash

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