Travel Diary of Hua Hin, Thailand

Last July, Traveled to Hua Hin District.

Hua Hin is a seaside resort on the Gulf of Thailand, in the southern Thai province of Prachuap Khiri Khan.

Hua Hin beach

Nice beach. Soft fine sand.

2 nights stayed in Hua Hin Grand Hotel & Plaza. Nice hotel with sea view.

Mirror selfie 🙂
Sunrise through window

Cicada Market is weekend night market with vendors selling art, clothing, decor & handmade goods, plus entertainment. This is a must-visit spot when you go to Hua Hin.

Looking at painters doing their art was awesome. I think this market is kind of art market. If you love art you will like this place.

Making artwork with cat 🙂
Bronze statues of seven Thai kings, Rajabhakti Park

Second day, went to “Rajabhakti Park” and Wat Huay Mongkol temple.

Rajabhakti Park was built by the Royal Thai Army on Thai Army property. The statues of seven notable Thai kings. They are King Ram Khamhaeng (reigned 1279-1298) of the Sukhothai period, King Naresuan (1590-1605) and King Narai (1656-1688) of the Ayutthaya period, King Taksin (1767-1782) of the Thonburi period, and King Rama I (1782-1809), King Mongkut (1851-1868), and King Chulalongkorn (1868-1910) of the Rattanakosin period. Each statue is made of bronze, with an average height of 13.9 meters. They were designed by Thailand’s Fine Arts Department.

Wat Huay Mongkol temple has the largest statue of the Buddhist monk called “Luang Phor Thuad”, who lived from 1582 to 1682. 

Hua Hin railway station

Hope you like my post. Let me know if you have any questions or comments.

Stay safe and take care!


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