Full Day Ji Pa Tha Koo Bua and Bang Kung Temple

Day Trips & Excursions in Hua Hin

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Ban Khu Bua Ancient City Ban Khu Bua is an Ancient Monument of Ratchaburi Province which it was a civilized port city in Dvaravati period. Ban Khu Bua city plan is a rounded rectangle, aligned along the north-south axis, with the width of eight hundred meters and the length of two kilometers. The city was built on a coastal terrace one to two meters higher than the surrounding area and five meters above the sea level. There were two streams running through the city, which were Huai Khu Bua and Huai Chinnasi. The architecture of Ban Khu Bua was influenced by Gupta arts of India. The evidences found also prove that Buddhism has long settled and flourished in Thailand for more than a thousand years; the excavated antiques, the heads of Buddha images in particular, are well preserved at Ratchaburi National Museum and partly at Wat Khlong Suwannakhiri (Khlong Suwannakhiri Temple).
Our guide pick you up from your hotel in Hua Hin or Cha-Am for go to Samut Songkhram.Arrival at the Bang Kung temple camp is famous for the small chapel that is completely enclosed within the roots of a banyan tree called Bot Prok Po. It is almost like the tree itself is the pillars of the temple and that without the roots the chapel would fall down. You can also go inside to pay respect to the Buddha image. We will take a 30min to visit around the temple.We will go to restaurant about 30min drive.Arrival at the restaurant near Khu Bua. The restaurant near the rice farm, you can look at around the farm make you feel relax at local place.Then proceed to Khu Bua is an archaeological site 12 km southeast of the town Ratchaburi, Thailand. It dates from the 6th century Dvaravati culture and was one of major cities of this kingdom. Within the roughly rectangular site of around 800x2000 m surrounded by an earthen wall and a moat 44 archaeological sites were found within and outside the wall, with the foundations of Wat Khlong Suwannakhiri being the largest and best preserved. Excavations were done in 1957, 1960 and 1961.  Finish trip and back to Hua Hin, transfer youto the hotel.

What’s included

  • Lunch
  • Tour guide throughout the trip
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off by air-conditioned vehicle

What’s not included

  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities

Highlights

  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Enjoy fantastic aerial views
  • Excellent value for money
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