Must see attractions in Hua Hin

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    Cicada Market

    Vastly better than the city-centre Hua Hin Night Market, this popular place 3.5km to the south is a fun mix of food, shopping and performing arts. It's…

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    Wat Huay Mongkol

    Colloquially called the big-headed monk, this statue of the revered Luang Phor Thad is a beloved Buddhist pilgrimage site. The southern Thai monk is said…

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    Ratchaphakdi Park

    Standing 14m high and weighing in at 30 tonnes each, the beautiful bronze statues of Thailand's most revered kings tower over this park with an impressive…

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    Baan Silapin

    Local painter Tawee Kasangam established this artist collective in a shady grove 4km west of town. The galleries and studio spaces showcase the works of…

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    Pa La-U Waterfall

    Pa La-U Waterfall is located in Kaeng Krachan National Park, but far away from the main park area, about 62km from Hua Hin. Unlike the rest of the park,…

  • Hat Hua Hin

    Hua Hin Beach is a pleasant, but not stunning, stretch of fine white powder lapped by calm grey-green waves. Remarkably shallow, it's made for strolling…

  • Mrigadayavan Palace

    With a breezy seaside location 12km north of Hua Hin, this summer palace – Phra Ratchaniwet Mrigadayavan – was built in 1924 during the reign of Rama VI…

  • Hua Hin Train Station

    Probably the most beautiful train station in Thailand, this red-and-white icon was built in 1926 to replace the original station. It has a Victorian…

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    Khao Takiab

    About 7km south of Hua Hin, monumental Chopstick Mountain guards the southern end of Hua Hin beach. A steep road curves to the top of the 77m-tall…

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    Khao Hin Lek Fai

    In the hills west of the city, a winding drive up Flintstone Hill takes you to several viewpoints of Hua Hin and the gulf. Viewpoint #4, across from the…

  • Jao Mae Tubtim Shrine

    This Chinese temple is built on the city's namesake 'Stone Head'. It's a pleasant place to get a view of the seaside.

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    Khao Tao

    The next headland after Khao Takiab is Khao Tao (Turtle Mountain). It protects an idyllic little cove where Hat Sai Noi beach drops off quickly into the…

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    Hat Sai Noi

    A small resort and a couple of restaurants operate here. Weekends bring the expected crowds, but it's fairly quiet on weekdays.

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    Klai Kangwon Palace

    Phra Ratchawang Klai Kangwon (Far from Worries Palace) is still an official royal palace and not open to the public. You can see just a little bit of the…

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    Clock Tower

    A helpful navigational landmark in the middle of town.