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Kamphaeng Phet - กำแพงเพชร

Kamphaeng Phet is 358km from Bangkok, 660km from Amnat Charoen, 258km from Ang Thong, 289km from Ayutthaya, 596km from Buriram, 181km from Chainat, 460km from Chaiyaphum, 337km from Chiang Mai, 477km from Chiang Rai, 499km from Kalasin, 422km from Khon Kaen, 445km from Korat, 241km from Lampang, 316km from Lamphun, 372km from Loei, 247km from Lopburi, 569km from Mae Hong Son, 495km from Maha Sarakham, 849km from Mukdahan, 720km from Nakhon Phanom, 117km from Nakhon Sawan, 359km from Nan, 425km from Nong Bua Lamphu, 588km from Nong Khai, 382km from Phayao, 273km from Phetchabun, 90km from Phichit, 103km from Phitsanulok, 241km from Phrae, 535km from Roi Et, 627km from Sakon Nakhon, 293km from Saraburi, 218km from Singburi, 757km from Sisaket, 77km from Sukhothai, 643km from Surin, 68km from Tak, 704km from Ubon Ratchathani, 537km from Udon Thani, 167km from Uthai Thani, 177km from Uttaradit and 606km from Yasothon.

Kamphaeng Phet Province is in Northern Thailand and shares borders with Sukhothai, Phitsanulok, Phichit, Nakhon Sawan and Tak.

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Kamphaeng Phet Tourist Attractions

Kamphaeng Phet Historical Park
Kamphaeng Phet Historical Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site with many old Temples and ruins, there is a small fee to enter, another TeakDoor members visits Kamphaeng Phet and another visit to the Historical Park.

Mae Wong National Park
The park’s main area is covered by mixed deciduous, which has Tectona grandis, Afzelia xylocarpa, Pterocarpus macrocarpus and xylia kerrii as the dominant trees. Evergreen forest is also found here, common animals include wild pig, asiatic jackal, squirrels, civets and porcupine amongst many others.

Khlong Wang Chao National Park
The important mountain ranges of Khlong Wang Chao National Park are Yen mountain, Tao Dam mountain, Tad Roop Kai mountain, Mee mountain, Doi Bang Sung, Bang Cha Le mountain, etc. Yen mountain is located in the western part of the park and is the highest peak at 1,898 meters above the average sea level while the height of this area varies between 300 - 2,000 meters above sea level.

The Kamphaeng Phet National Museum
The Kamphaeng Phet National Museum, located on Pindamri Road in Muang district, houses ancient objects and other antique arts articles from various eras found in the provincial town. These include sculptured and earthen designs, heads of Buddha statues, traditional celadon products, sculptures of demons and celestial and human beings used to decorate Chedi bases or Vihans. It is open Wednesday-Sunday from 9.00 a.m.-4.00 p.m. More information at Tel: 0 5571 1570.

Khlong Lan National Park
The park is rugged and hilly, and is covered by fertile forest. Each mountain connects to Khun Klong Lan, the highest point is 1,439 meters above sea level.

The Kamphaeng Phet Province Museum
The Kamphaeng Phet Province Museum nearby is made up of groups of Central Region applied architectural style structures. There are exhibitions on the local history with replicas of the city, lifestyle and urban and hill tribal customs and traditions. It also displays the development of Kamphaeng Phet votive tablets and other resources. The museum is open daily. For more information, call 0 5572 2341.

Banana Market (Talat Kluai Khai)
This market is on the Kamphaeng Phet-Nakhon Sawan highway at Km.343. Scores of roadside stalls display and sell both raw and ripe Kluai Khai (a type of bananas).

Khao Sanam Priang Wildlife Sanctuary
Located in Tambon Kosampi, Lan Dok Mai Tok of Kosampi Nakhon sub-district and Tambon Na Bor Kham, Song Tham, Nakhonchum or Amphoe Mueang. Linked with Kanna and Kew Yao mountains, Khao Sanam Priang Wildlife Sanctuary enjoys not only fertile pinery, fern forests, but also a large variety of wildlife. With 1.5 km. trekking route, it is worth visiting. For camping tour, a written note must be sent to the department of forestry in advance. No accommodation, but camping site is available, contact tel. 0 5555 6157 or 0 2562 0760.

To get there, take Asia Highway Route no 1 and turn left of km 380. By bus from town center visitors have to hire a songtaew to the sanctuary.

Kamphaeng Phet Guest Houses & Hotels

Three J Guesthouse
79 Rachvithi Road, Soi 1, Tumbon Naimuang, Amphoe Mueang Kamphaeng Phet, Kamphaeng Phet 62000
Tel: 055-713-129

P Resort Hotel
18 Tessaban 2 Road, Soi 1, Tumbon Nai Mueang , Amphoe Mueang Kamphaeng Phet, Kamphaeng Phet 62000
Tel: 055-716-233 055-712-666

Thiamkhae Resort
55 Moo 8 Ban Plang Sie, Tumbon Klong Lanpattana, Amphoe Khlong Lan, Kamphaeng Phet 62180
Tel: 055-766-403

Wangyang Rimping Homestay
31/3 Moo 2, Tumbon Nakhon Chum, Amphoe Mueang Kamphaeng Phet, Kamphaeng Phet 62000
Tel: 055-798-045

Chakungrao Riverview
149 Taysa 1 Road, Tumbon Klongmaelai, Amphoe Mueang Kamphaeng Phet Kamphaeng Phet 62000
Tel: 055-714-900 055-714-908

Green Park Hotel
596 Ratchadamnoen 1 Road, Tumbon Klongmaelai, Amphoe Mueang Kamphaeng Phet, Kamphaeng Phet 62000
Tel: 055-716-111 055-713-789

Makbun Resort
21/5 Moo 8 Klonglan-Umphang Road, Tumbon Klong Lanpattana, Amphoe Khlong Lan, Kamphaeng Phet 62180
HP: 089-056-5342

Lanna Resort Kamphaeng Phet
48/12 Moo 2, Tumbon Nakhon Chum, Amphoe Mueang Kamphaeng Phet, Kamphaeng Phet 62000
Tel: 055-798-126 081-727-7335 087-199-1145

Grand View Resort
34/4 Moo 2, Tumbon Nakhon Chum, Amphoe Mueang Kamphaeng Phet, Kamphaeng Phet 62000
Tel: 055-721-104

Ruen Pratum Resort
21/14 Moo 2, Tumbon Nakhon Chum, Amphoe Mueang Kamphaeng Phet, Kamphaeng Phet 62000
Tel: 055-798-181

Scenic Riverside Resort
325/16 Tesa 2 Road, Tumbon Klongmaelai, Amphoe Mueang Kamphaeng Phet, Kamphaeng Phet 62000
Tel: 055-722-009

Chakangrao
123/1 Thesa Rd., Muang Kampaengpetch, Kamphaeng Phet 62000
Tel: 02-279-5322

Phet Hotel
189 Bamrungrat Road, Tumbon Klongmaelai, Amphoe Mueang Kamphaeng Phet, Kamphaeng Phet 62000
Tel: 055-712-810 055-712-815

Navarat
2 Soi Thanon Prapan Thesa, Muang Kampaengpetch, Kamphaeng Phet 62000
Tel: 055-711-213

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