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Phetchabun is 482km from Amnat Charoen, 297km from Ang Thong, 302km from Ayutthaya, 346km from Bangkok, 461km from Buriram, 217km from Chainat, 259km from Chaiyaphum, 506km from Chiang Mai, 583km from Chiang Rai, 316km from Kalasin, 273km from Kamphaeng Phet, 310km from Korat, 240km from Khon Kaen, 414km from Lampang, 485km from Lamphun, 190km from Loei, 251km from Lopburi, 807km from Mae Hong Son, 313km from Maha Sarakham, 481km from Mukdahan, 537km from Nakhon Phanom, 192km from Nakhon Sawan, 465km from Nan, 231km from Nong Bua Lamphu, 393km from Nong Khai, 489km from Phayao, 129km from Phichit, 170km from Phitsanulok, 348km from Phrae, 353km from Roi Et, 444km from Sakon Nakhon, 239km from Saraburi, 232km from Singburi, 519km from Sisaket, 229km from Sukhothai, 508km from Surin, 308km from Tak, 531km from Ubon Ratchathani, 342km from Udon Thani, 233km from Uthai Thani, 288km from Uttaradit and 428km from Yasothon.

Phetchabun Province shares borders with Loei, Khon Kaen, Chaiyaphum, Lopburi, Nakhon Sawan, Phichit and Phitsanulok.

To learn more about Phetchabun and the surrounding area why not visit our Central Thailand & Phetchabun Forum.

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Members Visits To Phetchabun

Phetchabun to Mae Sot
A Thai Visa Run by bus.

A Phetchabun Funeral
The mother inlaw dies at the ripe old age of 93 so it's time to take her to the Temple for the last time.

Thai National Parks in Phetchabun

Khao Kho National Park
Khao Kho National park has high bio-diversity, species and wildlife, beautiful natural tourism places such as the waterfall, caves, isles, islet, cliffs, scenery viewpoint and historical fighting monument encountered between the government and the communist terrorists.

Nam Nao National Park
Phu Phajit mountain is the tallest in the Park and topography comprises evergreen forests and streams. There are many rivers and streams within this important watershed area Pa Sak River is one of these, it eventually joins the Chao Praya River, others are Pong and Loei rivers and Khon Kaen and Nam Churn streams. All these flow into the Ubonrat Dam.

Tat Mok National Park
The park is mountainous with many high mountains and its provides an important watershed for the Pa Sak and Chi Rivers including Nam Nao National Park. In the past, Tat Mok National Park is a concession forest of the Thai Plywood Company.

Phu Hin Rong Kla
The general topography of the park is steeply mountainous. The northern part of the park in Chaiburi Dstrict borders Laos. The Southern part of the park runs into Phetchabun Province.

Si Thep Historical Park
Si thep city is situated 107 kms. from Petchabun township area on Phu Khae Lom Sak Road, 25 km. from Amphoe Wichian Buri where an 8 kms. access road branches off, on the left, to Si Thep City which is approximately 1,000 years old. It was the city during the prosperous ancient Khmer period having a lot of archaeological ruins and artifacts.

Namtok Than Thip Forest Park

It is a source of tributaries flowing into the Pa Sak River. It is a high mountain range with abundant plants. Fauna that can be seen include jungle fowls, bamboo rats, jungle cats, and butterflies. The overall area of the park is approximately 8,750 rai.

Khao Plok Lon Forest Reserve

Tourist Sites in Phetchabun

Ban Phu Toei Hot Spring Park

It is a natural hot spring, emerging to the surface. The area has been developed into a health tourism attraction and a relaxing venue. There are daily services of mineral water bathing, spa, body massage, and foot massage provided from 9.00 a.m. – 8.00 p.m. For further information, contact Tel. 08 1571 7524, 08 4048 8131

Noen Mahatsachan

Noen Mahatsachan is located at Km. 17.5, Na Ngua – Sado Phong Road on Highway 2258. After driving to this spot, stop the engine, the car will move back up the hill by itself. This happening is from an illusion because when measuring the height of both spots, the hill’s height is lower than that of the path to the hill.

The Nakhonban Phetchabun Cultural Hall

It is a large auditorium hall for the study concerning the history of Phetchabun. It can be divided into 2 parts. The first part is an exhibition of some ancient pictures and antiques from the Fine Arts Department in the various periods of the Phetchabun history. The second part is a stage for performances and presentations on history, traditions, and cultures of Phetchabun.

Wat Mahathat
This monastery has been existing along with Petchabun town itself having a 3 meter high Sukhothai style Phum Khao Binth design pagoda. In March 1967, renovation was made by the Department of Fine Arts and several Buddha images of various periods were found.
More on religious sites in Phetchabun can be found here on our Phetchabun Wats & Temples thread.

The Phetchabun City Pillar Shrine
The pillar is housed in a shrine located in the heart of the city being a stone pillar brought over from Muang Si Thep by H.R.H. Prince Damrong Rachanuparp in the year 1804.

The Huai Pa Dang Reservoir
Huai Pa Deang dam is about 8kms out side of Phetchabun, Its a nice place to go and chillflex out, have a beer, picnic or when the waters low camp out for a night.

Phra Tamnak Khao Kho
Phra Tamnak Khao Kho is located on Khao Ya Mountain. The palace was constructed for the King on the occasion of his royal visit to observe the projects from his royal initiatives, as well as, to visit the people in Khao Kho district and the ones nearby. It is a concrete building in a semi-circle shape with 15 rooms overall making it different from other places.

Bueng Sam Phan

This is a 3 kilometre-long canal with clear water throughout the year. It is a pond for agricultural purposes and for fish breeding. By the pond are restaurants. Every year during November, Bueng Sam Phan District organises a long-tailed boat race competing for the HRH Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn’s Cup.
To get there:
From Phetchabun, take Highway No. 21, passing Ban Wang Chomphu and Nong Phai District into Bueng Sam Phan District at the intersection at Km. 340-341. There will be a direction sign pointing to Bueng Sam Phan for 3 kilometres.

Near Bueng Sam Phan is Sap Chom Phu Arboretum, here you will find waterfalls and nature trails, all free of charge.

The Pho Khun Pha Mueang Memorial
Phu Hin Rong Kla
Wat Trai Phum

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Phetchabun Festivals

Phetchabun Bathing Buddha Ceremony

A Bathing Buddha or Um Phra Dam Nam ceremony is held each September in Phetchabun Province in honor of a Buddha statue called Phra Buddha Mahadhamaracha.
The statue, cast in the ornamental Lop Buri style, was found in the Pasak River by a group of farmers around four hundred years ago and was taken to be housed in Wat Trai Phum.
According to local legend, the Buddha statue has twice disappeared from the temple only to be discovered again in the water.
Consequently, a water oriented Buddhist holiday pays homage to the mystical image of the Buddha.

Open House at Tamnak Prathom Heritage Home

Phetchabun Sweet Tamarind Festival and Red Cross Fair

Sales of sweet tamarind products, agricultural products, Thai arts and cultural performances, various forms of entertainment, local sports competitions, booths of the Red Cross and the provincial office and various government ministries, as well as local games and activities.

Hotels & Guesthouses in Phetchabun

Kosit Hill Hotel
39 Samakhichai Rd.,T.Naimuang,A,Mueang,
Phetchabun 67000
Telephone 056-743-642

Homeland Resort
99/555 Homeland Village Moo 12 Saraburi-Lomsak Rd., Na Ngua, Mueang Phetchabun, Phetchabun 67000 Thailand
Tel: 0 5674 1400, 0 5674 1400,

The Imperial Phu Kaew Hill Resort & Hotel
99 Moo 14, Phitsanulok-Lomsak Road, Campson, Khao Kho, Phetchabun 67280
Tel & Fax 056-750-056

Baan Suan Mork Home & Resort
154 Moo 4 T.Thung Samo, A.Khao Kho, Phetchabun 67270
Telephone 056-810-706

Khao Kho Talay Phu Hotel
137 Moo 5 T.Thung Samo,A. Khao kho, Phetchabun 67270
Telephone 056-750-061

Phuhin View Resort
106 Moo 5 , Nakoh Lomkao , Petchaboon 67120 Thailand
Telephone 056 828 864

Lake Side Garden Resort
141/1 Moo 8, Tumbon Khao Kho, Amphoe Khao Kho, Changwat Phetchabun 67270
HP 081-596-3144
Tel 056-728-056

Phuabmhok Resort
192 Ban Kanokngam, Tumbon Khao Kho, Amphoe Khao Kho
HP 089-436-9426
Tel 056-728-163

Khao Kho Valley Hotel
65 Moo 6 T.Khaem San, A.Khao Kho, Phetchabun 67280

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