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Summer Palace of King Rama IV in Petchaburi

 

In 1859 King Rama the IV built a summer palace on Khao Wang hill in Petchaburi. The King was interested in astronomy and had an observatory built in the palace.

A side towers at Wechyan Wichien Prasat a Prang styled  hall covering
the statue of King Rama the IV

A big statue of Buddha facing the sunset being repaired on the neighboring hill.

Lotus bowls on the palace balcony

Ratchathamma Sapha ceremonial hall later turned to a dining room.

Pra That Chom Phet Chedi and the Eastern Peak

Stairways at the Middle Peak

The cable train going to the Western Peak


 Last updated: 27.08.2009  Markku Tiuri  ZORRO Home Page
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