Lopburi Historical Park Tour from Bangkok
Lopburi(Tour starts from Bangkok)
If you have been to Ayutthaya historical park and want to explore other significant historic places, this trip will provide eminent experience in Ayutthaya's history and diplomacy under King Narai the Great's reign.
Why this trip?
When come to Thailand, most foreigners do not want to miss Ayutthaya, but how many people would realise the importance of Lopburi. This trip will introduce one of the ancient capital city of Ayutthaya Kingdom during one of the Great King of Siam.
Things to prepare for the trip
The weather will be hot. Umbrellas are highly recommended.
Meet up at BTS Station (Bang Chak, On Nut, Phra Khanong, Punnawithi, Udom Suk)
Arrive at King Narai's Palace. Spending almost entire life here, the palace was the King Narai's place for relaxation, hunting, administering the country's affairs, and welcoming official visitors.
Lunch at one of the best restaurants in town, Madmee restaurant serving with traditional Thai taste. After the meal, sticky rice with mango and steamed pandanus cake (kanom tuay) will blow you away !!
Visiting Wat San Paolo. The place used to be called Saint Paul or Saint Paulo Church. It was used for star observation, which was one of the most favourite activities of King Narai the Great.
Visiting Wichayen House. The house itself belonged to Constantine Phaulkon, the most famous and influential foreign counsellor to King Narai. It used to welcome official diplomats and was a residence for Phaulkon himself.
Visiting Phra Prang Sam Yod, Lop Buri’s best known landmark and provincial symbol. The monument is in the center of Lopburi and best known for the large number of monkeys that run around free.
Depart for Bangkok. Stop at any gas stations for you all perusal !
Arrive in Bangkok. End of the tour.
Extra expense you should prepare
- Bang Chak
- On Nut
- Phra Khanong
- Udom Suk