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Hua Hin palaces: Klai Kangwon Palace

Hua Hin Attractions | Visiting the Hua Hin Klai Kangwon Palace

Many people, when they plan a trip to Hua Hin, Thailand, make sure that they visit at least one palace while they are there. Of all the palaces in and around Hua Hin, nothing beats the Hua Hin Klai Kangwon Palace. This is the best in the area and well worth the stop. When you make your way to Thailand, be sure to stop here to learn about the history and culture of the royalty of Thailand, as well as take pictures of the amazing art and architecture of the Hua Hin Klai Kangwon Palace.

The History of the Klai Kangwon Palace

The Hua Hin Klai Kangwon Palace was first built in 1927. It was commissioned for the king at the time, King Rama VII, or King Prajadhipok as he was otherwise known. He wanted a palace in Hua Hin that he would keep as his summer palace. This is where he wanted to spend his leisure time while taking a break from the thrown. This is the main reason why Hua Hin Klai Kangwon Palace was constructed. Because European architecture was so in style at that time period, the Hua Hin Klai Kangwon Palace was made to resemble Spanish architecture and design. This is obvious when looking at the palace and is the reason for many people's photographs and interest.

What to do at Klai Kangwon Palace

The main things you can do at Hua Hin Klai Kangwon Palace is tour the grounds and take in the majesty of this royal abode. You will see what it was like to live as a king and queen in the 1920s and you will also see how the building has changed over the years to accommodate new technology and innovation. The tours of Hua Hin Klai Kangwon Palace are great because they help you learn about the history of the place.

Location of the Klai Kangwon Palace

The Hua Hin Klai Kangwon Palace is an easy drive away from central Hua Hin. In fact, if you rent bicycles, this would be a nice way to visit the palace. Those that visit find that it offers a unique experience unlike most others in the country. For those visiting Hua Hin Klai Kangwon Palace, put aside several hours of your day to visit. You will quickly see that it has something magical to offer everyone that visits. Stop by the Hua Hin Klai Kangwon Palace for this unique experience.


Last Updated: 06 Feb 2008