When you think of Thailand, so many picturesque images float before your eyes – the thatched huts, the ancient temples, the vast expanse of agricultural lands, the coconut trees, and the gentle lapping of the blue blue water.
There are many places to visit Thailand and one such place is Phetchaburi. If you have a chance, you must take a Cheap Flights to Phetchaburi. The Thais refer to this place as Muang Phtech in their local language. It is situated 160 kilometers South of Bangkok. This city is beautifully cocooned between mountains, ranges, and dense forests.
The city is quite ancient and there are many speculations about its name. Some say the name has an Indian influence and some say that the name has originated from the name of a river, called Maenam Phetch.
The city has a rich historical background. Many archeological findings point that the city’s history can be traced back to the Dvaravati period. It was an important fort during the Sukhotai and Autthaya period. The city is also sometimes referred as the living Autthaya because it bears several resemblances to the city Autthaya.
This city’s historical background is also evident from the establishment of three palaces. These palaces were built by the kings Rama IV, V, and VI. The city is resplendent with places to visit, such as parks, temples, beaches, and caves. The city poses a refreshing sight because there are three rivers that are flowing through the city. The people residing in this city are simple farmers and are mainly into cultivating rice, farming fruits, producing sugar, animal husbandry, and fishing.