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Lopburi heritage walk

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Most of Lopburi’s historical sites can be strung together in an easy-to-follow walking route that will take the better part of a day.

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Wake up early and head into the centre of the old town, perhaps grabbing a snack in the municipal market off Ratchadamnoen before hopping over to the Phra Narai Ratchaniwet main gate on nearby Sorasak. This combined palace and museum is the largest and, in our opinion, most interesting attraction in Lopburi, so it makes sense to start here and take as much time as you need.

King Narai at Phra Narai Ratchaniwet Palace. Photo taken in or around Lopburi heritage walk, Lopburi, Thailand by David Luekens.

King Narai at Phra Narai Ratchaniwet Palace. Photo: David Luekens

Cut south down Sorasak and hang a left (north) after a couple of hundred metres on a narrow lane just after you pass Petracha Road -- the ruins of Wat Phra Si Rattana Mahathat will come into view about halfway up. You’ll emerge at the back of this sprawling set of ruins; stroll around either side to the front gate across from the train station on Na Phrakan.

From Wat Phra Si Rattana Mahathat, strike north on Na Phrakan and grab lunch at one of the many places to eat in the heart of town. Continue north and cross the street to find the entrance to Wat Nakhon Kosa, a minor site that’s only worth a quick stop. From here it’s an easy hop north to San Phra Kan shrine -- watch out for traffic and ... Travelfish members only (Around 500 more words) ... please log in to read the rest of this story.


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