Culture and festivals.
Culture and festivals in Hua Hin.
So close to Bangkok is this area by a long time easy to reach. Thats why there are many special historical Temple complexes.
Modern culture is there all year round in the way of festivals.
The temple complex What Khoa Ladeven South of Hua Hin, on the beach, has a 20 foot tall Buddha statue. There are many monkeys at the Temple in the wild.
What Amphraram is situated in the middle of the city. In most temple complexes, also this, the monks still live in the traditional way. That means, among other things, that they leave here early in the morning to go begging together for their food.
What Bor Fa has impressive ponds, in which large amounts of catfish life. For a small payment can you give them food. Meanwhile, they are nice and thick.
The Wat Huay Monkol Temple is located 10 kilometres to the South. Thousands of pilgrims come here in the weekends tp pay their tribute to the largest Buddha image of Luang Phor Tuad. (this was a very honored monk of the highest level, from the 16th century)
Do you like the Thai temple culture, or like you meditates, there are 4 other temples in Hua Hin.
The various temples have their own holidays on which it is very special to them to visit. Ask your local guides to these days or ask English speaking believers.
In the Silipin Gallery you see the work of Thai artists. In the pavilions around it one can take paintingcourses. There are also classes for children.
Modern music and festivals.
See the calendar for the festivals on the next page.
Then there are the Karaoke parties, that are celebrated, with huge stages and magnificent great decorations.
On the night market you will find the Hua Hin Thai show, a garden restaurant with a theatre show as guidance in your food.