Hua Hin railway station

The Royal Waiting Room at Hua Hin railway station. This is one of oldest railway

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The Hua Hin railway station is one of oldest railway station in Thailand. Its most striking feature is the unique Royal Waiting Room in Thai architectural style. The Royal Waiting Room was built in the reign of King Rama VI in order to welcome the King and his entourage. The outstanding feature of the station is the pavilion constructed in the reign of King Rama VI; it was originally named as "Plub Pla Sanamchan", and it was initially situated at Sanamchan Palace in Nakorn Pathom Province.

The Royal Waiting Room, the original building built in the same architectural style as Maruekkhathayawan Palace, stands adjacent to the station,and is a favourite spot for taking pictures for both Thai and foreign tourists.

This train station is the attractive site in Hua Hin that you should never miss. Behind the Railway Station to the west stands the Royal Hua Hin Golf Course, the first ever in Thailand.


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    Hua Hin is about 200 km south of Bangkok on the west coast of the Gulf of Thailand.

    Can be easily accessed by road (2 and half hour drive from Bangkok) - Taxis available here.