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Hua Hin Railway Station – Most Attractive Train Station in Thailand

Posted on: 26th February 2016

Located at the western end of Damnernkasem Road, only a short drive away from the center of town, the Hua Hin Railway Station and the royal waiting room next to it are both undeniably attractive. Built during the period of King Rama VI, the brightly colored wooden structures reflecting the Thai concept and design have a nice ‘Victorian’ touch to them. The story about the emergence of Hua Hin as a seaside getaway destination would not be complete without a mention of this royal railway station.

In the past, this idyllic beach town had no road access, and train travel became a much favored alternative to get to Hua Hin from Bangkok instead of by boat. Even if you don’t happen to arrive at Hua Hin by train, you’re recommended to visit this historical train station. It is quirky, charming and photogenic. Having a rental car allows one to explore Hua Hin in an easy manner. Hence, book with us as it rules out one’s dependency on the public transport and facilitates timely visits to Hua Hin’s beautiful attractions.

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Embark on a Historical Journey

The Hua Hin Railway Station has grown to become one of the most popular tourist attractions in the town. It’s quaint, eastern-western style of architecture stands in sharp contrast to the modern outdoor malls and hotel buildings that adorn the Hua Hin’s skyline. You can have the opportunity to the relive the splendor of the resort city’s past by combining a visit to the railway station with Maruekhathaiyawan Palace. The palace too is fashioned in a similar style with excellent fretwork details, covered boardwalks and open verandahs. Better yet, you can enjoy reliving Hua Hin’s past by taking the train from Bangkok to the town, an unforgettable journey that will take close to 4 hours compared to 2-3 hours by car.

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