Muang Sing Historical Park

Muang Sing Historical Park

Where : On a steep bank of Khwae Noi River, Mu 1, Muang Sing, Saiyok, Kanchanaburi

Category : Travel / Attractions

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Open hours : Daily (8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.)

Fee : Admission fee: 100 baht and 40 baht/car

Hilight :

• The rectangular laterite city walls, believed to be the westernmost outpost of the Khmer empire
• The remains and artifacts, including temple carvings, religious statuary and pottery shards of the 12th to 14th centuries
• Prasat Muang Sing, laterite Prang-like architecture, and many more

How to go :

• By car: Take Highway No. 323 (Kanchanaburi – Thong Phaphum) for 17 kilometers., turn left via Highway No. 3455 for 9 kilometers and then another left at the junction to Muang Sing Historical Park
• By train: Take train from Kanchanaburi center to Tha Kilen Railway Station and continue on foot or by local transport to Prasat Muang Sing (1.5 kilometers away)

 

What / Why :

Muang Sing Town was built between 857 and 1157 when the Khmer Kingdom was still prosperous. The important archeological site located in the middle of the city is the Prasat Mueang Sing (Tower of the City of Lions).

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For More Information :

Contact : • The Fine Arts Department
Na Phrathat Road, Bangkok 10200
Tel: (66) 2221 7811, (66) 2225 2652, (66) 26236450-1
• Prasat Muang Sing Historical Park
Tel: (66) 3452 8456-7

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