Here are the top 9 tourist attractions to see in Lopburi:

1. Ban Vichayen

Ban Vichayen
4.5 /5

5 km
from city center
1 out of 9
places to visit in Lopburi

Architectural ruins situated in Lopburi town

2. Phra Prang Sam Yot

Phra Prang Sam Yot
4.3 /5

4 km
from city center
2 out of 9
places to visit in Lopburi

Located in the Wichayen road in Lopburi, it is known to the visitors as the infamous monkey temple due to the abundant monkeys that have made it their home.

3. King Narai's Palace

King Narai's Palace
4.2 /5

5 km
from city center
3 out of 9
places to visit in Lopburi

Also known as the Somdet Phra Narai National Museum, this palace-turned-museum houses some of the ancient royal artefacts. Housing over 1864 artefacts, King Narai's Palace is the Chantarapisarn pavilion of the palace that was turned into a museum.

4. Wat Phra Si Ratana Maha That

Wat Phra Si Ratana Maha That
3.8 /5

4 km
from city center
4 out of 9
places to visit in Lopburi

Wat Phra Si Ratana Maha That holds intricate architectural remains of the 14th century. This tourist attraction is situated just opposite to the Lopburi railway station and the architectural structures of the Buddhist monastery which were first constructed in the 14th century involved further extensions until the 17th century. The central Prang depicts the life of Buddha.

5. Sub Lek Reservoir

Sub Lek Reservoir
3.8 /5

14 km
from city center
5 out of 9
places to visit in Lopburi

Sub Lek Reservoir is a natural reservoir located 15 kilometres from Lopburi town. One can enjoy the view by sitting on the platforms along the water and it is advised to visit in the early hours to avoid the crowd and the heat.

6. Lopburi Zoo

Lopburi Zoo
3.7 /5

2 km
from city center
6 out of 9
places to visit in Lopburi

7. Peacock temple

Peacock temple
3.7 /5

11 km
from city center
7 out of 9
places to visit in Lopburi

The Peacock Temple is located near the Sub Lek Reservoir and it takes around 20 mins from the town to reach this place. It was once a temple and now it has become a sanctuary for the peacocks. You can experience amazing view of the hills and the Sub Lek Reservoir after climbing 500 steps which usually takes one hour.

8. Rock climbing

Rock climbing
3.6 /5

4 km
from city center
8 out of 9
places to visit in Lopburi

Rock climbing in Lopburi is ideal for those who seek adventure. Around 40 rock climbing mountains are located in Khao Chin Lae and in order to start the climb, you have to first enter the Buddhist monastery where you will be requested by the monks to donate and then you can start the trek. Noom guesthouse arranges for rock climbing and hill-climbing activities and they also rent locking carabiner, helmet, harness and shoes. You can either pay individually for each equipment or the whole set is available at 1200 THB.

9. Sunflower fields

Sunflower fields
3.6 /5

28 km
from city center
9 out of 9
places to visit in Lopburi

A visual delight for those who love to see the flowers in full bloom. A number of sunflower fields are located in Lopburi and people who arrive by train from Bangkok can get a nice view of the sunflower farms. One can rent a motorbike or a car and explore the fields and it provides a great chance to click breathtaking and colourful pictures. Some farms sell sunflower products like seeds, oil, printed tees and umbrellas.

FAQs on Lopburi

How can I commute within Lopburi?

Lopburi doesn't really have any tuk tuks. The city can be explored on foot as the places lie within a walkable distance from each other.Otherwise, Songthaews which are pickup trucks with two bench seats is the common means of transport. They can be easily spotted along the Wichayen and Phra Narai Maharat roads, connecting the old and the new town. They will be red/brown, white or green in colour and just wave your hand at the Songthaew to pick you up. They usually don't operate after 6 pm, so it is better to wind up your outdoor activities before six in the evening
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What are the top sightseeing places in Lopburi?

The top sightseeing places in Lopburi are Ban Vichayen, Phra Prang Sam Yot, King Narai's Palace, Wat Phra Si Ratana Maha That, Sub Lek Reservoir , Lopburi Zoo.
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