Kamphaeng Phet, a historical city that rivals those of Sukhothai and Si Satchanalai, is a city in the lower northern part of Thailand. The name of the city literally translates to "The Wall of Diamond" due to the fact that the city and its formidable fortification was used as an outpost to defend invaders from the north during Sukhothai and Ayutthaya reign in the 13th - 15the Century.

Due to its long history as one of the most formidable fortified outposts in Siam history, the remnants of those days can still be seen in Kamphaeng Phet today, so much so that they have their own historical park just like Sukhothai and Si Satchanalai.

Within this backpacking guide, you will find all the information you need to travel around Kamphaeng Phet and see what this relatively unknown city has to offer. Without further ado, let's begin with the itinerary map:

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