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Great hill top view

Nothing special about the temple, about 100+ steps to the top. You can enjoy spectacular view of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
via mobile
Below average temple on scruffy hill

Despite the 'poor' rating I still recommend a visit. It's just not a very impressive wat and the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Beckenham, United Kingdom
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“monkey temple” (5 reviews)
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Khao Takiap hill, Hua Hin, Thailand
+66 32 536 064
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nothing special about the temple, about 100+ steps to the top. You can enjoy spectacular view of the coast line at Hua Hin from here. Windy. A lot of monkeys around. Behind the hill, a good seafood restaurant, named La Mer that comes with solo...More

Thank leecheiwah
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Despite the 'poor' rating I still recommend a visit. It's just not a very impressive wat and the surroundings are quite run down and a bit of a mess. There don't seem to be many significant Buddhist sites in Hua Hin so it's a real...More

Thank webme
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Was going to take a walk on the beach but the tide was in so not possible. Decided to go up the steps instead and found this place hidden away. It was lovelly up there great views over Hua Hin and very peacefull Hundreds of...More

1  Thank David D
Reviewed 21 October 2017

This place is worth a visit on the day trip. There are many monkeys around but the temple is well kept and also has a few shops to buy souvenir. The view from the mountains is also nice.

Thank ImranVora
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Must see when in Hua Hin. The place looks a bot abandonned in some areas but don't let that frighten you. Go and see the 100+ monkeys. Try to find the ones befriended with the dog. Word of caution: DO NOT TRY TO TOUCH THEM,...More

Thank AsiaLovers
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

Always worth a visit and clime the steep steps to the top, perfect view over Hua Hin. Nice wat to pay respect and meditate.

Thank Naakprapa
Reviewed 27 September 2017

the temple is beautiful although i didn't get a chance to go up and see the inside. There's a lot of monkeys and dogs.outside of it. Very enchanting view. worth a visit if you have spare time

Thank Badtzuboy
Reviewed 24 September 2017

We took the trip hoping to find monkeys and we did! The surroundings we're poor and demolished and the temple was nothing spectacular. It was interesting and definitely made an impression on me that I still haven't forgotten. Not a must see attraction, but something...More

Thank Jens P
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Since I started traveling in Asia a decade ago, I have loved temples with monkeys and this one has even more than most other temples so I was quite happy about it. I would have rated it 5 stars if the place was better maintained...More

Thank BananaLu
Reviewed 23 August 2017

short drive from city you can climb and see the whole city view. many monkeys come to you to be feed it is about 1 hour stay. take photos of city and animals

Thank 12341234Sharon
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25 August 2016|
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Response from Magellan T | Reviewed this property |
@Susiewoof take the green songthaew bus (small truck with two rows of seats in the back) from town center (market). Take it south past the Cicada market area (Hyatt Regency)... about a mile up the road is the hill/mountain... More