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Huay Mongkol Temple

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Address: Thap Tai, Hua Hin 77110, Thailand
Phone Number: 032-576297

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quiet and awe inspiring

Everything is written in Thai which means you should get all your information before you set out . We took a Tuk tuk from Hua Hin for 800thb.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 7, 2015
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015 via mobile

Do not use the taxi service to go here. Go to hua hin train station and get the bus there and back 40bht and you can spend however long you want the bus runs back and forth every hour it also stops at the floating market. The Big Buddha is very impressive and set in lovely grounds, it lacked history... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Everything is written in Thai which means you should get all your information before you set out . We took a Tuk tuk from Hua Hin for 800thb.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

This is an impressive temple dedicated to Luang Pu Thuat, a Buddhist monk famous for miracles. Well worth the time to visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Full of tourist buses come to have respectful activities at the temply everyday. Not only highly respectful monk, beautiful swan alke, herbal stalls are nic to visit. Many foreigners can be seen around the temple.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Wat Huay Mongkol (Huay Mongkol Temple) is a Buddhist temple set in large grounds to the west of Hua Hin. Wat Huay Mongkol is home to the largest statue of the immensely popular Buddhist monk Luang Pu Thuat who was famed for his ‘miracles’. Luang Pu Thuat lived some 400 years ago. Huay Mongkol temple is in the moo baan... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Well worth a look at this work of art, gives you an awesome feeling and its humbling to see how revered the religion is. No adverse parking charges and very easy to access. Lovely place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Took friends from Australia there this week. It's a lovely place with a walk along the lake and then climb the steps to the temple. Very spiritual

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

The statue of Buddha inspires awe because of its sheer size and the story behind it. Really impressive!!! The compound of the temple is huge. It an unforgettable memory for us. See it for yourself :) P/S: Tried to rent a scooter, so you can visit the floating market and Hua Hin Hills Vineyard at your own leisure. Driving was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

nice place and must be one of your trip, but you must prepare for sun block and umbrella for sun protect (very very hot)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Lovely temple, several kilometers outside of Hua Hin. Has lots of vendors and places to eat. The temple also offers a free meal to all visitors.

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