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Address: Tambon Khao Chakan, Khao Chakan 27000, Thailand

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Khao Chakan Temple

The temple in the mountains, monkeys. Good prices at the market everything was here. I thought it was great. The true culture of Thailand lives here.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed October 31, 2016
Mahlon J
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Moranbah, Queensland, Australia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Definitely worth the climb of steps and as I got to the first level there was a monk who was very pleasant and we talked for quite a while, his English is quite good and likes to practice with us, he lives there every day. The last climb is a bit hairy as the steps are Thai size and not... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2016 via mobile

Nice quiet temple in the middle of the mountain. Only 2 monks there, they were very nice and talk to me about this temple history.

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Moranbah, Queensland, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016 via mobile

The temple in the mountains, monkeys. Good prices at the market everything was here. I thought it was great. The true culture of Thailand lives here.

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Thank Mahlon J
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 4, 2016

This place is very close to Sakaeo on the road south to Chantaburi about 20 minutes out of Sakaeo, very easy to find (you'll see three big mountain peaks on your left side). Parking is good. Monkeys everywhere - don't go if you are scared of monkeys. Walk up the steps to the cave at the top. The last section... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 14, 2016

I tripped over this place on my way to Aranyaprathet but I went back and spent a morning cycling around it and it is stunning place to visit and costs nothing to see in the many caves and wonderful rock formations . If you are near to this within an hours drive and you like geology you will love this... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2015

good stop and chance for some excecise after hours in the car, stairs lead up to the cave with a couple of shrines high up in the hill, last part to the sightseeing spot quite steep : careful!

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Ayutthaya, Thailand
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 17, 2015

Khao Chakan is located in Khao Chakan Sub-district next to Wat Tham Khao Chakan. It is a limestone mountain with three peaks of which the highest peak is 240 meters above sea level. Khao Chakan is the middle peak and stands between Khao Ming and Khao Falami. The three peaks are part of the Khao Chakan Arboretum, which falls under... More 

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