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Address: Thap Tai, Hua Hin 77110, Thailand
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Holy Monk Temple

Huay Mongkol Temple is also known as Luang Puad Thuad, the Holy Monk Temple. The statue in the holy ground with some steps to the base of the statue is main attraction of this... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Kyoto, Japan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very impressive statue that can be seen from far away. We saw it from a few miles away whilst taking petrol along the highway and decided to find out what it was. Very beautiful surrounding.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Not far from Hua Hin we drove out on our bikes and it was lovely with a beautiful pond behind it too that you can walk round and so peaceful. Highly recommended.

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selangor
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

It a "Big Budda” temple or large monument. Very nice temple to visit. There is a lake where the tourist can feed the fish and can visit the beautiful flower garden surrounding the temple. Entrance is free

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Wat Huay Mongkhon is located ca. 20 km west of Hua Hin. It is a monument dedicated to the memory of Luang Por Tuad, who lived from 1582 to 1682. He is a famous monk in Thailand. In front of the huge statue of the monk there is an equestrian monument for King Taksin the Great.

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PERTH
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

You don't realise how big this buddah is till you're up close. Nice drive through pineapple and rice fields.

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Huay Mongkol Temple is also known as Luang Puad Thuad, the Holy Monk Temple. The statue in the holy ground with some steps to the base of the statue is main attraction of this place. Many devotees comes from all over Thailand to pray and pay tespect to the Holy Monk. This temple has a quiet and serene feel and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Arranged to go here as was staying nearby. Husband was a little reserved and bemoans my love of the Thai wats staying "once you've seen one temple you've seen them all..." he agreed to come with me eventually and totally changed his tune and had to eat his words! Ha! The statue is immense - very foreboding and the grounds... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here with family and friends, it sure is a big budda. The grounds and surrounds were very clean, with lots of parking. You can buy food here and it has a mini mart. The lake is lovely and you can buy food to sit and have a picnic. This place is good for a couple of hour visit, true... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Huay Mongkol Temple and surrounding gardens are immaculate, very well cared for. The detail on huge elephant carvings are amazing. Worth a visit if you are passing through the area.

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Staffordshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a fantastic place to visit, the Buddha is awesome, and huge. You can feel the peace and serenity as soon as you arrive.

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