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Address: Khao Takiap hill, Hua Hin, Thailand
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Phone Number: +66 32 536 064

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great view lots of monkeys

if you climb the stairs to the main hall on top of the mountain you have a great view over hua hin beach. in the temple there are hundreds of monkeys.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
MC Brigitte S
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Bangkok, Thailand
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Neuchatel, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great surrounding view. It's easy to walk around and to visit the high standung Budda and the Chinese temple

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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

if you climb the stairs to the main hall on top of the mountain you have a great view over hua hin beach. in the temple there are hundreds of monkeys.

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Chartres, France
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The temple is on top of the hill, small and not interesting inside, but when you are on top, can have good view of the city. Hill is full of monkeys, highly careful since these monkey would jump to you and rob all your foods and drinks.

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Greater Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to visit this temple past where the fishing vessels bring their catch daily. You see monkey's on the way up and see a lot more when you get to the top. The view from the temple back over Hua Hin is excellent. My girlfriend fed the monkey's that seemed to come from everywhere. Well worth a visit to... More 

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Thank Warren C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went there a couple of days a go I walked it from down the Beach but I found I couldn't walk it all the way the so I walk to main road and get a taxi soon as I got there and walk to the top there was epic views if you're going to hua hin I recommend you... More 

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Thank ajayTura
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Temples are special in Thailand and this was another one which we visited. Yes there are monkeys a the top but the view is fabulous. Please remove your shoes if you enter the temple

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Portsmouth
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the Monkey Temple by pure chance and was not disappointed, It was not clean but with some many monkeys that's not surprising. The temple is quite unique and the 131 steps are an opportunity for a bit of keep fit Lol. The views from the two temples are amazing and gives a real sense of how expansive Hua... More 

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Motherwell, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The so called monkey temple. Not very clean but I guess that is to be expected with the 100 odd monkeys roaming about. Well worth the walk up the stairs to the actual temple for some amazing views over Hua Hin.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

There are hundreds of monkeys up there. My nine years old walked up with a soft drink and couldn't find a bin. A monkey crept up and mugged her, which freaked her a bit. So, top tip, don't show a monkey any food or drink. Nice views from the top, so I still recommend it. A Tuk Tuk excursion is... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016

Fun place to visit if you have kids. Nothing really special about the temple, but the view is good. The best part is to feed the monkeys (you can buy food there). -but hang on to your stuff as they will try to steal from you.

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