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Address: Khao Takiap hill, Hua Hin, Thailand
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Hope you like Monkeys

A Temple on the top of hill with some beautiful statues and views of Hua Hin beaches. Watch out for the monkeys though, they are like rats, running everywhere... dont take food... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Whistlerman
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Staffordshire
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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Don't waste ur time. It's not a good example of a sightseeing place to visit. It's been neglected. Local people there do little to improve it. The place could be better if the locals picked up their rubbish. And repaired broken shacks. It's awful that the locals there so little and expect tourists to spend money!

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Shanghai, China
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10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

For being one of the most important landmarks in Hua Hin and a top religious site, this place is really shabby. If you have seen other temples in Thailand you will simply feel that you wasted your time coming here.

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Alaska
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9 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The place w the standing golden buddha and end of hua hin beach climbing up the stairs by the standing buddha towards the hill, i was expecting a nice kept temple site. For this importand landmark, the site had been abandoned (verwahrlost und vergammelt). I wish , that the money making hotels and community could fund money to rebuild the... More 

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Thank Rita W
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8 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Yeah it is the real Thailand. A bit old and nobody really cares about the environment over there. Of course it smells like monkey since it is full of funny monkeys. Tho they can go crazy so don't try to reach them! The temple itself is amazing. Nice place to think and stop for some minutes. But also nice to... More 

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Thank Tóvári S
Hua Hin, Thailand
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171 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The monkeys here have become very aggressive and mean. They will often jump on you and can be very scary. The last time I took guests, the monkeys were so aggressive they scared me and the place was sorely in need of a cleaning(I have been many times before). The trash, urine and poop were overwhelming and the place smelled... More 

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Staffordshire
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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A Temple on the top of hill with some beautiful statues and views of Hua Hin beaches. Watch out for the monkeys though, they are like rats, running everywhere... dont take food with you as they will try to steal it

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Thank Whistlerman
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92 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been here in 2010, 2011 and finally this December (2016) again. To me this place is a must-see because it includes so many wonderful cliches about Thailand. You have a temple, monks, impressive architecture, high staircases, Buddha statues and wild monkeys. Compared to 5 years ago the place looks a little run-down. Maybe the phrase monkey-abused might be more... More 

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Woking
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180 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice temple (plenty of steps) on a mountain overlooking Hua Hin with monkeys everywhere trying to steal you food which is fun for the kids. Free entrance but a 20bht donation is expected for the temple. Worth a visit.

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Thank Dominik L
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42 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The temple is at the top of a long flight of stairs and gives amazing panoramic views over Hua Hin beach to the North and the beach to the South also (I don't know its name) There are approximately 40 bronze bells that you are to ring - the purpose of which I am not sure but its fun nonetheless.... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 13, 2016

Wow, this was so much fun! We spent and afternoon here hiking up the long stairway beyond the golden Buddha to see the monkeys that inhabit this mountain. They aren't afraid of humans but they are not as aggressive as some macaques can be in other touristed spots of Thailand. They didn't jump on us or try to grab us.... More 

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