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Tiger Cave Temple (Wat Tham Suea)

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Address: Krabi Town 81000, Thailand
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This temple complex not only serves as a religious site for the monks who...

This temple complex not only serves as a religious site for the monks who live and worship there, but also features a maze of natural caves in an overgrown jungle valley where stone tools, pottery remains and the mold for making Buddha footprints have been excavated.

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Awesome and not hard just take breaks

Ok we so looked at this and the reviews and here's our take on it. If you're averagely fit it should take no more than an hour to get up. We did the trip on a super hot day... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Ok we so looked at this and the reviews and here's our take on it. If you're averagely fit it should take no more than an hour to get up. We did the trip on a super hot day (April 21) and the temp was at least 41 at mid day. We are both fit and it took us 25... More 

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great adventure...the monkeys were all around as we made our way up the first half of the climb. Need water...other than that take your time and enjoy the views as you get higher and higher. At the top, the refreshing air and striking views (as well as immense Buddha) top it off.

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Thank Ann T
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

U know we climb 1276 steps to see the Buddha statue all way up. We didn't encounter monkeys when we climbed up. Prepared to bring water bottle when u climb. there is one water station at the top though. It took an hour for me to climb and rest in between. To climb down , it was 20 minutes. I... More 

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Thank gayathri s
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very demanding climb to the top, but 100 percent worthy. I would not be happy during my stay without being able to complete it. Do not recommend it to older people, especially during hot months. Water absolutely essential.

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you're in Krabi then this is a place that you have to visit. There is a temple on the bottom of the mountain and a Buddha Statue on the top. Before you reach the Buddha you have 1237 steps and some monkeys on the way up. A great workout and an amazing view.

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Thank MahaElKhalil
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Short drive from aonang, not far from krabi town. Peaceful and calm temple. Climb up over 1000 steps to enjoy the view. We didn't do the climb and I kindda regretted after seeing all these nice photos. Many many mozzie so don't forget your repellant.

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Thank iwantgoodfoodnow
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Good For workout , Bring a lot of waters and 100 plus or Gatorade , Just remember monkeys are very wild they are hungry , they take everything from you . I left my phone at couch when resting and monkey just grab away and run away but luckily I bait with some fruit apple and monkey drop my phone... More 

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Thank Sai K
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Reviewed 1 week ago

While we had 4 days on Krabi, one of our plans were this temple. Unfortunately during our visit the temple was under reconstruction so we didin´t go in. But we walked around and went into the secluded forest with monks huts and some caves. This was interestin warm-up and after this short (about 1hour) we started to climb on Tiger... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago

happy to come back to this site although the weather was hot. come in track shoes and light clothing. the first steep trek up can be challenging but as soon catch breathe, continue soonest

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Even though the place is a temple for monks as a first priority, the staircase is the main attraction. You cannot enter the holy grounds when wearing shorts or a tank top (you need to cover your thighs and shoulders). No biggie, you can rent a sarong at the bottom for a small charge. I recommend to first visit the... More 

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