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“It's not that interesting.”

Tham Khao Luang Cave
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Private Petchaburi Half-Day Tour from Hua Hin
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Hua Hin Swiss Sheep Farm and Khao Luang Cave Tour Including Lunch
Ranked #1 of 23 things to do in Phetchaburi
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Reviewed March 9, 2013

This attraction is fairly dull really. Once you struggle down to the floor of the "cave" you are confronted with lots of concrete. The "cave" is really an ancient subterranean river that has changed its course. There are lots of Buddhas in there and a statue of a 'hermit". Its unusual that this place is run by Buddhist Nuns. Not seen very often. Their attitude to men is not very good. Then you climb back up top. There are lots of monkeys about but you are warned not to make eye contact with them. The toilet "facilities" in the carpark are disgustingly filthy. Don't use them.
You need to be fairly fit to do this place!

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Reviewed September 3, 2012

There are better caves and things to do in Phetchaburi. The caves aren't to impressive, filled with concrete, odd statues. The parking lot in front is enormous but empty. it seems the city invested a lot in an attraction, which is not that big. To complete the desc, there are two main caves once can visit.

Thank Wolszczak
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Reviewed May 29, 2012

This is a cave that was turned into a temple. There are a number of Buddha, including a large reclining Buddha, and other religious relics located inside. Reasonably safe stairs take you into the cave.
There are a number of monkeys near the entrance, and bananas to purchase to give to them. The banana sellers offered to get the monkeys to do some tricks but we declined.
Also at the entrance are some guides. For $5 they will take you into the cave and provide an okay explanation. For the price it's probably worth it.
This place is worth a trip if you are visiting the other attractions in Phetchaburi.

3  Thank Mike W
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Reviewed April 8, 2012

The atmosphere early boring - before buses arrive - is calm and spiritual. Especially when the first light beam are coming thru the upper cave opening. The nuns taking care are very smiling and it's simple interesting watching them in the morning to clean the stair case and ground in front of huge Buddha statue. I return late afternoon and the light is creating with each new time a new atmosphere. Opening is 9 am to 5 pm and try to by either early or late to avoid the crowds.

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