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“Very impressive”
Review of Wat Khao Tham

Wat Khao Tham
Ban Phe, Rayong
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136 reviews
66 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“Very impressive”
Reviewed July 10, 2014

This is a very old Wat that is beautifully refurbished. I visited on my birthday and received a nice blessing from the monks.

Visited July 2014
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Toronto
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58 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
“Amazing Sunset”
Reviewed December 26, 2013 via mobile

Be sure to drive up here for a truly stunning sunset. There's a huge rock to sit on that overlooks the jungle/village and a huge expanse of water. Sit in silence and enjoy the serenity. Come earlier in the day to stroll the leafy grounds and see the temples. Just be aware that from the 10th-20th every month there is a silent meditation retreat so the foreigners you see will probably be in silence. :)

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2 Thank Bronwyn17
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Steilacoom, Washington
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262 reviews
129 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
“An Authentic Buddhist Monastery”
Reviewed December 11, 2012

A lovely gem of serenity minutes away from the madness of the commercial part of the island. One of the best places for Westerners to discover the essence of vipassana meditation.

Visited December 2012
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Stockholm, Sweden
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12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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“A good walk and a magnificent view”
Reviewed August 2, 2012

Once you finally make it to the temple on top of the mountain the reward is amazing. The view over Ban Tai is phenomenal. On a clear day you can see Samui, and Ang Thong as well. Be respectful tho, it is a monastery and a retreat for mediationers.

Visited July 2012
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