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Hard work but worth the effort

Fortunately it was a cool day and we bought water at the bottom before the climb. The climb is very... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2017
Udon Thani, Thailand
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It's huge and amazing

i went to this place 2 times, the cave is very large but you have to walk through long and high... read more

Reviewed 18 March 2017
Loei, Thailand
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Erawan, Thailand
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Reviewed 10 March 2018

Nice place to visit. Takes some effort to get up, but resting areas are provided if needed on your way up the 600 steps. Do carry proper footwear, as the steps are dodgy in some areas, and inside the cave it can get slippery. Marvelous...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Guy P
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Fortunately it was a cool day and we bought water at the bottom before the climb. The climb is very difficult, 611 steps but fortunately the climb is broken by places with seats to rest. After making the climb, you are greeted by the Buddha...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Vmunday
Reviewed 18 March 2017

i went to this place 2 times, the cave is very large but you have to walk through long and high stair. Not much tourist, feel good.

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank prem726
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Located in Loei off Hwy 210 lies this sacred cave with a large sitting Buddha overlooking the limestone karsts in the district.. A small market at the base to stock up with fluids is required before you start to climb the hundreds of steps to...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank RoryE
Reviewed 11 September 2016

The scenery from the top is stunning. 600 steps..???..felt like a thousand!! We didn't go down the cave but really enjoyed experience..

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank algdubai
Reviewed 25 December 2015

I visited this attraction with local friends who advised to go there early as to avoid the crowds. Had breakfast at restaurant but terrible dried out chicken not good. Less than hygienic toilets, could do with a clean About 600 hundred steps up to the...More

Date of experience: December 2015
1  Thank Peter C
Reviewed 21 March 2015

We drove from Loei. Once again on this trip, google maps let us down. It directed us down route 2138. Not once was there a sign for this famous temple on that road so we knew we were in trouble. It then told us we'd...More

Date of experience: March 2015
2  Thank BredburyBlue
Reviewed 23 February 2015

This buddha monument is placed to the entrance of a cave which is perched on top of a hill. There is in excess of 600 steps to negotiate before you get there so do not attempt this unless you are of reasonable fitness. On the...More

Date of experience: October 2014
1  Thank plugger14
Reviewed 25 December 2014

The Erawan Cave is around 55kms from Loei - an easy drive of just under an hour. Take the main road south out of Loei and then at Wang Sapung turn left towards Nong Bua Lamphu. After around 30 kms keep an eye out for...More

Date of experience: December 2014
1  Thank 1North
Reviewed 30 March 2013

It's a hike up to the Buddha statue at the entrance to the cave, especially when it's hot, but to me it was worth it. The air inside is cool, the trail is walkable and well lit, and the light coming through from the hole...More

Date of experience: March 2013
1  Thank Fred L
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