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Monkey Temple

Aka the monkey temple. This ancient temple is full of monkeys, you can buy some peanut and feed... read more

Reviewed 9 January 2018
Lenny T
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The Temple, Monkeys, Stairway and the Turtle Cave

This temple is located north of Chiang Rai province. Upon entering the gate of the temple, dozens... read more

Reviewed 31 December 2017
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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8 Jan 2018
“Monkey Temple”
31 Dec 2017
“The Temple, Monkeys, Stairway and the Turtle Cave”
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
Chiang Rai 57000, Thailand
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Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

The temple is crowded with humans and monkeys. As with all monkey enclaves in temples and parks, they have grown used to human generosity and have became fat and aggressive. A big fight broke up between the different gangs of monkeys cut short our climb...More

Thank zacc353
Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

Aka the monkey temple. This ancient temple is full of monkeys, you can buy some peanut and feed them. Don't bring alot your backpack or handbag as the monkeys will think you have food in it and will attack you.

Thank Lenny T
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

This temple is located north of Chiang Rai province. Upon entering the gate of the temple, dozens of monkey waiting to play and to feed them. But be cautious as some monkeys are aggressive, please mind your belongings too as they can grab them and...More

Thank Ean_Pavlo26
Reviewed 8 December 2017

WHEN my longtailed boat from Chiang Rai grounded on the river bank and I carefully hopped off on to dry land I had no real idea what to expect. But I followed my boatman's directions and made my way across a sandy area under trees...More

Thank singhasam
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

The temple is about 20 minutes from Chiang Rai. On the way you will see another temple, under renovation, keep going. Free entry, big parking nearby the river and free toilet. The modest cave hosts some Buddas. Going around the hill is possible to explore...More

Thank FKine
Reviewed 13 December 2016

The Buddah's in the cave are over 2000 years old - and very impressive - but be sure to walk around outside - as you descend from the stairs turn left and at the water's edge take the path to the left keep looking left...More

Thank jonomad1
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Easy bike ride through lovely countryside to this out of the way temple. People were very friendly and chatty. Temple was interesting in the cave but there are a lot of bats.

Thank Sophie A
Reviewed 12 June 2016

we have seen a few Buddha's in my time and this one was old and not that fantastic to look at but was interrestng being stuck up so high in a cave. The steps to the cave are quite steep and then you just have...More

Thank TomandCaz
Reviewed 9 March 2016 via mobile

Bicycled out here. Very scenic at caves by the Kok River. Very chill place, not many tourists but more locals. Bamboo huts on the river opposite Chiang Rai beach great for a feed for lunch etc. Highly recommend

Thank 261jonnym
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