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Address: Wichayen Road, Lop Buri, Thailand
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Macaques Galore

Of course, the major attraction here (for tourists), is the abundance of Macaques that inhabit this temple, and they are both very amusing, and obliging to be photographed... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Of course, the major attraction here (for tourists), is the abundance of Macaques that inhabit this temple, and they are both very amusing, and obliging to be photographed. However, the prangs themselves should not be ignored, not only for their historic value, but also for the beautiful adornment of stuccoed decorations.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the baby monkeys stole my hair band. The drive was rather long (2-3hours)but we had fun feeding and playing with the monkeys. You will see a no feeding sign but the locals told me it's not a big deal to feed them. Just be careful not to let them swarm you.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lop Buri is a bit far from bangkok about 3 hours, but the travel is worth it. I went to lopburi with my itirenary Which I refer from one of blogsite, it was a ayutthaya & lopburi within a day. In morning I roam Ayutthaya then after lunch Lopburi. 2 hrs is enough to visit the sights of lopburi and... More 

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Kathmandu, Nepal
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you have chance to visit this place on Monkey Festival (usually on last weekend of Nov) than you can get 3-in-1 – colorful festival, ancient temple and blooming sunflower! Sunflower fields are around the town, and blooming season Nov-Feb. The most interesting way to get to Lopburi – by train from Hua Lampong train station in Bangkok or Bang... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's going to be one of those Marmite things, you either love or hate. The temples are, well, similar to many other temples. But it's the monkeys you're going to help you remember the temples. And you're either going to consider the monkeys as a pest that you were constantly worrying about as you wandered around, or a bonus additional... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just beware of your belonging. There are a lot of monkeys here. Then, enjoy visiting this historical spot.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's not everyday you get to just walk around and play with a thousand monkeys. It's a must see temple! It's about a 2 hour trip from Bangkok by taxi costing about 2500 baht. We went on a Thursday afternoon and the entrance was free. Must be careful though. Although they don't really bite, the monkeys can be very sneaky... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's a must see. This temple is at the heart of the town making it easy for tourists to visit. There are souvenir shops and food stalls just around the corner of the streets. The van station is located just outside so transpo isn't difficult for those who wanna go to Bangkok after a short visit. The highlight of this... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Despite its historical importance and abundance of ancient sites; Lopburi is probably best known for its resident monkeys. Yes, monkeys, crab eating macaques, known as macaca fascicularis by those who study these furry little primates. The area just to the north of the train station, in old town, is absolutely infested with them, as is the Khmer era temple, Phra... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is quite interesting to look at from the outside but inside was disappointing and didn't smell too good. Be careful of the monkeys jumping onto your back and pulling your hair. Also keep a close guard on your camera.

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