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Not for those looking for any exciting fight and knight on white horse. It was a peaceful temple... read more

Reviewed 30 December 2017
RonL1219
Horse riding abbot of Wat Tam Pa Ar-Cha Thong

The Golden Horse Monastery was renown for its mission to take in orphans and troubled youth, teach... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2017
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Reviewed 30 December 2017

Not for those looking for any exciting fight and knight on white horse. It was a peaceful temple which really belong to the mountain people. Have great affinity to meet the abbot of the temple, Phra Khru Bah Neua Chai Kositto, who is actually suffering...More

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Reviewed 30 July 2017

The Golden Horse Monastery was renown for its mission to take in orphans and troubled youth, teach them martial arts and how to ride horses, and bring them into good stature within themselves. About 15 years ago I saw a movie of this abbott and...More

1  Thank mettadana
Reviewed 22 February 2016

Riding the horse to do " Bin Tha Bat " is only one way from the temple to the people around the hill tribe.

Thank Wittaya C
Reviewed 20 February 2016 via mobile

I expected to see something more amazing than this. Actually it was ok, the monks rode the horses to get food but what I really didn't like are 1. It's kind of business-Buddhism. 2. The food we bought they were sold before. It's like re...More

Thank Patt S
Reviewed 11 November 2014

I have heard about this temple before I went there. Monks have to ride horse to the village because the temple is on the hill. When we went there, monk rode a horse back to the temple. We gave food to monk on a horse....More

1  Thank Jeungnee
Reviewed 19 June 2014

When this temple was featured in the second edition of Unseen Thailand (2004), we imagined a peaceful forest monastery where monks, horse-riding to collect alms from one remote minority village to the next, lived in moderation. A decade later we finally had a chance to...More

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