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Wat Bang Riang is a spectacular Temple complex on top of Khao Lan Mountain in Thap Put which is in Phang Nga Province and it is well worth the trip.
Towards the top of the mountain you will come across a huge car park, stop...More
A slow steep drive to the car park gets you right at the entrance that has dragons the whole length of the driveway leading up to the Temple.
The 20 Baht entry fee is well worth it, the view overlooking the large statues on the...More
Just short of 5 stars for mine (but not much). Perched high on a small mountain and offers great views back down towards the Phang Nga delta. Very quiet on our visit and extremely peaceful. As far as Wats go this is standard fair but...More
This is one of the more beautiful temples of Southern Thailand. It is only accessible by driving there. Some parts are not maintained well and good fitness is needed if you are to see everything as there is some strenuous walking.
This place is beautiful! Make sure you make a stop at the Ship Temple before you go to the main temple. Its amazing! The temples are beautiful, every detail so intricate, the main temple itself is very beautiful and the monks strictly enforce a dress...More
The temple area is nice! At the lower part is a temple in the shape of a boat. When you go up you will pass three statues, further is a parking lot. From here you can go to the main area: beautiful temple, Buddha-relics inside!...More
Very tranquil as this temple is off the beaten tourist track. The only people we saw were 2 monks at the temple entrance. Amazing views and structures, astonishing how this could have been created. Steep stairs but well worth the trek down. I think I...More
On the top of a hill we found the Wat Bang Riang temple. This is a temple where monks live and we really enjoyed it. Besides the golden Buddha protected by the five headed snake Naga, you also find a link to the Chinese "Goddess...More
Just by reading the descriptions and looking at pictures I'm afraid that most people miss one of the biggest attractions of Wat Bang Riang. Just of the main road ,before you start going uphill to the main complex, turn right ( explore or ask around...More
Like most temples this is located at the top of a hill. The main temple itself is very beautiful and the monks strictly enforce a dress code which is fantastic!
The views are spectacular as are the carvings etc.
The one thing that lets it...More