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Wat Bang Riang

4, Bang Riang sub-district, Thap Put, Thailand
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Spectacular Views

Wat Bang Riang is a spectacular Temple complex on top of Khao Lan Mountain in Thap Put which is in... read more

Reviewed 15 April 2018
Cathy&Gary
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South Australia, Australia
Majestic

A slow steep drive to the car park gets you right at the entrance that has dragons the whole length... read more

Reviewed 25 February 2018
WayneAP
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Geelong, Australia
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4, Bang Riang sub-district, Thap Put, Thailand
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Reviewed 15 April 2018

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

Thank Cathy&Gary
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Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

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

Thank WayneAP
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Reviewed 16 July 2017

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

Thank Stewart W
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Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

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.

Thank pianocello
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Reviewed 15 March 2017

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

Thank Shontal5
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Reviewed 21 August 2015

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

Thank Gerard M
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Reviewed 1 July 2015

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

Thank Dazza1313
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Reviewed 17 May 2015

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

Thank Bariloche-61
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Reviewed 19 December 2014

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

Thank Domek7
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Reviewed 17 November 2014 via mobile

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

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Gheefrenchie
3 September 2017|
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Response from Stewart W | Reviewed this property |
I think you will need to hire a car and driver as I suspect very few organised tours from Krabi would go to this area.
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