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Phra Prang Sam Yot

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Wichayen Road, Lop Buri, Thailand
+66 96 657 0279
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Monkey Temple

Monkeys have control over this area in centre of town. A well preserved site which is easy to find... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Russell P
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As you would expect a bit of tourism but fun still

The site itself is amazing you can see the temple as it was from the ruins. Yes Monkeys are in... read more

Reviewed 8 May 2018
badgermc
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Welwyn, United Kingdom
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Wichayen Road, Lop Buri, Thailand
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+66 96 657 0279
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Monkeys have control over this area in centre of town. A well preserved site which is easy to find, more work is being done at the site. Grills are on windows and doors so tourists aren’t annoyed inside by the monkeys who have control of...More

Thank Russell P
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Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

The site itself is amazing you can see the temple as it was from the ruins. Yes Monkeys are in control of this site, a guide wants to sell you fruit drinks to give to the monkeys which is kinda fun when the little ones...More

Thank badgermc
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Reviewed 22 April 2018

If you like monkeys, Phra Prang Sam Yot is the place for you. They are everywhere at this temple; in the trees, in the fountain, sun-bathing on the ruins, climbing on the fences and benches, and yes - they will climb on you if you...More

Thank KiwiClogs
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Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

Amazingly well preserved ruin in the central of town where monkeys spread all over the road a block away from the temple. It is dated back to King Jayavarman 7th of Khmer reign. With Bayon architecture, it looks pretty much resemblance to the tower of...More

Thank Chul S
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

The monkeys were in abundance, some were curious, but mostly not that interested in interacting with us. We did have a couple of the younger ones (teenagers?) climb up to our shoulders to say hello, but after a couple of gentle spins and bows, they...More

Thank ecj2014
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Reviewed 9 January 2018

Small and very nice old temple, with many monkeys playing around it. we were there on the weekend so there were many tourists. The monkeys like to play with them and the tourists feed them with food that you buy locally.

Thank Puka8
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Reviewed 31 December 2017

We were here on 26 Nov 17 for the annual Monkey festival held usually on the last weekend of November. However to our dismay we were told by the ticketing counter that it's cancelled with no explanation given (but of course with the language barrier,...More

Thank yEeVoNy25
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Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

The temple itself is amazing in its architecture and decoration. I did the cumulative ticket that provided me entry to 2 temples and two palaces; totally worth it! Many tourist come here for the monkeys. They reign here and can be pretty vicious, especially the...More

Thank Mirko G
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Reviewed 23 October 2017

This is another oldest ancient site in the country. It was sit in the middle of the Lopburi town. Next to the site it is a high respect shrine where is the local come to pay respect. When you are in this area beware the...More

Thank kinglear13
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Reviewed 8 August 2017

There are a lot of monkeys , they are very funny and lovely . around there have a big street market for shoping.

Thank Marina Yoga A
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mattwegner
13 November 2017|
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Response from David B | Reviewed this property |
It will be held on 25 and 26 November this year as usual.
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faizzuki
11 July 2017|
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Response from TravelDocD | Reviewed this property |
Last Time I remember was 50 THB (US$2) Wear polite clothing and not carry a large purse or bags that the monkeys will grab and a fight you for, you will not win! LOL...seriously! Have fun
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faizzuki
10 July 2017|
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Response from David B | Reviewed this property |
When you come out of Lop Buri Railway Station turn left. The Temple is three blocks up the street. It is about a 10 minute walk. Or you can catch a taxi from the railway station, or a sang taew, which is a two bench pick... More
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