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We walked the entire way. Quite a hike. Be sure to stop and meditate at the 8th level. If you make it to the ninth level go past the Buddha and the buildings. There are stairs down to the river. Take a lunch and enjoy...More
If you are in the area this Wat is a must; it is a newish Wat but totally different from others we visited. There are some exceedingly interesting Buddhas and a wax figure of a departed monk which was so real that he was spooky....More
If you are ever passing through Thaton - then this Wat is a MUST SEE. From the drive up to the top, to the views over the valley and mountains and the Wat itself - all visually stunning. Easy to spend a couple of hours...More
This wat is on top of a hill overlooking Tha Ton and the river, with a large plain and distant hills . The Myanmar border is on top of a hill about 1 km away. Lovely view, and the inside of the wat is very...More
Last time I walked up the hill to Wat Thaton - this time I went up by motorbike. From the top landing o the Wat you have magnificent views over the countryside - on the inside of the Wat you will see some beautiful artefacts...More
The location o the temple is nice. You have a steadily better view on the surrounding landscape the higher you climb. There are 8 levels with different types of buildings (temple, statues, living areas of monks, meditation hall, etc.). Its worth the visit. Especially the...More