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Monkey, City & Sea View, Temple

Ignore the monkeys on the way to the top hill. 396 steps to reach the top hill. Beautiful sea view... read more

Reviewed March 21, 2018
Lee C
via mobile
MONKEYS!

Nice view and lots of monkeys! If you haven't seen any monkeys in Thailand yet, this is the place... read more

Reviewed January 15, 2018
Lorna W
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| Ao Noi, Prachuap Khiri Khan, Thailand
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Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

Ignore the monkeys on the way to the top hill. 396 steps to reach the top hill. Beautiful sea view & city view at the top. There is a small temple on the top as well, Gold in colour.

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Reviewed 15 January 2018

Nice view and lots of monkeys! If you haven't seen any monkeys in Thailand yet, this is the place to go! Just be wary and don't get too close!

Thank Lorna W
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Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

A good exercise to the top. Be very carefully of the monkeys. They will just snatched away what they like. Try not to hold anything in hand and keep everything in bag especially your camera or phone. Once at the top the view is gorgeous...More

Thank Joe N
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Reviewed 7 July 2017

Kho Chong Kra Chok was given the nickname "Monkey Mountain", and that's no lie. If you're looking for culture or religion, you should avoid this place. You'll encounter 3 things: (1) a partially destroyed temple (destroyed by the monkeys). (2) a view on the Gulf...More

Thank Michaël P
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Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

We did the climb around 6 pm. There were nobody, just us and way too many monkeys. I like monkeys but monkeys here can be quite intimidating. We had no food so they did not try to snatch anything from us. Some just sit on...More

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Reviewed 20 May 2017

Good Place for Viewing the entire area of Prachuap Bay. However, monkeys in the area are quite wild and not friendly. They may come after your personal belongings, so pay attention to them when be there.

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Reviewed 23 February 2017

Excellent views once you get to the top but my advice to anyone who is going to do this is to do it early in the morning or just before sunset as I did this at midday never again I was absolutely soaking in sweat...More

Thank tunsh
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Reviewed 15 February 2017

This is a really beautiful place with lovely views and nice sounding temple bell. It is hard to enjoy the beauty though as the macaques can be quite aggressive and try to snatch cameras etc. We visited on dawn and they certainly were very active,...More

Thank HelsinkiBunny
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Reviewed 2 October 2016

Well worth the steps. The 360 degree views are stunning. If you don't take food the monkeys will not bother you.

Thank Pete11011
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Reviewed 26 September 2016

This sight is known locally as Monkey Mountain, which is a very fitting name! We arrived at the base of the small mountain at 6am in the hopes of watching the sunrise. We were immediately please to see a lot of monkeys on the road...More

Thank daniellefuller283
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