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Nice statue but a bit lonely

The golden Buddha is easily accessible from Hua Hin and is at the bottom of Wat Khao Takiap or... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Heebeejeebee
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Intergalactic Cruise
Ok view, but somewhat neglected

We walked from the Amari Resort, nice walk, once reached the monument, rather neglected area... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Fay J
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Melbourne
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The golden Buddha is easily accessible from Hua Hin and is at the bottom of Wat Khao Takiap or Monkey Mountain. It’s a little neglected and there's not a lot else there apart from a couple of tatty stalls not selling very much. It can...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We walked from the Amari Resort, nice walk, once reached the monument, rather neglected area, rubbish strewn around, could be made to be more attractive, would be more of an icon not an eye saw, but ok for a quick look, being careful of the...More

Thank Fay J
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you like visiting temples around Thailand, this will be a good choice as it is rather easy to get to from Hua Hin.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This nice golden Buddha statue is located at the bottom of Wat Khao Takiap or Monkey Hills. It’s a nice standing Buddha statue about 20 meter height at Khao takiap near the beach. The location is wonderful and was also fun to see the monkeys...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Plenty of stairs to climb to watch the view. Temple is located at promontory, which serves as a good location for sight viewing.

Thank stevetanchinleong
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Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

Interesting for a 1 hour visit. It’s all a little run down and a bit sad ! But the statue is impressive and worth seeing. It was nice to see the monkeys playing and roaming free. We had no issues with the monkeys - they...More

Thank Paulade
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Reviewed 26 June 2018

Situated approximately 8km from Hua Hin, about a 1.5-hour walk along the shoreline from the Hua Hin piers. A nice place to visit if you want a walking goal. It is a spectacular statue. Watch out for the monkeys, the place is overrun with them....More

Thank gordonj258
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Reviewed 28 May 2018

Walk along the beach towards the Budha statue and see a view towards Hua hin which is very special. Great photo opportunities but the surroundings are run down and badly need some TLC. Watch out for the cheeky and sometimes aggressive monkeys. Staff at the...More

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Reviewed 25 May 2018

Would not loose any sleep if you were not able to see this right. It really was not worth the effort.

Thank Brenton K
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Reviewed 23 May 2018

wonderful location, near the beach. quiet end stretch of Hua hin beachline. short walk up the small hill. Quiet place. great for pics

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