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Small Cave But Lots to See!

This cave was bigger than I anticipated! We really enjoyed exploring and wandering around. We were... read more

Reviewed 16 February 2017
OppTravelers
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Chandler, AZ
Interesting Cave Temple

This visit to the cave temple was very interesting. We enjoyed going through the cave complex... read more

Reviewed 10 February 2017
Stefan P
via mobile
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10 Feb 2017
“Interesting Cave Temple”
2 Feb 2017
“Good Side Trip”
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3 km south of town, Kanchanaburi, Thailand
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Reviewed 16 February 2017

This cave was bigger than I anticipated! We really enjoyed exploring and wandering around. We were the only ones around! There are bats and hidey holes to see so keep your eyes peeled.

Thank OppTravelers
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

This visit to the cave temple was very interesting. We enjoyed going through the cave complex, although some of the passages are quite narrow and low. It's probably not suitable for anyone too frail or elderly. A reclining Buddha is not far inside from the...More

Thank Stefan P
Reviewed 2 February 2017

This place is not a distinction type visit but it makes a nice side trip when combined with one of the many other attractions in the area.

Thank gary m
Reviewed 19 December 2015

A small cave temple. Was guided through the cave by 2 children still dressed in school uniform. Took pity on them and gave them some money. Nice place to visit, very quiet and peaceful environment in the cave with Buddha statues. Thumbs up to the...More

Thank HCHo13
Reviewed 15 October 2015

Worth a visit, especially for the great views of the river Kwai. We visited as part of the river boat taxi tour from the Kwai bridge. The area is nice and quiet so great fro photo opportunities.

1  Thank fitzybear619
Reviewed 29 August 2015

This cave temple is seldom visited, but worth a trip for the adventurous types. The last chamber is the Crystal Cave, which is covered with crystalized limestone. One especially beautiful formation is in the shape of water flowing into a basin, over three meters tall....More

Thank Wdkingman
Reviewed 14 August 2015

If you have a few minutes to spare in Kanchanaburi don't miss a visit to this Wat. On the South West of the town, on the other side of the river past the ChungKai cemetery. The caves are a little bit disappointing - but only...More

Thank JonCLyon
Reviewed 4 July 2015

as we went there in the last week, i was a bit already tired of seeing themples, this was under ground so it was a bit different to see it. well, not the main thing to go to Kanchanaburi, but worth seeing , thats sure!...More

Thank Samanta S
Reviewed 29 October 2014 via mobile

Took a long boat here from the river Kwai bridge. Thought it would be a snappy 5 minute look and man was I suprised. The stairs are a little steep so allow yourself at least 30 - 45 minutes here to fully appreciate it without...More

2  Thank casperluc
Reviewed 23 October 2014

got here on longtail boat from river kwai bridge, quite scary as the pathways really narrow and deep, did not expect this as we thought we were just going for a boatride,

Thank UK_wendy_woo
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