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Visit only in April, May for the full experience.

visit during April or May only if you want to walk down to the temple that's the only time when the... read more

Reviewed 3 December 2018
GoodFood F
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Bangkok, Thailand
highlight of the area

Overall, I was a bit disappointed with our visit to the MON village. I had expected more about the... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2018
JJK106
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Reviewed 3 December 2018

visit during April or May only if you want to walk down to the temple that's the only time when the water was all the way down, or else you will stay on the boat looking at the half-displayed above the water temple.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank GoodFood F
Reviewed 9 September 2018

Overall, I was a bit disappointed with our visit to the MON village. I had expected more about the culture and heritage of the MON ppl. In reality it is not much more that a typical market place. YET the highlight for me was the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank JJK106
Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

Wat Saam Prasob. Accessible via water n road during dry season. Its just a different view from the Wat overlooking the waters. One of the Wats in usual Wat tour packages. 300 THB by boat for 1 Wat and 500 THB by boat for 3...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank prasey
Reviewed 11 February 2018

The boat trip was nice but the temple was mostly submerged from the heavy rains months ago. Not really so exciting.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Dao1949
Reviewed 15 August 2017

If you are in Sangkhlaburi, you should take a boat trip on the lake to see the flooded temples (called sunken temple). About the story: the village and its temples were located in the valley before the dam built a few years ago swallowed up...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank alexbkk2016
Reviewed 19 July 2017

It is not a very exciting trip but something to give about the local life. The prices are published so you not need to go into any bargaining headache. for up to 6 people it is - 300 Baht for 1 temple, 500 Baht for...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank DGSmanila
Reviewed 30 June 2017

This is what it is, a temple which was inundated when the Vajiralongkorn dam was completed 31 years ago creating this lake. The temple and its surrounding village was flooded at that time but the floodwater has now receded and left the ruined temple once...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank jarathome
Reviewed 21 May 2017

To be honest, there's not a whole lot to see. It's nice to be out on the river/lake/reservoir in the early evening, and the boatmen seem to be considerate and helpful. I really like the local Mon and Burmese kids who offer their services as...More

Date of experience: May 2017
2  Thank LH M
Reviewed 15 April 2017

The boat was good and the boatman helpful. Lifejackets were always supplied and it was cool on the lake but the semi submerged temples rather disapointing. There is a lot of steps to the boats from the nearest road. I am 83 and found them...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank ge0f
Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

It's a good place to do a sight seeing. You need to take a boat around. The price should be about 300-500 bath for 3 temples. It was a town once before construct the dam.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank KumpaSam
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