Overview

Wat Tham Sua is a Buddhist temple located at the top of a cliff with peaceful and spiritual ambiance.

Description

Located on the top of a mountain, Wat Tham Sua is a Buddhist temple that takes 1,237 stairs to reach. The place is sacred, and people come all the way up to make offerings and get blessings of Lord Buddha. You will find several monks meditating inside the temple. The location is serene with beautiful views from the top overlooking the whole island. In ancient times when saints used to meditate inside these caves, they saw tigers roaming around, thus the name Tiger Cave Temple. A poised atmosphere where monks meditate and pray, the premises holds a powerful soothing vibe. On your way to the temple, you'll find souvenir stalls shopping counters where you can buy Thai jewelry and even create your own amulet. Though it's not easy to climb that many stairs which are mostly steep but once you reach the top, the magnificent top views wouldn't want you to leave the place.

Schedule

Timings
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Good to know

  • It takes almost an hour and half of walking and climbing steep stairs. If you are not physically fit, this activity is not recommended for you. The temple premise is sacred and proper attire must be worn. Sleeveless and short clothes are not allowed. If you come unprepared, there are stalls that provide scarfs and wraps.

Address

Krabi Noi, Mueang Krabi District, Krabi 81000, Thailand

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