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Great views, tough climb

This was worth a visit, despite the 396 stairs, I know I'm no "spring chicken" but I found the... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2018
John M
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Auckland
MONKEYS!

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

Reviewed 15 January 2018
Lorna W
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Reviewed 22 July 2018

This was worth a visit, despite the 396 stairs, I know I'm no "spring chicken" but I found the climb a bit hard going, and it was hot, but took my time and got to the top, awesome!! There were 10 in our group and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank John M
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.

Date of experience: March 2018
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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!

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Lorna W
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

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Joe N
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

Date of experience: July 2017
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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

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank annesunisa
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.

Date of experience: May 2017
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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

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank tunsh
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

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank HelsinkiBunny
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.

Date of experience: September 2016
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