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Tiger Temple ( Wat Pa luang Ta Bua) - CLOSED

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Tiger Temple

The Tiger Temple is a very controversial place that is often criticised for its "commercialisation... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2017
Sydney, Australia

Nice place with a good view but not amazing !! Lot of step to walk to go upstairs. It's really... read more

Reviewed 18 April 2017
Guillaume C
Bangkok, Thailand
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Reviewed 29 August 2017

If you love animals or have any empathy for animals at all don't go here! Animals are drugged and there is obviously things happening behind the scenes that are very unethical put your money into rehabilitation projects or sanctuaries. If all you care about is...More

10  Thank Charlotte K
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

I deeply regret visiting. I thought they were a reputable place to view beautiful tigers but they are obviously heavily drugged and the tour operators and monks just can't be trusted, not when so much money is at stake. Honestly not worth having this experience...More

8  Thank KylieH3
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

It is black business for wildlife. I believe it is closed by DNP and turn to be rehabilitation for poached wildlife. This is unsure info, need to be checked

7  Thank NokiStyle
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

Excellent trip, just a hours drive from Bangkok easy to find, very good experience. Staff are friendly / professional & explain safety procedures. Tigers are all very well looked after & Taken care of. 3rd time I've been.

1  Thank Passport718317
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

An awful experience. The tigers you see are quite obviously drugged. There are actually 147 tigers on site most of whom you don't see. The others are caged up in conditions that make a human prisons seem like a dream. Admittedly the tigers you see...More

10  Thank kmacrae
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

The river Kwai, tiger temple and the elephant park are a great way to spend a day. Book a tour or negotiate a taxi, no more than 1500 baht round trip by taxi. I enjoyed it all. The River Kwai is a glimpse into the...More

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Reviewed 25 May 2017

My wife and I spent a week in Thailand both Bangkok and Phuket in which we went on multiple tours and out of all the tours we did, we found that the Tiger Temple experience was by far the best! We selected the STG package...More

5  Thank ChristopherF2240
Reviewed 23 May 2017

The Tiger Temple is a very controversial place that is often criticised for its "commercialisation" of tigers. However, critics must realise that there is absolutely NOWHERE else for these tigers to go - their habitat throughout South East Asia has been so severely taken over...More

8  Thank Katie1108
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Nice place with a good view but not amazing !! Lot of step to walk to go upstairs. It's really nice to do and to see all of the things. Also a nice little market at the entrance.

Thank Guillaume C
Reviewed 12 April 2017

i spent an amazing time at the tiger temple, but it only opens for specific hours every day so you have to hurry and see the tigers, also most of the tigers are sleep when they let you in and you have to approach them...More

1  Thank mngasem
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