Located near the crossing with the road to Pala U waterfall, around 10km far away from the city (soi 70, the Wat Huay Mongkol is one of the most popular attractions in Hua Hin area. The temple itself is not so huge but it is...More
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I spent all day walking around the property we had a local with us and she explained the place and what was what. The history and the gardens were fantastic and what the do for the needy people with give food cheap was also fantastic
The Huay Mongkol Temple, known for the Luong Phor Tuad Statue (Big Buddhist Monk Statue) is certainly worth the trip. Not only is the big monk statue breathtaking, it's also lacking a lot of tourists, avoiding the classic tourist traps.
It is easy to reach here by taking "song thaew" from the Hua Hin Railway Station. The 'song thaew" or mini truck station is just located in opposite of 7/11 shop. It cost us 100 bahts per person for a trip back and fro to...More
The thais love this place but from a westerners point of view it was just a different colored Buddha. Was really hot the day we went there so maybe that influences our opinion.
Worth the visit as part of a more extensive tour around Hua Hin and outlying districts. Can be quite hot so pick the right time of day - there are quite a few shaded areas too. Can get busy.
A place to know more about Buddhism. This monk has been very well regards among the thai and others. Apparently, the local pray for safety especially for drivers as mentioned by one of the locals. There is also a nice lake beside /nearby . Worth...More
Great attraction for Temple fans it has a huge Statue of LPT Monk. Well maintained place with plenty of visitors.