Wat Ban Tham (Dragon Head Cave Temple (Kanchanaburi-Thailand)
Ban Tham Temple is located 13 kilometers south of the Bridge on the River Kwai. Visitors will first have to climb up long stairs and then pass an entrance that resembles a dragon head leading to the cave itself. Inside the head, there are murals showing scenes from Thai classical novels: especially the one where a man called Khun Paen murders a pregnant woman, in order to make her baby his spiritual helper. Once You enter the cave, You can go up the hill to receive a blessing from a monk sitting in a shrine or proceed to the top in order to see the surrounding rice fields. Note that You should take off Your shoes once You enter the temple.
Category: Temple- church- mosque, Kanchanaburi što posjetiti, Must visit, Things to do in Thailand,
Khao Noi, Tha Muang District, Kanchanaburi 71110, Thailand
13.969659, 099.577537 (13°58’10.8″N, 099°34’39.1″E)
GPS Coordinates: 13.969659, 099.577537 (13°58’10.8″N, 099°34’39.1″E)
The Ban Tham Temple is located aroun 13km south of the Bridge on the river Kwai. It is best to get there by taxi or to rent a motorbike, which is a popular option because of the low price (have in mind that motorbikes are not insured).
Address: Khao Noi, Tha Muang District, Kanchanaburi 71110, Thailand
If you are driving with a car, show this translation to the taxi driver:
ช่วยพาไปส่งที่สวนน้ำพัทยา ปาร์ค ที่ตรงหาดจอมเทียนด้วยครับ/ค่ะ
You must also show to the taxi driver that he must turn on the taximeter:
Please, can you tell me how to find this sight:
ช่วยบอกทางไปสวนน้ำพัทยา ปาร์ค ที่ตรงหาดจอมเทียนด้วยครับ/ค่ะ
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