Wat Tham Khao Noi

Wat Tham Khao Noi is located next to Wat Tham Sua. The style of this temple is really unique due to Chinese-style architecture from more than a decade, known as Mahayana style. There are only two temples in Kanchanaburi decorating with Chinese architecture (The other one is Wat Ta Wararam). With beautiful architecture, there are visitors comes to visit the temple over time. This temple is situated in Tha Muang District, where visitors can stop over before arriving in the city of Kanchanaburi.

Wat Tham Khao Noi is a temple from Mahayana sect. It was built in 1881, and a Chinese monk named Luang Pu Haeng (Kak Neng) is the first monk in the temple. After that, there are monks from Anam Sect to take care about until today.

As mention before, this temple is decorated in Chinese style, so architecture, Buddha Image, and arts in the temple are all in Chinese style. On the ground floor of the temple, there is Phra Sangkachai, a Chinese deity statue, enshrined. Phra Sangkachai is believed that he will be the one who reach the enlightenment in the future. The Body of this Buddha Image is round and has smiling face, which imply to happiness all the time. On the corridor there are also several respecting Chinese deity statues enshired. To go to up stair, visitors need to walk through the spiral staircase, which reach to the center of sever-tiered of the pagoda.

Wat Tham Sua Khao Noi is situated at the hill top of Tumbon Tha Muang (Tha Muang Suburb), 5 kilometers from Mae Klong Dam. Its location is not too far from Kanchcnaburi City, only about 12 kilometers, so visitors can stop over here for either come to Kanchanaburi or leave to Bangkok. Visitors from the city can rent a motorcycle or hop a Songthaew (Baht Bus) to visit here.



Attractions Nearby
Far from here about: 0.1 km.
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Wat Tham Sua is one of famous temples in Kanchanaburi. Those who are coming to visit this temple will see a beautiful Buddha image from far away because, in this temple, there is the largest Buddha Image in Kanchanaburi located. Apart from respecting to the Buddha Image, visitors also come here in order to make a respect to holy relics in Ketkaew Prasat Chedi. This temple is situated in Tha Muang District, where visitors can stop over before arriving in the city of Kanchanaburi. Note, Wat Tham Sua (Tiger Cave Temple) is not Tiger Temple (Wat Pa Luang Ta Bua).
Restaurants Nearby
Far from here about: 7.6 km.
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Krua Lung Rat Restaurant is a well-known restaurant in Tha Muang district, Kanchanaburi. With delicious dishes served and inexpensive price, there are a number of (Thai) customers recommending this restaurant when visiting this area. Local Thai food is the main type that customers can order in this restaurant.
Far from here about: 9.3 km.
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Ob-Oon House is a famous bakery shop in the city center of Kanchanaburi. Customers often come here to have cake or bakery and chill around with free WiFi provided. Ice-cream, coffee, and soft drinks are offered in the shop. Those who would like to have a lunch in this shop can also order a meal as well. This place can be seen as an interesting place for relaxing and eating something not too much in Kanchanaburi city.
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