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Monkeys. Period.

Kho Chong Kra Chok was given the nickname "Monkey Mountain", and that's no lie. If you're looking... read more

Reviewed 7 July 2017
Michaël P
,
Londerzeel, Belgium
Monkeys Monkeys lots of Monkeys

We did the climb around 6 pm. There were nobody, just us and way too many monkeys. I like monkeys... read more

Reviewed 26 May 2017
annesunisa
,
Bangkok
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  • Excellent29%
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  • Average21%
  • Poor7%
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“midday” (2 reviews)
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| Ao Noi, Prachuap Khiri Khan, Thailand
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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

Thank Michaël P
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

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.

Thank bbank1
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

Thank tunsh
Reviewed 14 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

Thank HelsinkiBunny
Reviewed 1 October 2016

Well worth the steps. The 360 degree views are stunning. If you don't take food the monkeys will not bother you.

Thank Pete11011
Reviewed 26 September 2016

This sight is known locally as Monkey Mountain, which is a very fitting name! We arrived at the base of the small mountain at 6am in the hopes of watching the sunrise. We were immediately please to see a lot of monkeys on the road...More

Thank daniellefuller283
Reviewed 26 July 2016

On our first morning in Prachuap Kirikhan we decided to visit the hilltop temple of Khao Chong Krachok at the northern end of the town centre. The municipal park, boarding streets and the hillside itself is also home to what seems like hundreds of monkeys....More

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 24 July 2016

We had some trouble initially figuring out where the entrance to the temple is if you're driving yourself. I think we ended up parking in a nearby parking lot sort of across the road. As soon as you get out, you will be accosted by...More

Thank LazyRose
Reviewed 19 March 2016 via mobile

You don't have to be fit to climb the stairs - takes 10minutes (if not less), to reach the top. The monkeys can be quite aggressive - I held my 3 year old on my hip the whole way up just in case. Best tip...More

Thank Christina T
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