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Overall, I was a bit disappointed with our visit to the MON village. I had expected more about the... read more

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Wat Saam Prasob

Wat Saam Prasob. Accessible via water n road during dry season. Its just a different view from the... read more

Reviewed June 6, 2018
Prasey M
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Sangkhla Buri, Thailand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Overall, I was a bit disappointed with our visit to the MON village. I had expected more about the culture and heritage of the MON ppl. In reality it is not much more that a typical market place. YET the highlight for me was the...More

1  Thank JJK106
Reviewed June 6, 2018 via mobile

Wat Saam Prasob. Accessible via water n road during dry season. Its just a different view from the Wat overlooking the waters. One of the Wats in usual Wat tour packages. 300 THB by boat for 1 Wat and 500 THB by boat for 3...More

Thank Prasey M
Reviewed February 11, 2018

The boat trip was nice but the temple was mostly submerged from the heavy rains months ago. Not really so exciting.

Thank Dao1949
Reviewed August 15, 2017

If you are in Sangkhlaburi, you should take a boat trip on the lake to see the flooded temples (called sunken temple). About the story: the village and its temples were located in the valley before the dam built a few years ago swallowed up...More

1  Thank alexbkk2016
Reviewed July 19, 2017

It is not a very exciting trip but something to give about the local life. The prices are published so you not need to go into any bargaining headache. for up to 6 people it is - 300 Baht for 1 temple, 500 Baht for...More

1  Thank DGSmanila
Reviewed June 30, 2017

This is what it is, a temple which was inundated when the Vajiralongkorn dam was completed 31 years ago creating this lake. The temple and its surrounding village was flooded at that time but the floodwater has now receded and left the ruined temple once...More

Thank jarathome
Reviewed May 20, 2017

To be honest, there's not a whole lot to see. It's nice to be out on the river/lake/reservoir in the early evening, and the boatmen seem to be considerate and helpful. I really like the local Mon and Burmese kids who offer their services as...More

2  Thank LH M
Reviewed April 14, 2017

The boat was good and the boatman helpful. Lifejackets were always supplied and it was cool on the lake but the semi submerged temples rather disapointing. There is a lot of steps to the boats from the nearest road. I am 83 and found them...More

Thank ge0f
Reviewed December 1, 2016 via mobile

It's a good place to do a sight seeing. You need to take a boat around. The price should be about 300-500 bath for 3 temples. It was a town once before construct the dam.

Thank KumpaSam
Reviewed November 21, 2016 via mobile

Wang Wiwekaram Temple was built in 1953 by the Karen and Mon villagers before the dam was constructed. The temple was submerged however still dear to the local villagers. With the initiation and leadership of Luang Pho Uttama, another temple by two names Wang Wiwekaram...More

3  Thank Charn P
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