The dhamma retreat, Tiger Cave Temple, Krabi
query_builder 1 October 2021


If anyone has visited Krabi, do not forget to see the beauty of "Wat Tham Sua", a sacred place that has been respected by Krabi people for a long time. Wat Tham Sua was founded by Luang Por Chamnian in 1975 as a place to practice Vipassana Meditation which in the past was named "Na Ching Monastery" and changed to "Wat Tham Suea" in 1990 until the present.

Highlight of Wat Tham Suea is the sea of fog in the morning. To admire the beauty of the sea of fog, you must walk up a total of 1,237 steps to the top of the mountain. When you reach the top, you will see a spectacular 360-degree view around the city. Even though walking up the mountain is quite difficult, this viewpoint is still frequented by many tourists.

Tiger Cave Temple is located about 9 kilometers from Krabi town in the area of ​​Ban Tham Suea, Krabi Noi Sub-district, Mueang District, Krabi Province, the temple area is approximately 200 rai, comprising flat areas, valleys and mountain peaks. From Krabi town turn left at Talat Kao intersection and take the Petchkasem Road (Highway 4) Nuea Khlong District route then turn left at Tham Suea T-junction along Rassadon Phatthana Road (Highway 4037) about 2 kilometers, there will be visible indicators directing you in the right direction. The temple is open from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM every day.