Huay Mongkol Temple

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Luang Por Thuat, a large Buddha image with a lap width of 9.9 meters, 11.5 meters high, and a 3-storey base.

Not far away is a sculpture of Luang Por Thuat, carved from a large Takhianthong wood that is open for the public to enter.

Up here is also another good viewpoint of Prachuap Khiri Khan which reveals the intricate view of the Tanao Sri Mountain Range that separates the border between Thailand and Myanmar.

Luang Por Thuat, a large Buddha image with a lap width of 9.9 meters, 11.5 meters high, and a 3-storey base. The first floor is 70 meters wide, 70 meters long, standing majestically against the horizon.

Go the centre of the temple, look up and you will feel his aura extending down to the people who believe in goodness and his teachings that have been left for future generations to carry on.

Huay Mongkol Temple enshrined the largest statue of Luang Pho Thuat in the world. It was originally called “Wat Huai Khot”, located in Ban Huai Khot Community, Thap Tai Sub-district, Hua Hin District, Prachuap Khiri Khan. Later, the King gave a new name to this temple, from Huai Khot as Huai Mongkhon.

Because when he came to this temple, the idea was to build a new road, from dirt road to paved road by giving the same name as the name of the temple.

Admission: Free.

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