Thum Khao Luang Cave in Petchaburi Thailand. by KanyaBotan.

Thum Khao Luang Cave is in Muang district in Petchaburi Thailand. About 5 km away from Khao Wang Palace. Located in Khao Luang Hill with a height of 92 meters. Inside the cave is beautiful stalactites and stalagmites. The highlight of this is the Solar that emit into the cave. Open daily from 08.00-17.00 hrs. The stairs for walk up and down to the cave is concrete.  The surrounding area has many monkeys live in groups. With the hot weather Some monkeys were playing happily in the pool. Some monkeys were dismantled roof Buildings littered. Vendors who sell food [fruits] said, here are six masses monkeys. Herd on hill not to come here. If visitors can buy food to the monkeys. Her suggested that to take to the monkeys  masses on the hill also.

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King RAMA 4 which he has sight of the beauty of Khao Luang Cave area, so ordered, let’s build concrete stairs approximately 10 meters. Later, the demolition rebuilt in the reign of the fifth. King RAMA 5 was ordered to create Buddha to give a royal charity dear father, King Rama 4 had came here and like this cave too much. Buddha this rebuilding There is one figure that’s him like to seal the 1-5 reigns at the base, also many the restoration of the ancient Buddha in this cave too. King RAMA 5 say about this Khao Luang Cave  “There is a magnificent cave with stalagmites and stalactites across. The channels are wider at the sun into the rock. Causing a variety of colors inside. A hollow rock at the bay. The air is cool and damp. You can see the beauty inside every nook and cranny. ”


Luang Phor Toh is Buddha Statue in Cave’s Hall and another Buddha statues are all 170 Buddha Statues. Reclining Buddha 6 meters. and small and big pagodas in the cave’s hall. Inside the cave have the nuns for take care and cleaning. Tourists who come to pay homage to Luang Phor Toh by the water must hold back out of the cave for have no garbage in the cave.

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Map and click here for larger map

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by KanyaBotan

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