Route No.2 — Krabi Temples
Go this medium-distance route to see the most beautiful temples in the vicinity of Ao Nang and Krabi Town. The final destination closing this route is the Tiger Temple, the most famous and prominent temple of the Krabi province.
Distance ~ 33 km
Travel Time ~ 4 hours
Newly built in 2015, this temple rests on the top of the hill offering marvellous Ao Nang views.
This Buddhist monastery is not widely known, especially among tourists. This, and its location deep in the forest, make it a very tranquil and quiet place.
Wat Sai Thai is an ancient Buddhist temple on the way from Ao Nang to Krabi Town. The large reclining Buddha grasps every tourist’s attention in the first place. An inquisitive traveller can get familiar with the monks’ life style and ring the ancient brass bell. The temple also comprises an operating crematorium.
Wat Kaew Korawaram otherwise called the White Temple is a large temple complex situated in the centre of Krabi Town. The very snow white main building, Buddha statues, old cementary, small lake and monk’s quarters are all worth seeing.
Crab Statue in Krabi Town
Standing in the embankment, the Crab and Eagle statues are the most famous tourist attractions of Krabi Town. One could hardly find a better meeting point. Pictures taken against the background of these widely-known Krabi province capital sight seeings are a must have souvenir!
This temple complex is believed to be the most tremendous and beautiful amongst numerous Buddhist relics of Krabi province. A visitor will appreciate Buddhist temples neighbouring with the Chinese ones as well as limestone caves. The hilltop temple is a true pearl of this place. To get there, one has to go up 1,237 stairs. The amazingly fantastic view will become a reward. Both amongst tourists and natives, this place is believed to be an unparallelled sunrise and sunset viewpoint. The temple complex is densely inhabited by countless monkeys that are so much fun to feed. The temple shops have snacks and souvenirs to offer.