Tham Sua, Amphoe Muang This
temple, also known as "tiger cave," is only 3 km
from Krabi. The inside of this cave features tiger prints
captured in stone, and is in the middle of a lush forest,
with enormous, ancient trees. As well as serving as a temple,
this site is also very significant archaeologically,
as many artifacts have been found on the premises, including
tools, pottery, and the mold for the Buddha's footprint. In
addition, there are several other caves and points of interest
in the surrounding hills.
How to get there: Being
so close to the town makes this an easy day-trip, and there
is plenty of transportation available.
Klong Thom Museum,
Amphoe Klong Thom
museum, created from the finds of archaeological digs in the
area, particularly at Khuan Luk Pat, is located at km 69.5
on Phetchakasem Highway, near the district office at Khlong
Although a relatively small structure, this museum has an
impressive and varied collection of artifacts, dating back
for thousands of years, including stone tools, stone and ceramic
ornaments in animal shapes, and religious beads.
How to get there: The museum is serviced by public
buses, and there are also a number of day tours that combine
the museum with many of the nearby attractions.