Khao Sam Muk

Ko Chang & Eastern Seaboard

Hundreds of rhesus monkeys with greedy eyes and quick hands live on this small hill. Avoid feeding them, as this just makes them more aggressive.

Local folklore says the hill is named after a girl who took her life here after a doomed romance.

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Nearby Ko Chang & Eastern Seaboard attractions

1. Wang Saen Suk


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2. Nezha Sathaizhu Temple

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3. Ang Sila Fish Market


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4. Mangrove Forest Conservation Centre

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5. Ko Loi

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6. Wat Ko Loi

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7. Surasak Montri Suan

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8. Sriracha Clock Tower

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