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23 holy places that promise a connection with nature

March 24, 2014, 1:53 p.m.
Tiger Cave Temple

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Tiger Cave Temple

Wat Tham Suea (Tiger Cave Temple) near Krabi, Thailand rests on top of a limestone cave. Tiger paw prints in the cave hint at this Buddhist temple's history: Legend has it that a monk saw the tigers in the cave while he was meditating. The sweeping view of the forests of the Kiriwong Valley are well worth the 1,272 steps to the summit.