village is well known for its carefully woven “Mat Mi”. The
art of weaving Mat Mi has been handed down over generations
for more than 135 years. The distinct features of Ban
Kluai’s Mat Mi are its unique pattern and supreme quality.
an area of 30 rai, Wat Khao Wongkhot is situated
approximately 4 kilometers from Ban Mi city. The temple is
built in the middle of three mountains with the Reclining
Buddha enshrined at the foot of Sanam Daeng Mountain.
Visitors are encouraged to stop at a pavilion which keeps
the un-deteriorated body of Charoen Ditsawanno venerable
Bhikku, former abbot of Wat Khao Wongkot who passed away in
compound of Wat Khao Wongkhot is a bat cave which is
considered to be the largest in Lop Buri. With millions of
bats inhabiting the cave, the temple receives substantial
revenues from the sale of bat dung. The bats will fly out of
the cave at 6 p.m. to seek food. It takes up to 2 hours to
empty the cave.
side temple located on the west bank of Bang Kham canal, Wat
Thammikaram was formerly known as Wat Khang Khao (Bat
Temple). This was due to the fact that many thousands of
bats used to live there. Visitors to this temple usually
marvel at its notable murals which can be dated from the mid