Tiger Cave Temple, locally know as WatThamsuea, is a very well known Buddhist temple in Krabi as well as nearby provinces. It is only 5-6 kilometers from the down town of Krabi. The temple was named ‘Tiger Cave’ assumedlybecause there were tigers living in the area considering a tiger footprints found on surrounding stones.As for the origin of the temple, it has been said that in the past, a monk stopped by this area to take some rest from his pilgrimage mission. In the meantime, local people who learned about his stay went to visit and worship him. Eventually the people started building the temple.