Sacred Wat Chalong temple in Phuket, Thailand

Phuket island, a famous tourist paradise of Thailand, is an ideal destination for most tourists during hot summer. Coming to Phuket, visitors are not only overwhelmed by the stunning natural sceneries but also are fascinated by the unique architecture of 29 different Buddhist temples. Let take a tour to Phuket to discover Wat Chalong, one of the most famous temples here. Tours indochina

Wat Chalong temple is the most beautiful temple of Phuket islands. Located in Mueang district of Phuket, the temple lies 8km far from the town. You can depart from Central Festival shopping mall, go along the Chao Fah Nok Rd road or Chalong Circle road to the Chalong Temple.

Wat Chalong from above
Wat Chalong from above

The Temple was built under the era of King Rama II. Wat Chalong is the place to worship two venerable monks, Luang Set Chaem and Luang Chuang, who helped the victims affected by the herbicide, and contributed to end of the violence of tin miners in 1876. Thailand travel tours

Wat Chalong temple has typical architecture of the temples in Thailand. The main building of the temple has 3 floors decorated with wall paintings describing the life story of the Buddha and also displayed by many different images of the Buddha. Behind the Wat Chalong temple, you will find a few shops where you can choose favorite souvenirs. A number of stores also sell non-alcoholic drinks and fresh coconut.

Wat Chalong has typical architecture of the temples in Thailand
Wat Chalong has typical architecture of the temples in Thailand
There are many statues placed in Wat Chalong
There are many statues placed in Wat Chalong

The temple is open from 7:00 am to 5:00 pm everyday. Like other Buddhist temples, you should wear polite clothes when entering the temple. Shoes are not allowed inside to make the temple clean. Also, you are only allowed to speak in silence and do not touch the statues and other Buddhist relics.

In Thai trip, what to do in phuket must be visit Wat Chalong temple. Thais have maxim if you travel to Phuket but not to visit Wat Chalong, you have not come to Thailand yet. So do not miss the chance to book Thailand tours and explore this famous temple.

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