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Wat Chalong

on the road from Phuket Town to Rawai Beach, Phuket Town, Phuket, Thailand
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Ranked #8 of 42 attractions in Phuket Town
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Religious Sites
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Madrid, Spain
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW

As Luang Por Champ has always been the most respected, Wat Chalong has also made itself one of the most visited place in Phuket. Go visit, pay your respect, donate (in exchange, you take flower, candles, joss sticks and golden leave), get your fortune, enjoy the tranquility - unless you encounter big group of tourists and enjoy the Buddhist temple's... More

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Campello, Spain
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 NEW

If you go to Phuket and you have enough time go to Wat Chalong.It's beautiful,nice views if you decide to no to the top of the temple.I think is the third por fourth floor.

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Singapore, Singapore
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26 reviews 26 reviews
19 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Temples are regal and full of thai design culture, good for enthusiasts. There are also monks and priests inside where you can pay tribute or seek advice from. Overall, good cultural experience, you can spend less than half an hour here.

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Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
18 attraction reviews
691 helpful votes 691 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Beside Big Buddha on top of the mountain, Wat Chalong is also a attractions trip in Phuket. Big surrounding with great beautiful architecture. No entrance fee and parking are not a problem if you are taking a bike. It was a great experience and worth a visit !!!

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Karlsruhe, Germany
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50 reviews 50 reviews
28 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

The place is a heaven of tranquility with many temples all over the place. the major building is the white temple which is the tallest building of the area. After some climbing you will arive at the level of the shrine were you can see the fragment of the bone of Lord Buddha. The lower temples are very nice to... More

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Durban, South Africa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

This was a must see on my list of attractions in Phuket. What a truly divine experience:) I would advise to carry some cash as temple offerings or to buy prayer goods & incense sticks & flowers- to offer inside temple. Wear slip on shoes & remember to remove before entering temples. Also ensure that you wear clothes that cover... More

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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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31 reviews 31 reviews
18 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Nice place. Good presentation of different stages of Buddha. Though I don't know the religion and history of this area but I was impressed

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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Great architectural, was my first temple to visit. You have to go up many stairs and take off shoes. My daughter fall down and injured her knees. We would visit it next time.

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Perth, Australia
14 reviews 14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

We went to Wat Chalong as part of a tour, and it is spectacular, beautiful architecture, the paintings inside are great and the views from the top. Our guide explained the story of Buddha as told by the paintings around the temple, and they even have a tiny piece of Buddha that is kept in a glass bowl on the... More

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
16 reviews 16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Beautiful temples and fascinating history. Shoes must be removed prior to entering and ladies legs and shoulders must be covered, they give out shawls on your way in if you're not dressed appropriately to enter.

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