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Address: Chaofa Road ( West ) Chalong Phuket, Phuket Town, Phuket 83000, Thailand
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GReat place to visit. Take your time at your own pace self guided tour or get a guide . camera friendly too

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 22, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW via mobile

GReat place to visit. Take your time at your own pace self guided tour or get a guide . camera friendly too

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Very large beautifully maintained gardens. There are several temples In the complex each with its own atmosphere. There is sure to be one that resonates with you. Our taxi driver thoughtfully provided an umbrella to me for shade. When the Thai people have had a successful outcome to their prayers they celebrate and give thanks with fire crackers let off... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Easy accessible beautiful buddha temple 3 kilometres from chalong harbour. Take ear plugs for children, There will be a lot of firefoxia noi se next to WatC. There is a bank ATM automat in area. Local bazaars in the area. In the temple area There arena lot of dogs that are harmless however. When you go out from temple area... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

If you are only coming to Phuket then this Wat is a must...relatively new in comparison to the ones of the North which has probably spoilt us...main Wat in middle & several smaller dotted around with each one meaning something significant ....just lacks a little of the antiquity that one comes to expect from a Wat...Don't get me wrong it... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

When I hear a group of young tourists say that they did not think Phuket, including Chalong Temple, would be 'like this'. Not at all what they expected, huge busses, touts with the typical junk that everyone sells in Thailand, crowded, etc.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

We just got a tuk tuk from our hotel at Patong Beach for this, and stayed about 45 minutes. I could easily have stayed an hour, but it was quite hot. My nine year old daughter loved wandering around taking photos on her camera and my seven year old boy found it fairly interesting as well (but wasn't quite as... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

I had a very magical and spiritual experience when visiting the Chalong Temple in Phuket. Together with the luscious gardens and serene setting this makes his ancient temple ground a must to see; especially as you can climb to the top of Chalong Temple past all the golden buddhas to visit the ashes of the Great Buddha himself kept in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

We visited 4 Temples. Wat Chalong is the cleanest of all. It's very quite. There where a lot of turists but you could enjoy the temple without having to queue or getting over a lot of people to take pictures or enjoy the place. It was a very warm day and we had a hard time with the sun and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Amazing. Wonderful to be so close to something so old and enriched with culture. The firecrackers startled me the first time they went off, but once I knew it was fine. It was busy when I went but didn't feel overcrowded. A few different buildings to go to. You'll have to take your shoes off and ladies, no shorts or... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

A great selection of Buddhist buildings and gardens. Visitors are encouraged to participate in rituals and locals are more than happy to help explain what each mean. Usual dress codes apply. A small tourist market is conveniently adjacent to the car park. A great place to pick up a drink or ice cream if you are on tour. It's a... More 

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