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Amazing sight and another temple with approachable monks

We were all templed out when we stopped here with our trip but very glad we did, we got a personal blessing from a monk who spoke very freely with us, worth the visit just for... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed August 22, 2015
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2015

We were all templed out when we stopped here with our trip but very glad we did, we got a personal blessing from a monk who spoke very freely with us, worth the visit just for that and our blessed bracelets all for a donation. Then there were all sorts of insights around with different sights into your future so... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2015 via mobile

This place is located far so I am not sure if it worths to travel for this one.. it is ok, besides the monk, which is an interesting thing to see there's nothing else there.. if you are curious on how a mummy looks give it a try..

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Yorkshire Dales National Park, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2015

What a bizarre experience to see a 70 odd year old monk sitting up with no decomposition at all. Really amazing

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2015

I would put this one in the category of "if you have a spare 15 minutes and are driving past, then have a quick look as it's free". It's a dead monk in a glass case wearing sunglasses. You can read the back story on the net and see the picture, so if you really want to see it in... More 

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Athens, Greece
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2015 via mobile

This man saw his death and choose to meditate and die. The locals consider him holy and i believe you should a visit and your respect.

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2015

We didn't spend a lot of time here but you just have to see it. Interesting story behind the monk and just incredible - you don't know what to expect but certainly interesting.

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Wick
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2015 via mobile

Quick 15 minute visit to see the mummified monk. Quite a bizarre experience! Remember to take long trousers and sleeves if you area woman as it is a religious temple

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2015

This temple is also a school and the story of the mummified monk has been verified by mummy experts so is the real deal. It's a gentle place and you can donate and have a blessing from a friendly monk.

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New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2015

This area can get really busy, with tourists trying to see the mummy, and locals trying to pray or worship in front of him, Many people put a lot of money into the donation box

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 8, 2015 via mobile

A different experience and something you don't see every day. For us, it was a short visit because there isn't much else to see than the mummified munk. However, I would recommend people to go, if they are in the neighborhood because it is a very unusual experience.

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