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Visit the legendary Wat Chalong

Flourishing with stories of valor and legend, the temple occupies a unique role in the history and culture of Phuket as the spiritual bastion of local Thais who fought a series of skirmishes in the late 19th century.

Visit the legendary Wat Chalong

Wat Chalong is one of the most visited temples in this part of the country. Flourishing with stories of valor and legend, the temple occupies a unique role in the history and culture of Phuket as the spiritual bastion of local Thais fought a series of skirmishes in the late 19th century. Consisting of several fascinating pagodas, one of which includes a splinter of Lord Buddha’s bone and statues of ex-abbots.

 

Published on Sep 29, 2009

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