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Wat Chalong

Attractions, Phuket
View from the highest point of Wat Chalong

Chalong Temple is about 8 kilometers outside Phuket Town. Take Vichit Songkram Rd. to the Bypass Rd. and turn left.

In Chalong Temple stands the cast statue of Luang Por Cham, who helped the people of Phuket put down the Ahngyee (Chinese Coolie) Rebellion in 1876 during the reign of Rama V. There are also statues of Luang Por Chuang, and Luang Por Gluam, other monks who were abbots of the temple during later times and who are the objects of respect and recipients of offerings by Phuket people generally.

Last Updated: 05 Sep 2011