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.
Wat Chalong Temple If you are looking for a unique travel destination while you are in Phuket, Thailand, than you must absolutely visit the Wat Chalong Temple. The reason why this is just a unique travel destination is because of the fact that out of all other 29 Phuket Buddhist monasteries, this is the largest as well as the most ornate. Whether or not you are a follower of the Buddhist doctrine, you will be in absolute awe of this unique travel destination.