Wat Chalong

Local nameWat Chalong
LocationPhuket Province, Thailand

The most important of the 29 buddhist temples of Phuket is Wat Chalong or formally Wat Chaiyathararam, located in the Chalong Subdistrict, Mueang Phuket District. It is dedicated to two highly venerable monks, Luang Pho Chaem and Luang Pho Chuang, who led the citizens of Chalong Subdistrict fighting against the Chinese rebellion in 1876 and with their knowledge of herbal medicine helped the injured.

The large market at Wat Chalong extends into the grounds of the temple and features amplified pop music and Thai-fighting advertisements.

Tags PagodaTempleHistorical BuildingBuddhistView PointFreePlace of WorshipTemple Complex
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Opening hours

Daily 7 am - 5 pm

Admission

Free of charge.

More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wat_Chalong

Official website http://www.wat-chalong-phuket.com/

Email info@wat-chalong-phuket.com

Address Chaofa Road, Chalong, Phuket 83000, Thailand

Coordinates 7°50'46.788" N 98°20'13.71" E

Tours and activities: Wat Chalong

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