While Phuket is best known for its coastal beauty and tourist culture, the island is also home to many cultural landmarks. One of the most iconic cultural and religious landmarks of Phuket is Wat Chalong.
A must visit landmark
Considered to be Phuket’s most popular and revered temple, Wat Chalong is a Buddhist temple located in the Chalong Sub-district. With its rich history, amazing architecture and immense cultural value, Wat Chalong is a landmark that you must visit while in Phuket.
The pagoda is also home to many golden Buddha statues and is three stories tall, and visitors can climb all the way to the top for a bird’s eye view of the temple and the nearby Big Buddha statute.
The pagoda is known for its amazing architecture, with beautiful gold panels, elegant pillars, and intricate wall paintings. With its immense religious and cultural significance, amazing architecture, and spiritual ambiance, Wat Chalong is a great place to visit to understand the culture and spirituality of Phuket.
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