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Chalong Temple (Wat Chalong)


 
Chalong Temple (Wat Chalong)
 
This is where stands the cast statue of Luang Por Cham, who helped the people of Phuket put down the Angyee, or Chinese Coolie Rebellion, in 1876 during the reign of Rama V. There are also statues of Luang Por Chaung, and Luang Por Gluam, abbots of the temple during later times.
 
How to get there : Wat Chalong is about 8 km outside town. Take Vichit Songkram Road to the Bypass Road and turn left, and drive for about 10 mins. Wat Chalong is on the left.
 
 
 
 
 
     
 
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