Wat Phra Thong, Phuket

Wat Phra Thong, Phuket - Address

Address: Thep Kasattri, Thalang District, Phuket 83110, Thailand

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Time Required: 00:30 Mins

Timings: 08:00 am - 05:30 pm Details

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About Wat Phra Thong, Phuket

This is not a very impressive-looking temple from the outside. But when it has a gigantic half-buried statue of a golden Buddha, a temple doesn’t have to be impressive from the outside. There is a rather fantastical legend about the origin of the statue and of the temple, and you should get the locals to tell it to you. But you should know that this is thought to be one of the oldest temples on the island. There is also a small museum exhibit on site, which contains artefacts from the now extant mining industry that used to function here. All things considered a very intriguing little attraction right in the center of the island.

Wat Phra Thong Opening and Closing Hours

  • The actual temple timings are from dawn to dusk.

How To reach Wat Phra Thong by Public Transport

  • By Car
  • Take a bus, tuk-tuk or a taxi to here.

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  • Peaceful working wat... one of my favourite places🙏🏻

  • It's not really an impressive temple so maybe not for a first time trip. MAybe worth a visit if you are stay in the Bangtao area.

  • One of popular Temple here with Story but nothing special

  • I attended the service in the crematorium the service was carried out with dignity and respect a beautiful place , the museum needs a lot more money as the roof was leaking by beautiful artifacts

  • Beautiful place ❤ thank you for the beautiful ceremony of my husband passing

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