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A small temple with a half-buried Buddha. Much less impressive than Chalong, and the latter is recommended in case one is quickly saturated with such visits. OK for a visit in case you're passing through this area and have 30 min to spare.
Visiting a temple was not in my itinerary but we needed a break after travelling for so long in the busy traffic. It was a good decision as we spent almost an hour sitting in the garden contemplating about life in general and also prayed...More
Very nice temple -- would recommend stopping here. Unfortunately, we came too late to visit the museum which is in the same place, so try to get here earlier in the day if you can (I believe they close at 3.30 pm).
Would say that this temple is off the usual tourists' list, as there are certainly more locals than tourists at this site!
Its not a very big temple, however, one can certainly feel at ease on the peaceful ground of the temple!
We went on a Wednesday mid morning and it was very quiet and didn't see other tourists. Good, calming place to walk around but we saw more roosters and chickens than people at the temple. There is little directional signage with a few temples to...More
Tucked away from the hassle and bustle from the main street is where you will find Wat Phra Thong. From patong its a 40 minute car ride with a scenic view along the way. Great to see, we arrived on a Wednesday missing all the...More