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Wat Phra Thong

Wat Phra Thong

Categories: Local Destinations > Temples & Other Religious Sites

Address: Wat Phra Thong, Thep Krasatti, Thalang, Phuket 83110 Thailand See map

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Located in the Wat Phra Thong temple is the upper half of a large Buddha statue, which seems to emerge from the ground. Local legends say that during the invasion of Thalang town by the Burmese Army, they tried to excavate the statue in order to take it back to Burma. Swarms of hornets would attack them as they tried to dig the statue out of the ground. The temple is located approximately 20 kilometres from Phuket City.

  • Open days

    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

  • Service hours

    07:00 to 17:00



  • Address

    Wat Phra Thong, Thep Krasatti, Thalang, Phuket 83110 Thailand

  • Phone number

    +66 (0) 7621 1036 

  • Email


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