Built in the year 1837, Wat Chalong is the most visited and revered temple of Phuket.


One among the most important 29 Buddhist temple in Phuket, the Wat Chalong was formally known as Wat Chaitararam. The grounds are dotted with viharn, a mondop, a ubosot and a chedi containing a secret relic, a sala and a crematorium. Welcoming visitors with warm hospitality over the centuries locals come to pray and Westerners come to gain more knowledge about Buddhism. The vast hall of the temple is covered with glittering statues and intricate work over its pillars. The walls will unfold the ancient stories decorated with a beautiful painting that narrates the most significant stages in Buddha’s life.


7:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Good to know

  • We recommend you to dress modestly meaning no short skirts, pants or sleeveless tops. Take off your footwear while entering the premises.


70 ??????? 6 Chao Fah Tawan Tok Rd, Tambon Chalong, Amphoe Mueang Phuket, Chang Wat Phuket 83130, Thailand
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