Chalong Temple


 

 

 

Chalong Temple where stands the cast statue of Luang Por Cham, who helped the people of Phuket put down the Angyee (Chinese Coolie) Rebellion in 1876 during the reign of Rama V. There are also statues of Luang Por Chaung and Luang Por Gluam. Other monks, who were abbots of the temple during later times, and who are the objects of respect and recipients of the offerings by Phuket people generally.

Chalong Temple is about 8 kms. outside town. Take Vichit Songkram Rd., to the Bypass Rd., and turn left, and drive for about 10 mins.