Phuket Big Buddha is a 45-metre-tall white marble statue visible from anywhere in the southern part of Phuket. This impressive landmark is probably at the top of everyone’s ‘Must-Do in Phuket’, and it is a jaw-dropping sight.
The Phuket Vegetarian Festival (or Nine Emperor Gods Festival) happens once a year, during the ninth lunar month, and is one of the most auspicious events on Phuket island.
Wat Chalong is the largest, most revered and most visited Buddhist temple in Phuket. According to some sources, it was built at the beginning of the 19th century, 1837.
What do these 7 Buddha postures mean? Many people see them without knowing what these images mean or are for. Each of them is for a day of the week, and you would pay respect to the statue representing the day you were born.
Post Views: 2,403 Sam Kong Shrine in Phuket Town Lim Hu Tai Su is a Chinese Taoist shrine on the north side of Phuket Town,… Read More »Lim Hu Tai Su Shrine (Sam Kong Shrine) ⛩️
The Karon Temple Market has grown steadily in popularity in the past years. Because it only occurs twice a week (Tuesdays and Fridays), people start to plan their evenings around that event.
Post Views: 3,855 A beautiful hidden Buddhist temple in Phuket Wat Kathu, or Kathu temple, is a not very well-known landmark among tourists, but local… Read More »Wat Kathu – A beautiful Buddhist temple in Phuket
Post Views: 4,924 Jui Tui Shrine in Phuket Town Jui Tui Shrine (Kew Ong) is one of the oldest and most important on Phuket Island.… Read More »Jui Tui Shrine in Phuket Town (Kew Ong) ⛩️
Wat Thepnimit Phuket is a monastic residence with a fantastic panoramic view over Patong beach. You can see its iconic white pagoda from the beach, if you know in which direction to look, of course, it’s pretty tiny.
Post Views: 13,013 Sang Tham Shrine or the Shrine of the Serene Light The Shrine of the Serene Light, locally known as Sang Tham Shrine,… Read More »Shrine of the Serene Light in Phuket Town ⛩️
Post Views: 17,407 Phuket reclining golden Buddha Wat Sri Sunthon (Wat Srisoonthorn) is known for the immense golden Buddha reclining at the top of a… Read More »Wat Sri Sunthon Temple – Phuket Reclining Golden Buddha
Wat Suwan Kuha is a surprising cave sheltering an immense reclining golden Buddha. If you feel like a little drive outside Phuket island, this is your chance to explore another side of Phang Nga!
Post Views: 19,177 An island within Phuket island Koh Sirey is an island, but you would never guess it from a map and many probably… Read More »Koh Sirey and Wat Koh Sirey near Phuket Town