This temple is situated in Patong up on a hill and at the bottom of the road, which lead from Phuket Town to Patong. The temple is maybe the most silent and peaceful place of Patong, which is a place crowded with tourists from all backgrounds. Next to the temple you can see a large [...]
This Temple is located in Karon on Patak Road. The main entrance is adorned by two huge statues turquoise serpents guarding the temple. You can discover the life of Buddha inside of the temple. In the small building are two Ramayana images which supervise the sapphire Buddha.
Wat Prathong, which is located in Thalang is definitely worth a visit, not only because of the half-buried Buddha statue there. The temples name, Wat Phra Thong, means “Golden Buddha Image Temple”. It was built in the 1750s and the temple features a museum full of interesting artifacts. The most notable artifact here is the [...]
This temple is in Thalang, also located on Thepkrasattri Road. It is more than 500 years old, which makes it the oldest temple in Phuket. This temple used to be an important location during the 1785 Burmese invasion. The two heroines used it to rally supporters to resist the Burmese invaders. You can just picture [...]
The temple is named after one of the two heroines from a famous Phuket legend, Thao Sri Sunthon. This temple is usually a quiet spot with just a few locals paying respect to Buddha. It is home to the largest reclining Buddha image in Phuket. You can go up the stairs at the back of [...]
There are 29 Buddhist monasteries in Phuket. The most spectacular temple on the whole island is Wat Chalong. This temple is said to have been a source of healing on the island and according to legend, this temple soothed the rift between Chinese secret societies in the late 19th century. Inside the temple you will [...]
95% of Thailand’s population is Thai-Buddhist and there are more than 40 Buddhist Temples (or ‘wat’ in Thai) located all over the island. Some of the Temples are newly built but some have a long history going back 100 years or even longer. Additionally to the temples, there are also many shrines in Phuket, which are [...]
This Golf Club is divided into two separate courses, the Canyon Course and the Lake Course. The Canyon Course is well known amongst the best courses in Asia and like the Laguna Phuket Golf Club, it has won several awards to prove this fact. The natural environment, with the freshwater lakes has made this course [...]