Wat Phra Thong

Wat Phra Thong : Phuket, Thailand

Wat Phra Thong is a popular attraction for both visitors and local residents. Located in the temple is the upper half of a large Buddha statue which seems to emerge from the ground. Legend has it that during the invasion of Thalang town in 1785, the Burmese made several attempts to excavate the statue in Order to take it back to Burma.

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