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This ornate temple houses the body of Samui most famous mummified monk Loung Pordeang. He died 30 years ago and is still sat in the same meditation position he died in. It seems a bit strange going to view a dead body but there were...More
If you like temples and some history around the Buddhist culture and religion it is worth a visit. It is easy to find and on the main road and there is no entrance fees but we did make some donations (as many of the temples...More
Well.. if you come there for the temple, there are some much nicer ones, even on Ko Samui. If you come for the mummy, you might be disappointed as there is not much to see behind the dirty glasses protected it. Not really an attraction.
This place is known for its great creativity. Wat Khunaram is situated at a far distance to the beaches. As you visit this place, you would also see the most famous monk of this temple which is Loung Pordaeng. There are many offerings such as...More
This review will be kinda biased since I do not understand the 'attraction' part of a dead human being. The place is a temple, beautiful like most temples in Thailand. The main 'attraction' (and also what sets this place aside from most temples) is the...More
This rare sight was special, to view a 40 year old body in such a serene place. We visited around 4.30 pm and we were the only people there with another couple. Explanations in English are posted. No entry fees. Meditation can be done in...More
I am probably not the first to admit I know little about monks, and certainly won't be the first to say I know little about dead ones either. But the what I have found is that Thais are incredibly respectful people both towards the living...More