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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

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

Thank Awesta R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank Ger_12
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

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

Thank CamD3v
Reviewed 23 July 2018

Not really much to see here other than the monk. It's a pretty cool stop for 5-10 minutes, but I wouldn't go out of my way for it

Thank Brian B
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

I can't understand people critisizing the sunglasses.Though they seem a bit weird they represent respect for the body and were places as not to horrorfy visitors by holes in the scull insted of eyes as our thai guide explained to us. If visitors want to...More

Thank jasmingg
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Maybe worth if you are religious. Otherwise it's just a dried up monk in a glass box with sunglasses. If that's your cup of tea then by all means. Personally I did not get it. It's free so if you are in that part of...More

Thank Tuukka78
Reviewed 17 June 2018

As the name suggests, the temple came to fame because a mummified monk is on display here. This is probably the most striking part of the temple, to walk by a glass casket that is strewn with flowers and incense and holds the body of...More

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Reviewed 17 May 2018

It's a dead guy with sunglasses and a not very interesting temple. The history of the monk is slightly interesting, but the whole thing is pretty overblown.

Thank darwinmoore
Reviewed 9 May 2018

Nice temples a 300 baht trip from chaweng 30 minutes then off you go interesting but not life changing

Thank TonyandGina H
Reviewed 9 May 2018

I have been to see the Monk before and am fascinated by the story behind him, however Maureen had never been to the Island before, so off we went. Unfortunately she was a little taken back and thought the display was a morbid. So there...More

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