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“Quiet temle far from bustle”
Review of Wat Kiri Wongkaram

Reviewed 28 March 2014

We were travelling around Koh Samui by a motorcycle when we stopped here. It is quiet and authentic. If you are lucky a Buddhist monk will bless you and give you a lucky bracelet. If it happens don't forget to give a small donation.
Please, take off your shoes, sunglasses or hat when you step into all temples in Buddhist countries. :)

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Reviewed 17 March 2013

You don't find the western visitors here. In fact you don't find many visitors at all.

The dear old mummified monk is more like an old friend now as we visit him every year.

The wat is old and not fancy. There is a crematorium attached to the site, and there are memorials around the grounds.

This year we visited with our ladyboy daughter, and paid tribute to the monk together. Very moving and an honour.

Worth making the trip! We normally go in a hire car, but a songthew would take you there.

2  Thank TravellingMitch
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Reviewed 8 January 2013

you really need your own transport for this , it was interesting enough , if you have time stop in.
there is not alot to do and you will see it all in 20 minutes

1  Thank kevinjohnbarker
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Reviewed 3 August 2012

Dropped in on a drive around the island. It was really quiet we ere the only people visiting at the time. There is an English biography of the mummified monk, it was interesting to know about his life. The children described it as "weird but quite cool" and I would agree with them.
Definitely worth a visit if you are in the area.

1  Thank HandJMcG
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Reviewed 10 June 2012

Pretty unique sight , would recommend any one with transport to stop by.

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