Category: Temples & Shrines
Location: Phuket Town, Phuket Town & Central
The Bang Neow Shrine (also spelled Bang Niew), known also as Tao Buang Keng and Thep Rasi Foundation Shrine,...
A visit to a Thai Buddhist temple is a must for every visitor in Phuket. The most popular being Wat (temple) Chalong on the southern side of the island.
It is important to observe decorum and etiquette while visiting temples in Thailand. Some points to remember include removing your shoes before entering, do not wear shorts, remove hats, do not smoke or chew gum, avoid loud conversations, do not touch or climb Buddha statues and do not take photographs during a worship ceremony. Avoid pointing and do not point the bottoms of your feet towards any person or image of Buddha.
Other centers of worship in Phuket are also listed below.