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Reviewed 4 August 2019 via mobile

If you are driving by stop and take a look. It is on the main road. Only takes about five minutes. Kind of cool.

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 24 July 2019

According to our private guide very professional and know very well about island, the day to visit is what khunaram (the mummified monk. The sign for the temple says he wanted his body to inspire future generations to follow Buddhist teachings, to be saved the...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 21 July 2019

Something to stop and see along the way to other adventures such as Na Muang waterfalls. Parking is easy. Ladies don't forget to cover shoulders & upper legs. It is a temple so you will need to take off your shoes. This is a pretty...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank leanGre
Reviewed 5 July 2019

Ko Samui, Wat Khunaram (Mummified Monk) At first I wasn't sure that I would go and I'm very glad I made the effort. Wat Khunaram, is a Buddhist temple containing the mummified remains of the Monk Phra Khru Samathakittikhun, who died in 1973. Asia street...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 13 June 2019

It's a temple and the mummified monk is clearly visible in a glass case.A monk who was well known for his meditation ,it always attracts tourist.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 10 June 2019

The mummified body of Koh Samui’s most famous monk, Loung Pordaeng, is on display in an upright glass casket. Because the eyeballs have dried out which is an unpretty sight, the mummified body is now wearing sunglasses. This is an active temple, local Buddhist people...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 8 June 2019 via mobile

Apparently this mummified monks hair and nails still grow about 1 cm each year, amazing. He now wears sun glasses as his eyes have decomposed....he is encased in glass in a meditating sitting position which is apparently what he was doing when he died.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Morkie8
Reviewed 3 June 2019

Unlike the other temples, Wat Khunaram is famous for the mummified monk that is kept on display here. The mummified body of Loung Pordaeng is kept in a glass casket in the temple. Visiting the mummified monk is a unique experience. Thais have believed that...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 29 May 2019 via mobile

Visited this place where there lots of ancient buddhist prayers are made here. Is a spot for tourist to visit and quiet unique place to endure and embrace. Worth the visit to Come and hang along. ☺️

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank x96lee26
Reviewed 22 May 2019 via mobile

A slightly morbid fascination led us here and a fascinating story on how this came to be. A real must when in Koh Samui, a temple not to be missed.

Date of experience: May 2019
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