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Koh Samui Island Half-Day Tour
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“glass case” (23 reviews)
“glass box” (19 reviews)
“small temple” (11 reviews)
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Ko Samui, Thailand
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Mummified Monk sits within a glass coffin. You must remove your shoes and dress appropriately. You do get a little weird at first glance ,as it isn't common to see someone who's passed this way. Yes it is fascinating and there is a story...More

Thank Lv2travel70
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were expecting the mummified monk to be more covered up but no he is sitting right there in front of you when you arrive. It's a bit unexpected but very fascinating and worth a quick stop by and visit!

Thank Kathryn G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are actually several mummified monks at various Temples around Samui, this one seems to be the most popular. Easy access from the ring road. Probably a 10 or 15 minute stop! Worth a stop to take a look, if in the area and probably...More

Thank Jim P
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Nice temples to view and take photos of but the mummified monk takes centre stage at this temple. Something very different to your usual temple visit and there are a lot of them on Koh Samui. It has a plaque written in english giving the...More

Thank Simon D
Reviewed 31 August 2017

Interesting exhibit to visit. We visited as part of a privately arranged tour. We were free therefore to spend as long as we liked at each stop. We probably stopped no longer than 15-20 minutes here which is sufficient to get the details and take...More

Thank Dave B
Reviewed 28 August 2017

OMG this Monk looks like he died jsut a couple months ago. I was in total shock to see this monk in real.

Thank Gabriela S
Reviewed 15 August 2017

So, its a quick stop to see, its free (we put a donation though of course)...and lets admit it...you aint going to see a mummified monk in your own home town right? So why not visit him? Dont go OUT your way or cancel other...More

Thank Antoinette T
Reviewed 13 August 2017

We visited the Wat Khunaram (Mummified Monk) the story goes that he predicted his own death to the day in 1973....before he died he instructed his followers to construct a glass coffin so that when he passed he could be lifted into the coffin as...More

Thank Carriesand
Reviewed 2 August 2017

Save your time, download a picture. This is a mummified munk in a small average temple - and it's nothing special at all (except for the obvious fact that there is a mummified monk in a glass box). If you want to see mummies go...More

1  Thank Riplis
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

It's a small place, with a mumified monk that wear sunglasses. You can also donate sunglasses to him. Ok to have seen him, but would not plan a hole trip just to go there. Visit the place as a stop on a longer trip.

Thank Linda P
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