Wat Sireh


Perched on the highest point of Ko Sireh, 5km east of Phuket Town and accessed by a driveway adjacent to a school, this sun-faded temple surrounded by dozens of gold-painted Buddhas is one of Phuket's most important. Inside is a massive reclining golden Buddha.

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