is about 8 kms. outside town. Take Vichit Songkram Rd., to the Bypass Rd., and turn left, and drive for
about 10 mins. Wat Chalong will be on your left. This is where stands the cast statue of Luang Por Cham,
who helped the people of Phuket put down the Angyee, or Chinese Coolie, Rebellion in 1876 during the
reign of Rama V. There are also statues of Luang Por Chaung, and Luang Por Gluam. Other monks, who
were abbots of the temple during later times, and who are the objects of respect and recipients of the
offerings by Phuket people generally.