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Reviewed April 2, 2018

This attraction made me very uncomfortable. After all, it's a dead monk who is decaying slower than usual stuck in a glass box for all to see. If you're a Buddhist then I'm sure you'll gain a lot from the visit. But as a non-Buddhist, fighting through a cruise ship full of tourists to see this wasn't a highlight of my trip.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed March 21, 2018 via mobile

In this shrine a mumified budist monk is on display in the glass box. Hi wears sunglasses. Quite unique sight. It's free of charge though.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank M46_aruba
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Reviewed March 19, 2018

Better known as the shrine of the Mummified Monk, Wat Khunaram is one of the top temples to visit on Koh Samui. The temple itself is beautiful with its traditional Thai architecture but what most attraction to see is the mummified monk. his body be left in its natural state to decompose and dry out or mummify for all to see. One version of the story you can read at the temple is that he wanted to be kept in a glass case to remind the faithful of the importance of following the teachings of Buddha. It’s really interesting place.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank tomsonlinda
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Reviewed February 17, 2018 via mobile

The mummified remains of a Buddhist monk are on display here. He instructed his disciples that after his death his body was to be displayed to inspire future generations to follow Buddhist teachings and be saved from suffering. This temple is 8 miles from the tender pier.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Michaela
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Reviewed February 13, 2018 via mobile

Interesting to see, but not something I’d say was everyone’s cup of tea.
There’s not much here bar the temple and another one next door. See it on the way to are after the Na Muang waterfalls.
Parking is easy. Ladies to cover their shoulders.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank PauloB6
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