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Wat Khao Sukim Chanthapuri วัดเขาสุกิม

(Last Updated On: September 18, 2017)

Wat Khao Sukim is located in Chanthapuri, Thailand. It is a unique temple that houses many collection of antiques and contains wax statues of famous Buddhist monks.

Wat Khao Sukim Chanthapuri วัดเขาสุกิม

Above is the signboard that you would see when you wish to go up to the temple.

Wat Khao Sukim Chanthapuri วัดเขาสุกิม

The temple can be accessed via the stairs or a small railway train. You can see both are next to one another. As the stairs was a bit of a climb, we have decided to take the train.

The temple is large and you can visit a few floors.

At one floor, you have the life size statues of famous Buddhist monks. If I am not mistaken, the above is the statue of Luang Phor Khao, a famous monk of the Thai forest tradition (you can read/download his biography in this link). The wax statue looked very real… it is made with so much details that the eyes have expression and the veins also appeared on the hands. Really exceptional and skillful.

There are really a huge enormous selection of antiques that you can find on most of the floors.

Wat Khao Sukim Chanthapuri antiques

Wat Khao Sukim Chanthapuri

Address of Wat Khao Sukim Chanthapuri วัดเขาสุกิม

Moo 12, Thambon Khao Bai Si
Amphae Chang Wat
Chanthaburi 22000 Thailand
In Thai: หมู่ 12 ตำบลเขาบายศรี อำเภอท่าใหม่ จังหวัดจันทบุรี 22000

Opening hours: 8am to 5pm
(please do not go nearing to the closing time as you would not have time to finish visiting the temple).

 

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