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“glass case” (26 reviews)
“glass box” (22 reviews)
“small temple” (12 reviews)
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"glass case"
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"glass box"
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"small temple"
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"on display"
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"ray bans"
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"small donation"
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"interesting visit"
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"worth a visit"
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"short stop"
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"city tour"
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"our honeymoon"
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"sunglasses"
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"blessing"
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"death"
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"sockets"
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Reviewed 6 days ago

It's a dead guy with sunglasses and a not very interesting temple. The history of the monk is slightly interesting, but the whole thing is pretty overblown.

Thank darwinmoore
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice temples a 300 baht trip from chaweng 30 minutes then off you go interesting but not life changing

Thank TonyandGina H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been to see the Monk before and am fascinated by the story behind him, however Maureen had never been to the Island before, so off we went. Unfortunately she was a little taken back and thought the display was a morbid. So there...More

1  Thank Robert H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The storey of the monk makes an interesting back drop. Other than the monk there is a small temple. Probably the monk succeeds in getting his message across by his presence so drop by pay your respects and wonder at the mans determination to spread...More

Thank Auscoach
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not much to see, it’s a bloke in a box (only his head is exposed) with a pair of ray bans on. Free to enter and worth popping in on the way to the waterfalls.

Thank Andy M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The mummified monk on Koh Samui is an interesting and unusual place to visit. It is a small temple with the mummified remains of a Buddhist monk who died in 1973 after having lived a good life as a monk for many years. Apparently he...More

1  Thank elenhangoui
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The story of the Mummified Monk was interesting but his mummified body stored in a glass box was bordering on gross. :/

Thank Samodiva
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Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

Wat Khunaram  where you will be able to see the mummified monk.  The mummified monk are the remains of a Buddhist monk that died in 1973, it is said after living a good life he foresaw his own death in which his remains did not...More

Thank stewart12
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Reviewed 5 April 2018

We made a donation and tossed the joss sticks. We also lit a candle and some incense. It was an unusual experience.

Thank Tassieacres
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Reviewed 2 April 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,...More

1  Thank AlisonEvans
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