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Temples of Koh Chang

Temple is a sign of peace, silence and satisfaction. Well, there are a lot of temples all over the world of ancient importance. A temple is derived from the Latin word "templum”. This word is associated with a place specified for some religious or spiritual kind of activities. People of different religions seem to have a hearty and internal closeness with temples. This is a place that people of various religions reserve for worshipping their lords. These templates are considered sacred, holy and pure religious places. Temples have distinct pious representative named as priest. People give the priest a lot of importance and respect as he is the one with remarkable religious knowledge. The concept of temples is present even before the ancient roman times.


Ko chang in Thailand is a land of Buddish temples including wat khlong prao, wat khlong son, wat khlong nonsi and wat khlong bao that are of prominent ancient importance. Religion is a very important and necessary element of Thai people. There is a belief according to which each person must live as a monk in a monastery for a time span of at least three months once in his/her lifetime for the contemplation of god.


Klong prao temple is a holly destination to buddhist believers who like to render homage Buddha. This is a temple of historic importance and significant ancient as well. In the main hall, there is a big Buddha statue and the hall is full of various colors. Wat bang bao is directly by the road, just beside the turn-off to baan bang bao.wat khlong prao is located in baan khlong prao, also directly off the main road.wat khlong son is approximately 500 meters from the intersection in baan khlong son, in the direction of the bay. At the top of the hill after sapparot bay towards baan khlong son you can find a Chinese temple. Wat khlong nonsi is another most beautiful and well-liked temple of koh chang.


People come here dressed up so modestly and the Thai culture can be seen at its best at these temples. The environment there is full of peace and is so touchy that a non religious person would also love visiting it several times after visiting it once. These temples are beautifully built, they are so eye catching and unique in their own way. The buildings are full of colors that make them worth watching.


The Buddish natives and the people from all over the world are welcomed here. The temple has a beautiful building in which the religious and cultural colors are clearly evident. The place is famous for its ancient values and is visited by the visitors from all over the world. Any place related to religion has some kind of peace in itself. The beliefs of people make the place worthy, sacred and holy. Similar are the mosques that Muslims use as a place of worship all over the world. Temples have immense value in many religions and this value cannot be denied. The buildings show the class of Asian architecture that is unique in its colors and making.

Klong Son Beach is good for:

peace and quiet

sandy beach



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Klong Son beach (or Had Klong Son) is located on the north of Koh Chang. Nice bay at the very top of the island. Pure white sand stretch of beach, shaded with coconut trees. Klong Son gets very low numbers of visitors with the bulk of the backpackers and tourists alike speeding south enroute to Koh Chang's finer and more popular stretches of sand.

White Sand Beach is good for:

night live

sandy beach

variety of restaurants


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Koh Chang's most famous stretch of sand, at over 2km long there's certainly room for everyone! Lined with bungalows, food stalls and shops this is one of the best beaches in all of Thailand.

Klong Phrao Beach is good for:

tranquil surroundings

gorgeous rocky landscape

all sorts of activities

quiet and peaceful

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Situated on the somewhat less glamorous, northern side of the Koh Chang Island, Klong Prao isn’t all that much of tourist destination, especially for those who are in need of a true holiday experience of the exotic kind.

Lonely Beach is good for:

great sunset

cheap and peaceful retreat

all sorts of beach activities

perfect for family

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Also known as Kai Bae Beach, this is the spot to catch a great sunset! A few small shops and food stalls are along the beach, a good spot to chill out away from the crowds at White Sands Beach.

Bangbao Bay is good for:


seafood restaurants



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A well-sheltered bay with a small and quiet beach. It is a fishing community where residents still live in houses built on stilts and are connected by wooden bridges. There are a growing number of tourist shops, scuba dive outlets and seafood restaurants offering a good selection of seafood.

Salak Khok Bay is good for:

pretty, unspoiled area

traditional Thai community


quiet and peaceful

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There aren’t so much attraction in Salak Kok, but tourists can Kayak among the mangroves. Salak Kok Bay still has a fishing community that doesn’t change so much in many years, a great place to see the real traditional Thai community.



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