Legends say that during the invasion of Thalang town by the Burmese invaders, they tried to excavate the statue in order to take it back to Burma. They tried to dig the Buddha image out of the ground but it would not budge.
Address: Thep Krasatti, Thalang, Phuket 83110.
Photos by Panoramio.
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