Chao Mae KuanIm Shrine
Chao Mae KuanIm Shrine is another sacred location of PhaNgan Island located at Moo 7, in Chalok Lam Village, PhaNgan sub-district, PhaNgan district, SuratThani province. The shrine was constructed following the dream of KhunMalawan. When she came to KohPhangan for a ceremony to present the robes to the priests, she dreamt that Buddha told her to build a lighthouse for sailors living at Chalok Lam beach. MrsMalawan then returned to Bangkok to raise the funds and later the building was completed in 1992.Once you are at the Chinese Temple, you can see the nice view of PhaNgan Island. This is one of the best views on the island. To visit, Chao Mae KuanIm Shrine is located at Moo 7, in Chalok Lam Village. It is approximately 9 kilometers away from Thong Sala. Tourists can take a minibus Thong Sala-Chalok Lam Village costing 30 baht per person.