This is where stands the cast statue of Luang Pho Cham, who helped the people of Phuket put down the Angyee, or Chinese Coolie Rebellion, in 1876 during the reign of Rama V.
There are also statues of Luang Pho Chuang and Luang Pho Cham abbots of the temple during later times. Wat Chalong is about 8 kilometers outside town.
Take Wichit Songkram road to the bypass and turn left and drive for about 10 minutes. Wat Chalong is on the left.