Wat Manik

icon address  Manik temple and the surrounding Manik area of Phuket is not on most visitors "must see" lists, but if you are passing this area near Cherng Talay, on the road between the Heroine's Monument and Surin Beach, you can find a very nice local temple and a very green and as yet relatively undeveloped area of Phuket. 
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This temple is nearby the Manik local market. Thepwanaram Temple or “Wat Manik” is a fairly large temple, that consists of a number of buildings. Every year on the 30th and 31st December, they hold new year prayers in the main courtyard that can hold between 300 to 500 people. It is also a popular choice for men to become novice monks for a short period of time, often for respect for their family. They also hold a children’s summer camp