Sam Se Ju Hud Shrine or Sam Sae Su Hud Shrine in Phuket, Thailand.
Sam Se Ju Hud Shrine, a Chinese shrine situated at the bottom of Rang Hill in Phuket Town, comes with a beautiful quiet and tranquil atmosphere which you can feel a soon as you enter the shrine compound via the staircases leading to the top floor of the array of buildings.
The whole complex triggers the imagination of a much larger temple complex hovering above a valley on a hill playing an important role in a vivid depiction of a Chinese tale and/or a folklorique story. The waterfall behind the main building might also enhance this feeling of a much bigger temple embedded in nature. The inside contains the familiar, yet unknown to most of us, deities and figurines of the Chinese Taoist faith. Tao, also romanticized as Dao, is a religious or philosophical tradition of Chinese origin with an emphasis on living in harmony with and in accordance with the natural flow or cosmic structural order of the universe. Besides the main temple, there are new buildings in construction left of the actual shrine.
Remarkable also is the fact that the shrine is built at the end of a small street full of the typical Thai shop-houses, and yet has this ambiance of tranquillity to it. A very nice place to find quietness besides all the buzz in and around Phuket Town.
The Sam Se Ju Hud Shrine is actually on the Rang Hill road which passes the shrine on the left and continues a bit further down to the entrance of Wat Khao Rang with its golden sitting Buddha and leads to the Rang Hill Viewpoint with its magnificent sights of Phuket Town. Rang Hill Viewpoint also features two restaurants with a very good reputation among international visitors as well as locals. Well worth a stop for a coffee and cake or for a romantic dinner in Phuket
Sam Se Ju Hud Shrine Information
- Distance From Bismarcks Paradise:29.8 km (43) minutes
- Distance From Central Phuket:1.9 km (9) minutes
- Address:Maeluan Road, Tala Yai, Mueang Phuket, Phuket 83000, Thailand
- Telephone:061 595 5956
- TAGS: Places of Worship