Wat Phra Tong is also a popular attraction for both visitors and local residents. Phra Tong means “Golden Buddha”. One attraction is that the upper half of the golden Buddha image appears to sprout up from the ground. The image is known as “Phra Phut”. The temple also houses Wat Phra Tong Museum, which has a collection of ancient artifacts from Phuket locals.The temple is located on Thepkrasattri Road, 20 kilometres from Phuket City.