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Nothing special for me

Only one monument to see. Really, a really nice gesture to commemorate the victims of the tsunami... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Krzysztof C
Unkempt and unnoticed

The memorial is located at a strategic chokepoint between Rim Hat Road and Kamala Beach, one of the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Kamala, Kathu, Phuket 83150, Thailand
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Only one monument to see. Really, a really nice gesture to commemorate the victims of the tsunami. But I can not powiedzić that this is the place for which it is worth to go.

Thank Krzysztof C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The memorial is located at a strategic chokepoint between Rim Hat Road and Kamala Beach, one of the areas worst hit by the 2004 tsunami. However it is unkempt and more often than not, goes unnoticed by the scantily-dressed crowds that pass by the memorial....More

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Reviewed 9 August 2018

This memorial is matched by others along the Western coast, including a good sombre one in Khao Lak. Unfortunately the Plaza is currently affected by the large amount of construction going on in the beach area, however it is most definitely worth the visit.

Thank Albywon
Reviewed 5 August 2018

Which we had, or more accurately, we didn’t realise that the big wave had hit Thailand right in that spot. We’d walked past this abstract art piece a couple of times going down to the beach for a swim before looking at the plaque. A...More

Thank Col R
Reviewed 31 July 2018

You can't miss it if you travel in Kamala or Surin. This sculpture is close to the main wonderful beach. It reminds the disaster, with a board explaining the history and the consequences. To not be missed. We would give 5 stars if the surrounding...More

Thank misterbenzen
Reviewed 26 July 2018

A timely reminder of the devastation the area but not maintained to a standard that would be considered acceptable. The sculpture is really impressive but that's it..... there was grass overgrowing, rubbish and the whole place is unkept - which is similar to the beach...More

Thank Kinkoona
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

This is such a beautiful and well crafted sculpture to remember those that lost their lives here in Kamala. It is such a shame that is is next to the open sewage river and in a filthy park which is not maintained well at all....More

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Reviewed 15 July 2018

Of the tragic boxing day in 2004 when so many people lost their lives. Kamala has rebuilt it's life but the sadness and sorrow still lingers on with the families who lost their loved ones

Thank AvisitoRinTown
Reviewed 25 June 2018

This memorial has just been left to rot, over grown around it, cracked brickwork, it just looked in a sorry state, however it was a nice gesture for a memorial.

Thank trooper777
Reviewed 25 June 2018

Park is not well maintained but the memorial sculpture is stunning. The depiction of the spreading waves is quite moving standing where so many were swept away. .

Thank Sandra G
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