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Calm and serene

Calm and serene. Nice intricate architectural work. Good for photography. Avoid going in the noon as it gets quite hot. Also check out the icecream joint -18 degree on the way... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

A Free Visit to the Big Buddha on Samui if you've got a vehicle its pretty easy to get to just be a little cautious on the access road has it is a little narrow and when there if traffic coming both ways it can get a bit tight. best going early in the morning as parking at the Big... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Was blessed with good luck by a monk which was nice, easy to find and park and the Big Buddha is beautiful!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Calm and serene. Nice intricate architectural work. Good for photography. Avoid going in the noon as it gets quite hot. Also check out the icecream joint -18 degree on the way, just inside the gate, for fantastic views of the sea.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Travelled to this site whilst doing a lap of the island. Very colourful and worth the little side trip off the main road to have a look. Need to have your shoulders covered to go into the temple but just as easy to stroll around the outside.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

On the mopeds accidentally came across this great for a bit of culture whilst on koh samui drinking cocktails

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Biggest buddha in Samui. You can feed the fishes for good luck. I used the gong on top of the temple. Another thing :you have an amazing view from the temple.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We came here on a rainy day as it was close to our resort. It's not the best one I have seen - contemporary, so little historical significance. It's surrounded by tourist shops and has got lots of stray dogs begging for food. Give it a miss unless you happen to be nearby. The view of it you get from... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great view over the bay, was a little rundown after the storm but thats understandable . Beautiful statue

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We went here on New years day, it was quite busy but too crowded. The view at the top is lovely and we got some nice photos. We made a small donation and were blessed with the holy water from the monk. Note: you must cover your shoulders and above the knees, there are some robes and scarves provided free... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Nice and clean place, if you come on a quiet day (not too many tourists) it is really relaxing. The monk at the bottom of the stairs is such a sweet man (good in marketing though !), pay him a visit ! Also, don't forget that this is a religious place for locals and please behave and dress appropriately, some... More 

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