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Near Ban Plai Laem School, Road 4171, Plai Laem, Thailand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just 10 mins from the Big Buddha, so you can definitely combine the two together. Beautiful architecture with ornate decoration, there is a dress code (no belly showing, no low cuts, no short shorts) Do be careful of bird poop on the floor after you...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank priscilla-rie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This precinct has multiple temples and statues situated on a lake. Temples were beautifully and colourfully decorated and easily accessible. The lake had enormous fish and it was fun to watch them being fed.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank OpaMarnie
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Dropped in for a short visit to see the modern temples and feed the cat fish! Today is not crowded as it’s off season. Cute cats around.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Meredith W
Reviewed 9 November 2018 via mobile

If you are in Ko Samui is a place you must visit, only 10 min walking from Big Budha. Impressive temples , beautiful architecture. Words cant describe the experience. Make sure you get some change to add in donation boxes and to put in Budha...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Catalina N
Reviewed 8 November 2018

Less well know but far more beautiful than the Big Buddha, this complex was 10 minutes up the road, free to enter and we were able to walk around at our leisure. Only one souvenir shop here, so we ended up going back to the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Clarpo
Reviewed 6 November 2018

There are many Buddhist Temples in Samui--- but this is the most popular. It is a statue influenced by both Thai and Chinese Buddhist traditions-- and has 18 arms. It is located within a surrounding lake-- and also is quite close to the "BIG BUDDHA"--...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Mark D
Reviewed 3 November 2018

The temple is surrounded by a lake where devotees can feed fish. Make sure you dress appropriately while visiting the temple. Cover your head and shoulders and preferably wear white while visiting the temple. There are many statues and murals of Goddess Guanyin and the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank tee la a
Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

What’s not to like about looking at these beautiful objects? Try to get there early before the hoardes arrive. Very hot open space so make sure you are covered.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Ninochka1
Reviewed 21 October 2018

A nice temple complex at on Koh Samui. BUT WATCH OUT WHEN YOU TRAVEL WITH KIDS. Next to the parking there is a Monk sitting on small open offering altar. He offered some bracelets to our 2 boys. Both of the boys were complaining that...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Objective5
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

Me and a friend had rented bikes to see a bit more of the island. Very peaceful and beautiful temples, the highlight however was feeding the fish in the lake. For only 10 baht you get fish food and can feed the fish.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Response from lesbaird | Reviewed this property |
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Response from Lukáš T | Reviewed this property |
At this atraction you will spend around 30-60 minutes,it depends how much would you be into it.
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Response from Alicia W | Reviewed this property |
It's always best to dress modestly according to Thai expectations when visiting a temple. Females can pack a sarong to put over shorts. Some temples have items available to purchase or borrow. It's considered rude in... More