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Spectacular view at the top, great to watch the sun set!

My girlfriend and I decided to conduct our own little island tour following the ring road around Koh Samui and seeing all the tourist attractions in our own time. The Big Buddha... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Bexley, Ohio
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We went there on a Thursday morning , the Buddha was huge and gold. We also rang the bells with the stick around the Buddha

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

My girlfriend and I decided to conduct our own little island tour following the ring road around Koh Samui and seeing all the tourist attractions in our own time. The Big Buddha was the final stop on out trip and we timed it just right, the sun was on its way down just over the Big Buddhas left shoulder as... More 

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Alicante, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

All the explanation did not prepare us for this visit. The BuddH on the hill is impressive, and surrounded by religious and commercial stalls

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Worth a visit if you have a spare day. But basically not much to see. Colorful which is great but shane that it's difficult to see the history/heritage of the site.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The big golden Buddha with a clear blue sky background provides a great opportunity to take some good photos at this Big Buddha Temple. Once alighted from the bus, you will walk to the front courtyard area with souvenir shops looking at a long staircase leading up to the Buddha. Walk up these stairs to get a good view of... More 

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Santa Marta, Colombia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Buddha statue at the top of the temple is gorgeous and it offers a nice view towards the sea. Little statues and temples underneath are also nice to see and visit. Little market with nice souvenir shops and refreshments, necessary for the heat!

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Nelson, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Must see while in Koh Samui very peaceful and outstanding buddha temple. Was a bit confused on if you are meant to take your shoes off I looked around for a sigh could not see one lots of people had shoes off and shoes on so was not too sure on that one, so I just removed my shoes out... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Not much to say other than it was another big buddha. Cute town with some shops around if you want to get some tourist stuff.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Worth the trip as there are fantastic views across the surrounding bays. Plenty of tourist shops full of cheap clothes.

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Bratislava, Slovakia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The statue is really nice, but the surrounding area is just a pure mess. If you go up the stairs and have a look down you will a lot of trash and building material around the statue place. To be honest I expected something more from this as they treat it as a holy place. Expect many people and also... More 

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