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Address: Ko Fan, Bophut, Ko Samui, Thailand
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the views were to die for but if you are bad on your legs feet or have breathing problems you would just have to be happy with the views and the informaton on the bubbas way of... read more

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Canberra, Australia
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54 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

There are better temples to see on Koh Samui but this is probably the most famous. It has a beautiful view at the top. Please be aware that you should be covered from shoulders to knees to enter. Mostly shops at the bottom and then about 50!or so stairs to the top. Possibly difficult for the elderly or frail otherwise... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

About a 15min walk to the temple from our hotel. Fantastic views once you reach the top. lots of shops and cafes surrounding the monument

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Gold Coast, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

As temple areas and markets go this is a shocker, old , unloved and run down. Tourist attraction special. At the poor end of town and it feels like it.

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Thank Hobowandering
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

the views were to die for but if you are bad on your legs feet or have breathing problems you would just have to be happy with the views and the informaton on the bubbas way of life

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Thank Keith W
Cambridge, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice to walk around and take in the view. Lots of stales around to purchase things. Just remember women must cover their shoulders, mid drift and no short shorts. There shales free that can de used.

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Peterhead, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were on a tour from the cruise ship and visited this attraction. An amazing sight and cover we climbed the steps up to it. Have to leave your shoes and cover arms. Wives lent robes, plenty of shops and also toilets Very interesting place to go

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This temple is neat to visit. On a little island, over a causeway from the land. Good sights and pictures from the temple - go earlier as sunset makes it tough to take pictures.

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Thank LucyPBnJ
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited whilst on a private island tour with 'Island Gem Tours'. "Must do" item for trip to Koh Samui, although recommend going with reputable tour group to maximise opportunity learn about the various temples and relevance amongst the local community.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful place I recommend to go for sunset as it is stunning and maybe take a coffee at the chez bar Owen by a nice French women

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Interesting area, but unfortunately could have better maintenance. Nice to walk around and take nice pictures.

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