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Address: Ko Fan, Bophut, Ko Samui, Thailand
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Worth a quick visit

I enjoyed seeing this attraction, but it does not take long to complete a visit. I would recommend planning it as a part of a longer day of sightseeing around the island. The... read more

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I enjoyed seeing this attraction, but it does not take long to complete a visit. I would recommend planning it as a part of a longer day of sightseeing around the island. The statue and surrounding structures are impressive to see with their intricate designs and colors, and the market just outside the base of the temple is certainly worth... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The location where they used to bury children under the age of ten can be seen from all over this part of Samui. Why on earth they located the flight path towards the nearby airport directly over it is one of those mysteries that abound in Asia.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The sheer size and detail just blows your mind. A must see in koh samui!!! Ladies remember as a mark of respect to cover knees and shoulders when visiting.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The big golden Buddah is a must see in Koh Samui island. It is ehuge and very impressive and once you climb up barefoot there is beautiful view of the island.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This so impressive! A huge golden Buddha statue , once you climb all the stairs up (barefoot) there is beautiful view of the island.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Worth a visit, always beautifully designed and interesting to read the description on how/why it was put there. The views from the top are great!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

amazing temple - spemd some quiet tme there taking in the views and visisting the market shops t find that special souvenier. i foind tibetan bowls there! got blessed by the monk too!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Well worth a visit and the view from here were also breathtaking. Also, very cute shops and market stalls, that are so cheap and such good quality. Can't wait too ggo back here next year as i travelled solo, but will be coming back with my daughter.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This place is just great to visit , you can't Comprehend the size and Beaty of this attraction until your actually there, just mind blowing .

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A most impressive Buddha that is well worth the visit. It is emblazoned in colour and is a must see.

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