Worth a visit but not that big of a Buddha if you have visited Big Buddhas elsewhere. There was renovation work happening (hammering, drilling) so not a very relaxing visit with the noise.
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This temple is a visual feast. There are some market stalls set up and you get the usual tourist stuff, but the temple and Buddha statues are amazing, so worth the trip, and fantastic if you're a keen photographer. Make sure to dress respectfully though...More
The place tourist view as touristic and local use it for prayer or ceremony, the monks over there dislike tourist that are uncovered as its a spiritual place for the tai people. The Buddah is quite massive and so many stairs good to see if...More
must visit!!! it's a nice tourist destination... lovely people... it's really nice getaway... if you love nature... THAILAND is a must especially the islands.
I visited this with my family including my 2 teenagers. We were all disappointed by our experience for several reasons. The Big Buddha itself is beautiful and quite awe inspiring, however, our visit was very far from spiritual. I was loudly abused by a large...More
This is one of the most visited temples and everyone sees it when they are landing at Koh Samui,the temple is nice,but it is more a tourist attraction that a temple.It is always busy.There are many shops around the temple grounds and there are nice...More
Well worth a visit to view, would suggest you go under your own stem if possible so you can this temple and other key areas of interest around the island.