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Address: Ko Fan, Bophut, Ko Samui, Thailand
Phone Number: 66812939676
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Visited this in the morning it was quite crowded and there was some confusion over whether shoes needed to be taken off. Overall worth a few minutes to look at.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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5 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

With due respect, I'm not very religious, a good place but nothing else to do other than climb a few steps and give your respect to Buddha! I was done with the place in 10 mins, although a good view of Koh Samui from above.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Place to make lovely photos. There is not much to see around but as an imponrtant sight, don't miss it.Go there in the morning so you can get blessings from the monks;)

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Besides being extremely average and feeling a bit like a "touristy" thing to do, the site seemed to be not finished construction wise.. The terrace faces a beautiful view of the northern gulf and provides a truly magnificent view point for the sunset. But the there as a temple the Big Budha is not that impressive. If you're around close... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited this in the morning it was quite crowded and there was some confusion over whether shoes needed to be taken off. Overall worth a few minutes to look at.

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Thank Marc G
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Went as it was an attraction but aside from the Big Buddha statute and some other smaller ones, it was also a viewpoint of sorts. Nothing much really.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A whole area of small reasonable restaurants surround this religious site well worth calling and spending an hour or two

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

On our tour we weren't given alot of time here. The tour guide failed to tell me, being female'i wasn't allowed to have my shoulders exposed, I then had a guide from another tour yelling at me to cover up. I wasn't overly impressed with that. It's great to have a look around, they're plenty of different statues to look... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Beautiful Buddha . Lots of steps up to it but well worth the effort. There are a few little shops and refreshment areas.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

After a week and a half and many temple visits I always find myself impressed by the large statues. While the grounds are in a state of repair the Buddha itself is in great condition and the gold looked beautiful against the blue sky. Great views from the top here. Also a decent little market at tge bottom.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Have some peace and quiet if you need to get away from partying atmosphere. Best to rent a motorcycle or car to get around the island

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