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Signature landmark of Koh Samui

Big statue near wat pla liem temples. The view from the top was beautiful surrounding with lakes. If you go this place don't forget to see the temples of wat pla liem...500 m walk... read more

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penang
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70 reviews
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We have been travelling almost a full day. What a pleasant sight. Glad we took a few pictures of it. Nice and quiet place.

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Bahrain
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The Buddha was a cool and calm place to visit. However be warned if you're a female , they will ask you to cover your arms (scarfs which they will provide you with) and it is extremely hot and humid !

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Whitley, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We travelled a fair way to see Big Buddha.Not sure I would have bothered.Very busy.Lots and lots of tourists & not much else.

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Dhaka
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Big statue near wat pla liem temples. The view from the top was beautiful surrounding with lakes. If you go this place don't forget to see the temples of wat pla liem...500 m walk from Big buddha.

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Buderim, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a must when on Samui, just for the experience, get there at the right time and you can get dome great shots with the sun behind the big budddha itself

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

close to samui airport,easy to reach is big buddha monument. it's a convenient attraction, with good view of the northern island and a glimps to koh phangan. area is touristic with shops etc

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We hired scooters to travel around the island and Big Buddha was our first stop. There is a long road leading down to the Buddha and you can safely leave your scooter anywhere along that road. There are a few coffee shops but mostly souvenir, art/painting, sculpture and clothing stores surround the base of the monument. MAKE SURE YOU COVER... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Unfortunately I wasn't impressed with this temple, I have seen far better on my travels through Asia. I would have rather visited a temple visited by locals, this is very commercialised. The facilities around this area are poor, toilets need to be upgraded for example. What I also found funny is that there are signs at the temple advising people... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Not really into temples, though Angkor Wat was amazing, but as we were passing it was worth the stop. It is visible from a number of places on Samui as it is rather large.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Lovely place. You don't need to spend a huge amount of time there but it is impressive. The local shops and stalls love a bit of bargaining so don't be put off!

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