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Wat Plai Laem

Near Ban Plai Laem School, Road 4171, Thailand
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Near Ban Plai Laem School, Road 4171, Thailand
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"big buddha"
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"feed the fish"
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"fish food"
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"beautiful temple"
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"peaceful place"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love this place... It's got lots of buildings and statues to look at that are incredible... I don't know they do it. Worth checking out on the island.

Thank Anonymous01A
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Reviewed 1 week ago

An interesting place to visit when in Koh Samui. A shrine to Buddhism. Famous for the sixteen arm huge statue and the Chinese Buddha.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is very beautiful temple. We went early morning and it was very peaceful. The statues are huge and very beautiful. Also there is a big statue of Lord Ganesha and small statues of Lord Shiva and Parvati. The whole place is very beautiful and...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went to this temple today and it's really nice and peace place.... I really recommend to go and visit while you are in koh Samui...

Thank rohan k
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful temples and statues. Buy the fish food and watch the feeding frenzy by huge fish in the lake surrounding the statue. We had the place to ourselves which was lovely. Calm, peaceful and serene. Remember to have your shoulders and legs covered if you...More

Thank Karen S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

While this temple appear on top places to visit if you go Ko Samui, strangely there werent any tourist crowd , hardly any actually which make this place a total gem! It’s quite big and colourful , nestled around the lake and if you are...More

Thank natalya l
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Since we've lived on the Island for over a decade, beside the most respectful Thousand Arms Guanyin (Moon Goddess), the Lucky Buddha, the Floating Monastery. But what more important to me is the stature of Jivaka Komarabhacca, the Lord Buddha's Doctor who was the most...More

Thank Paul C
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Colourful, and picturesque, although very touristy, but a must see on the to list on route to the Big Buhda.

Thank Adel S
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Reviewed June 11, 2018

We walked here after our visit to the Big Buddha. The walk took about 12 minutes and it is not difficult to find. The temple grounds are peaceful and there are about three temples and two statues to see. They are fairly elaborate and ornamental....More

Thank whisker11
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Reviewed June 10, 2018

This place is very peaceful. The huge statue is located in a beautiful setting with vegetation and water. The temples are very colourful and quite different from other temples I had seen given these impressive statues. Free entry.

Thank Marie S
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gullivercoventry
July 11, 2018|
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Response from lesbaird | Reviewed this property |
Yes as far as I can remember
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linda n
March 10, 2017|
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Response from taska222 | Reviewed this property |
At this atraction you will spend around 30-60 minutes,it depends how much would you be into it.
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paulednicholson
June 7, 2016|
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Response from Alicia W | Reviewed this property |
It's always best to dress modestly according to Thai expectations when visiting a temple. Females can pack a sarong to put over shorts. Some temples have items available to purchase or borrow. It's considered rude in... More
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