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“The Holy and Relaxing Place”
Review of Wat Plai Laem

Wat Plai Laem
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$67.95*
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Photography Tour on Koh Samui
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$62.20*
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Half-Day Photographer Tour in Koh Samui
Ranked #6 of 137 things to do in Ko Samui
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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“The Holy and Relaxing Place”
Reviewed October 21, 2012

Nice for meditation especially if you are inside the temple....and have the chance to be mentally relax because of the big fishes and nice birds

Visited October 2012
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“A Stop on From Big Buddha”
Reviewed August 29, 2012

Once you've been to The Big Buddha go down the road and make another stop at Wat Plai Laem.
It's a nice stop on the tourist trail with a beautiful temple and another large Buddha statue.

There's not a whole lot more I can add that others haven't already said about the place, though you will find it's not full of people trying to sell you things so it is a nice relaxing place to visit, as it should be.

There are signs asking people not to enter certain areas within the temples, I noticed a lot of people ignoring these, people need to be mindful of the Buddhist culture, the monks and their customs when visiting their temples.

Visited June 2012
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Surat Thani, Thailand
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“Peace on Samui”
Reviewed August 24, 2012

With this Temple setting on a lake with many fish to feed you will find this a very peaceful place on Koh Samui

Visited March 2012
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Bangkok
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“Worth a stop”
Reviewed August 21, 2012

You're not going to stay there very long. But surely worth a stop. Beautiful tempel and the "Buddhas" you see are huge and beautiful. Here you can take for sure good pictures.

Visited July 2012
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Singapore, Singapore
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“come if you like temple”
Reviewed August 17, 2012

the temple is next to the lake. nice temple in samui.
it is on the way between bangrak beach to choengmon beach.

Visited September 2011
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