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“Hot spot”
Review of Wat Plai Laem

Wat Plai Laem
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$66.54*
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Photography Tour on Koh Samui
Ranked #6 of 135 things to do in Ko Samui
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Penang Island, Malaysia
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17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Hot spot”
Reviewed January 24, 2013

Hot spot nearby Big Buddha Temple, just 5 mins by motor bike. Nice place to take photo, but beware of bird's poop.

Visited January 2013
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Pretoria, South Africa
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59 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“Must see in Koh Samui”
Reviewed January 16, 2013

Not too far from Big Buddha and I actually found this more impressive with the 4 different shrines that are on display. Great photo opportunities and the statue of Guanyin with 18 arms is very impressive!

Visited October 2012
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Waterford
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56 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
“Fantastic Temple”
Reviewed January 7, 2013

Just down the road from the more popular Big Budha, this temple is well worth a visit, the statues are massive and the temple buildings are beautiful.

Not as touristy as Big Buddha so don't expect much interaction with monks.

Some mobile fruit and drinks sellers are on the grounds.

Visited December 2012
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Coolangatta, Australia
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Clean the Yard”
Reviewed January 1, 2013

The temples are amazing but they should hire a grounds keeper there is rubbish everywhere and a dog done a poo on the front steps of the temple when I was there.

Visited January 2013
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San Francisco, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
“Spectacular!”
Reviewed December 29, 2012

This is a relatively new wat, and it is truly amazing. A considerate taxi driver took us on a brief detour so we could see it, though we only had a few minutes. It is unbelievably beautiful.

Visited November 2012
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