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Wat Plai Laem

Near Ban Plai Laem School, Road 4171, Ko Samui, Thailand
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Near Ban Plai Laem School, Road 4171, Ko Samui, Thailand
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I enjoyed this place a lot! A lot of things to see and fish to feed :) Remember to bring a camera when you go here!

Thank Slowisbeautiful1
Reviewed 2 days ago

When I was first time in Thailand in 2016 on Ko Samui, I did not visit this place. But in 2017 I was here twice (one time at day and one time at night) and it was beautiful experience. This place has a beautiful scenery...More

Thank jakubarthy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A must see, the temples you get to see are juat fantastic, there is also a giant Buddha aswell as.other pieces or architecture, some of the places were closed for refirbishment and another was getting built which should only add to the area.

Thank StephenHann95
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We combined this stop with the Big Buddha. They are quite close and this one was very quiet. Definitely worth a stop.

Thank karen6490
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Short drive from Bophut or Chaweng. Beautiful temple with great scene and interesting statues. There are toilets and several shops on-sites.

Thank ALAL789
Reviewed 12 July 2017

nice area with several temples. very quite place that deserves a visit during your stay in koh samui. not far from the big buddha, therefore you can combine the 2 attractions.

Thank Bodo8
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

This place is amazing. Lots of magnificent temples to see. The lake is teeming with catfish which you can feed for 10 baht. Not really exploited as a tourist place- only one shop. Nowhere to get food or drink. Take plenty of water. Take something...More

1  Thank Majvincent111
Reviewed 9 July 2017

This temple truly is worth a visit. It is absolutely beautiful, furthermore it doesn't get nearly as many tourists, which is a big plus. Just make sure to bring a scarf to cover your shoulders and not wear too short shorts, as they don't provide...More

Thank Sytze J
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

A must to do! this massive Buddha is very impressive, must takes hours to maintain with all that details and colour, have to say the best temple I have ever been to.

2  Thank shtarker2016
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

This beautiful Temple attracts many visitors, both Thai and Western. It features striking statues and some beautiful buildings with intricate mosaic and paintings. Overlooking the water, the situation is lovely. There are many Temples in Thailand, and this would rank highly among them. Worth seeing...More

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linda n
10 March 2017|
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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Response from ch0kdee | 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