Nice, clean place, not overcrowded... We were happy to visit it... Many Thai children were at the moment there because the school situated there was out_was nice to see them play! Place definitely to visit, magnificent and beautiful!
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The Buddha is big and interesting. Nice for a short visit. But the time you go is very important because at noon it's so hot. Female visitors should cover their shoulders and no shorts allowed for women.
If you're in Ko Samui you should definitely try visit the Big Buddha temple. There is no entrance fee however if you wish you can make a donation for the temples upkeep. You need to be respectful of the culture and dress appropriately, however if...More
The buddha is great and the views from the top are good, BUT, the prices in the market and restaurants around are very inflated. For instance the ice cream that we regularly bought in Family Mart for 15 baht were 30 baht here, Visit the...More
No cover charge to see and the views of Koh Samui are fabulous. Only detractions are terrible toilets and surrounded by tourist shops galore - no hawkers or people trying to sell overtly which is good.
Big Buddha is a must-see icon of the island. There are a few stalls to buy souvenirs before going up the stairs. For those who are not dressed properly (shoulders exposed) there is a place to borrow a scarf to cover up. You are also...More