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Address: Ko Fan, Bophut, Ko Samui, Thailand
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This will be a part of any and all day trips you take, don't miss this. You'll get a kick out of clicking pictures of this Gem.Must See.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

Sure, its a big Buddha but not very impressive really. You can buy tiles for the roof of the Monks housing and write your name on it. Otherwise not much happening around thsis place.. buy food for the monks and get a blessing (for what it's worth). Boring place, and no beer served in the area. Appearantly Buddha did not... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Nothing much to do around but one can spend leisure time in the temple. No one to bother you. Please note no shorts or sleeveless allowed for men and women so attire is very important

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We think this i a must see on Samui! Nice small Wat with nice View over Seaside! Was also close to our Hotel, but nice trip to go there

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We went here with our two kids at 2 and 5 years, it was a great experience for all of us to visit this statue. There is a fantastic view on the top, and to the airplanes taking off and landing close by. There is a few tourist shops around where you can buy something to eat and drink plus... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

With the cost of taxis being so high in Samui this is just not worth it. The Buddha is small by Thai standards and it's not high so the view isn't worth it. Don't bother

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This will be a part of any and all day trips you take, don't miss this. You'll get a kick out of clicking pictures of this Gem.Must See.

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Chaweng, Thailand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If you go to Ko Samui you should go and see this. Also has some nice shops close by and great views after climbing the stairs.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited the other day whilst the weather held out. I did not honestly realise the sheer size of the Buddha. This visit can take as long as you want and the surrounding views are lovely. Don't forget to remove footwear at the base of the steps before ascending the temple.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I came to Big Buddha Temple 30 years ago. It was beautiful and calm. I had my fortune told by an elderly monk. I came away believing it was a very special place. I have now been back. The temple is still pretty with a great view and of course a very big golden Buddha; but the area surrounding it... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A Free Visit to the Big Buddha on Samui if you've got a vehicle its pretty easy to get to just be a little cautious on the access road has it is a little narrow and when there if traffic coming both ways it can get a bit tight. best going early in the morning as parking at the Big... More 

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