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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 3 days ago

We got there right as the temple opened... quiet, relaxing... time to meditate and relax while walking the grounds.

Thank Heather W
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It is good to visit here if you have a motorbike, not really wealth to visit with a taxi. There are some beautiful statues but still it is small temple and not many things to see it. 코사무이에 있다면 한번은 가볼만 한데 , 스쿠터 없이...More

Thank EmilyHwang
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing temple ! This is the first what you can see when you landing on Ko Samui !!! Very beautiful! It's free to come in and very close to this temple is another one.

Thank beciswe
Reviewed 1 week ago

the temple was surrounded by water(lake) . There were lot and different kind of fishes and turtle in the water. the temple was very peaceful and quite at afternoon.

Thank modamilan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

a must see while in Koh Samui, we were impressed and very happy to have visited this place on our first day here. Highly recommend

Thank NZ2309
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wat Plai Laem is located a few hundred metres inland from Bang Rak Beach, just northwest of the Big Buddha Temple off Route 4171 – look for a temple gate marking a lane that shoots north off the main road. Open 08:00-17:00. Admission is free....More

1  Thank greekcypriot2009
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited all of the temples around Bangkok and we honestly thought this place was one of the best. This was due to how peaceful the place was and surrounded by water it is very relaxing. Architecture is once again amazing and being a lot quieter...More

Thank Nathan P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a beautiful complex with many different sights. Don't miss trying a banana pancake from a street vendor here. They are delicious.

Thank Kenneth H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a place. Fabulous to see the giant fat Buddha and his many handed companion. We arrived by scooter - the easiest and cheapest way to get around the island if you know how (a death trap if you are winging it). Twenty minutes we’ll...More

Thank doug88888
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There is so much to see here, in one spot, that if you miss it, you are missing a great deal. I was struck by how well maintained and clean everything was. A word of caution: if you see the white goose with the pink...More

Thank Teddy B
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linda n
11 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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7 June 2016|
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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
Naceam A
25 December 2014|
Response from Jim P | Reviewed this property |
I would not expect to find lockers at any Temples, or even most venues, for storing luggage or bags. Leave at your hotel.