Samui Island, with a total area of ​​228.7 square kilometers, is equivalent to twice the size of the Penghu Islands. Wouldn’t it be better to understand how to arrange travel days to fully understand the attractions of Samui Island?This time the tour guide took us to the scenic spot of Fortune Buddha, stepping barefoot on the high temperature tiles, it was super hot!But going up to be closer to the faith center on this island, I feel very impressed.

 

Transportation: How to get to Wat Phra Yai

Samui Airport is located in the northeast of the island. If you head north of the airport, you will be at Phu Ya Temple where the Buddha is located. If you head south of the airport, you can reach the busiest Chaweng Beach in the city. Usually, everyone will choose the hotel in Chaweng Beach. It is very convenient for dining, shopping, SPA massage or drinking.Everyone who travels to Koh Samui often chooses to rent a motorcycle and walk around. If it is about 7.7 kilometers from the hotel in Chaweng Beach, it takes about 20 minutes to reach the temple.

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▲ Make good use of Google Map to help you freely run and jump at various scenic spots.

 

Brief introduction and highlights of Wat Phra Yai's rich and honorable Buddha.

Phu Ya Temple is also known as the Big Buddha Temple. A closer look reveals that it is not located on the main island of Samui, but a small island (Koh Fan). The two islands are connected by reclaiming roads. The temple has been built for more than a hundred years. It is an important religious center on the island.There are several places to pay attention to when visiting the rich and honorable Buddha. One is that you can’t wear tank tops and shorts in the costumes. The rules are the same as that of the Grand Palace and Temple of the Emerald Buddha in Bangkok. Everyone who travels here will definitely wear them more easily. If you come here, remember to bring long Pants.Second, you need to take off your shoes before going up, and go up the stairs from both sides. The stairs in the middle are for the monks to walk and pay attention to.

This big Buddha is 15 meters high. It is too hot for us to come to worship during the day. We held wooden sticks and struck it with the clock circle, and then bowed down and prayed for the safety of relatives and friends in the coming year.We would recommend that everyone come over in the evening, when you can climb high and look into the distance to watch the beautiful sunset scenery of Koh Samui.

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Koh Samui Attractions-Thailand, Thailand Free Tour, Koh Samui Attractions

 

Koh Samui Attractions-Thailand, Thailand Free Tour, Koh Samui Attractions

▲ Do you see the brick red stairs behind the Buddha statue?Too many tourists walked from here, so the temple had to ban it directly.

 

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Koh Samui Attractions-Thailand, Thailand Free Tour, Koh Samui Attractions

 

Koh Samui Attractions-Thailand, Thailand Free Tour, Koh Samui Attractions

 

Koh Samui Attractions-Thailand, Thailand Free Tour, Koh Samui Attractions

 

Koh Samui Attractions-Thailand, Thailand Free Tour, Koh Samui Attractions

▲ Ring the bell to pray for blessings. (It's really hot to come by during the day, and it's really more comfortable to come in the afternoon from 555)

 

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Koh Samui Attractions-Thailand, Thailand Free Tour, Koh Samui Attractions

 

Koh Samui Attractions-Thailand, Thailand Free Tour, Koh Samui Attractions

 

Koh Samui Attractions-Thailand, Thailand Free Tour, Koh Samui Attractions

 

Koh Samui Attractions-Thailand, Thailand Free Tour, Koh Samui Attractions

 

Koh Samui Attractions-Thailand, Thailand Free Tour, Koh Samui Attractions

 

Koh Samui Attractions-Thailand, Thailand Free Tour, Koh Samui Attractions

 

Koh Samui Attractions-Thailand, Thailand Free Tour, Koh Samui Attractions

 

Koh Samui Attractions-Thailand, Thailand Free Tour, Koh Samui Attractions

▲ It takes about 20 minutes to finish shopping here.

 

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Koh Samui Attractions-Thailand, Thailand Free Tour, Koh Samui Attractions

 

How to get to Thousand Hands Guanyin Temple (Wat Laem Suwannaram)

After finishing the visit to the rich and honorable Buddha, the next stop is the Thousand-Hand Guanyin Temple. The Guanyin Temple is located on Koh Samui. It is about 1.2 kilometers away from the Buddha. It can be reached by bike for 5 to 8 minutes. Although the Google Map also shows the walking time. It’s like summer all year round. You probably don’t want to sweat and walk through it like rain, so I suggest you take transportation to go there.

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Brief introduction and highlights of Wat Laem Suwannaram

The Thousand-Hand Guanyin Temple is located in the northeast of Koh Samui. You can visit the temple for free. The whole temple includes Guanyin statues, Maitreya Buddha statues and a Thai Buddhist temple. It is not difficult to see the newly built taste from the new colors of the Buddha statues, but it is a peaceful atmosphere. Surrounded by it, people usually feel tired at work and long working hours. When traveling, I hope that everyone will slow down and don't rush to the schedule. You might as well take a stroll here and blow the cool breeze. Travel can also have a different taste.

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Koh Samui Attractions-Thailand, Thailand Free Tour, Koh Samui Attractions

 

Koh Samui Attractions-Thailand, Thailand Free Tour, Koh Samui Attractions

 

Koh Samui Attractions-Thailand, Thailand Free Tour, Koh Samui Attractions

▲ Remember, when you come here, you should also pay attention to your service.

 

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Koh Samui Attractions-Thailand, Thailand Free Tour, Koh Samui Attractions

 

Koh Samui Attractions-Thailand, Thailand Free Tour, Koh Samui Attractions

 

Koh Samui Attractions-Thailand, Thailand Free Tour, Koh Samui Attractions

 

Koh Samui Attractions-Thailand, Thailand Free Tour, Koh Samui Attractions

▲ Elephant God, God of Wisdom.

 

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Koh Samui Attractions-Thailand, Thailand Free Tour, Koh Samui Attractions

 

Koh Samui Attractions-Thailand, Thailand Free Tour, Koh Samui Attractions

▲ Came here to see the characteristics of religious pluralism.

 

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Koh Samui Attractions-Thailand, Thailand Free Tour, Koh Samui Attractions

 

Koh Samui Attractions-Thailand, Thailand Free Tour, Koh Samui Attractions

 

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Koh Samui Attractions-Thailand, Thailand Free Tour, Koh Samui Attractions

 

Koh Samui Attractions-Thailand, Thailand Free Tour, Koh Samui Attractions

▲ The good fortune boy and dragon girl in front of the Bodhisattva's seat.

 

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Koh Samui Attractions-Thailand, Thailand Free Tour, Koh Samui Attractions

 

Koh Samui Attractions-Thailand, Thailand Free Tour, Koh Samui Attractions

 

Koh Samui Attractions-Thailand, Thailand Free Tour, Koh Samui Attractions

▲On the side is the golden Thai Buddhist temple.

 

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Koh Samui Attractions-Thailand, Thailand Free Tour, Koh Samui Attractions

 

Koh Samui Attractions-Thailand, Thailand Free Tour, Koh Samui Attractions

 

Koh Samui Attractions-Thailand, Thailand Free Tour, Koh Samui Attractions

 

Koh Samui Attractions-Thailand, Thailand Free Tour, Koh Samui Attractions

 

Koh Samui Attractions-Thailand, Thailand Free Tour, Koh Samui Attractions

 

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Koh Samui Attractions-Thailand, Thailand Free Tour, Koh Samui Attractions

 

Koh Samui Attractions-Thailand, Thailand Free Tour, Koh Samui Attractions

 

Koh Samui Attractions-Thailand, Thailand Free Tour, Koh Samui Attractions

 

Koh Samui Attractions-Thailand, Thailand Free Tour, Koh Samui Attractions

 

Koh Samui Attractions-Thailand, Thailand Free Tour, Koh Samui Attractions

▲ Thousand-hand Guanyin Temple can be visited for about 30 minutes, after which you can continue to the next attraction.

 

 


◎ Wat Phra Yai
– Address: Ko Fan, Bophut, Ko Samui, Thailand
– Tel: +66 81 293 9676

 

◎ Thousand Hands Guanyin Temple (Wat Laem Suwannaram)
– Address: Near Ban Plai Laem School, Road 4171, Ko Samui, Thailand
– Phone: +66-98-0694019

 

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