Wat Phu Khao Noi

  • Address: Ko Pha-ngan District, Surat Thani, Thailand. , Ko Pha Ngan
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Historical Site, Family And Kids, Hill

Also known as the temple of the small mountain, Wat Phu Khao Noi is the oldest temple on the island. Founded around 1400 by Buddha monks who also discovered ko pha Ngan, the temple was set up as a tranquil place for practicing spirituality. Since the temple is located amidst the hills, it offers some of the most spectacular views of ko pha Ngan. This temple is also one of those places where you can see monks as they are in their daily life. It has an awe inspiring sublime white structure. Further, the temple has been beautified with carefully positioned upside down ceramic bowls, a design which you cannot see anywhere else on this island.

  • Respect the Buddha statue – Never climb, touch or sit near a Buddha. Get permission before taking photos and never take photos during worship.
  • Show respect – Speak quietly and appropriately, don’t smoke, don’t chew gum, and turn your mobile off.
  • Don’t point with your finger at anything or sit with your feet facing a person or Buddha, this is considered extremely rude. Stand up if you are already sitting when monks enter the room. Allow them to acknowledge you before you sit again.

  • Best time to visit the temple is before noon as you shall be able to see the monks as well.

  • Situated not far from Wat Ampawa, follow the small road up a gentle slope that will lead you to Wat Phu Khao Noi ko pha Ngan.

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  • Wat Phu Khao Noi Address: Ko Pha-ngan District, Surat Thani, Thailand. , Ko Pha Ngan
  • Wat Phu Khao Noi Price: Free
  • Time required to visit Wat Phu Khao Noi: 01:00 Hrs
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  • 95% of people who visit Ko Pha Ngan include Wat Phu Khao Noi in their plan

  • 42.57% of people start their Wat Phu Khao Noi visit around 12 PM - 1 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Wat Phu Khao Noi

Monday, Tuesday and Friday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Wat Phu Khao Noi

People normally club together Angthong National Marine Park and The Chinese Temple while planning their visit to Wat Phu Khao Noi.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
  • Very quiet historical wat definitely worth a visit

  • there is nothing inside.. and very hard

  • Feeling peaceful :)

  • ลักษณะของคนที่เป็นพระคือมีเมตตาเป็นที่ตั้ง

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