Top Historical Monuments and Landmarks in Ko Samui

Ko Samui is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Ko Samui one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Ko Samui is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Ko Samui or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Ko Samui. Explore the historical monuments of Ko Samui with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Ko Samui guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Ko Samui page for the complete list of attractions and activities.

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Let's witness the history of Ko Samui with these top historical monuments and landmarks:

  1. Wat Phra Yai Or The Big Buddha Temple

    #1 of 3 Historical Places in Ko Samui
    Wat Phra Yai Or The Big Buddha Temple

    Tags: Landmark, Historical Site, Monument, Statue

    Address: 4171, Bo Put, Ko Samui, Surat Thani 84320, Thailand

    Timings: 10:00 am - 11:45 pm Details

    Big Buddha is most popular attraction in Samui, many tourist come to marvel at the sheer size and beauty of this remarkable statue at some point during their holiday. Visible from several kilometers a...Read more

  2. Wat Plai Laem

    #2 of 3 Historical Places in Ko Samui
    Wat Plai Laem

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Island, Historical Site

    Address: Nr Ban Plai Laem School, Road 4171, Ko Samui, Thailand

    Timings: 08:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Wat Plai Laem is a Buddhist temple compound on Samui's north-east coast of Samui, featuring a striking white 18-arm image of Guanyin, the Goddess of Mercy and Compassion. Close to the Big Buddha templ...Read more

  3. Wat Khunaram

    #3 of 3 Historical Places in Ko Samui
    Wat Khunaram

    Tags: Temple, Historical Site, Statue, Monastery

    Address: Ko Samui, Surat Thani 84320, Thailand

    Timings: 07:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Loung Pordaeng, the most famous of Koh Samui monks was a well respected member of the local community when he entered the monastery in his early twenties. Loung Pordaeng passed away as he predicted, w...Read more

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Top Tours for Historical Places in Ko Samui

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    Duration: 7 Hrs 30 Mins

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  • 6 Hours Guided Koh Samui City Tour
    6 Hours Guided Koh Samui City Tour

    Duration: 6 Hrs

    Koh Samui is still very much a mystery and lot is yet to be explored by visitors. This tour has combined a few cultural eleme...

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