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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Top Historical Ko Samui landmarks
Traverse through the finest landmarks and famous historical buildings of Ko Samui.
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4171, Bo Put, Ko Samui, Surat Thani 84320, Thailand
10:00 am - 11:45 pm
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 away and even from the air when arriving on or leaving the island, the 12 meter tall golden image stands proud.
At the base of the structure, several s...
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Nr Ban Plai Laem School, Road 4171, Ko Samui, Thailand
08:00 am - 05:00 pm
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 temple, Wat Plai Laem offers visitors a view into Chinese-Thai beliefs as well as some elaborate Buddhist-themed art and architecture. A number of statues ...
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Ko Samui, Surat Thani 84320, Thailand
07:00 am - 05:00 pm
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, while sitting peacefully in meditation. Before his death he requested his students to cremate his body should his remains decay, if his remains were pr...