Wat Phra Yai Or The Big Buddha Temple

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  • Address: 4171, Bo Put, Ko Samui, Surat Thani 84320, Thailand
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  • Timings: 10:00 am - 11:45 pm Details
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Landmark, Historical Site, Monument, Statue, Restaurant, Specialty Shop

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 shops and restaurants cater to the needs of devotees and tourists alike.

Wat Phra Yai Or The Big Buddha Temple Travel Tips

  • Temple is open on all days.
  • It is a religious place, so try to keep intact the sanctity of the place and make way for the local devotees.
  • Since this is a sacred place, polite dress and conduct is a must. Be sure to wear shirts or scarves that cover the shoulders, trousers or long shorts, and avoid wearing beachwear.
  • Donations are appreciated.

How to Reach Wat Phra Yai Or The Big Buddha Temple

  • Hired Taxi

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  • Wat Phra Yai Or The Big Buddha Temple Address: 4171, Bo Put, Ko Samui, Surat Thani 84320, Thailand
  • Wat Phra Yai Or The Big Buddha Temple Timing: 10:00 am - 11:45 pm
  • Best time to visit Wat Phra Yai Or The Big Buddha Temple(preferred time): 06:00 pm - 08:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Wat Phra Yai Or The Big Buddha Temple: 01:00 Hrs
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  • 95% of people who visit Ko Samui include Wat Phra Yai Or The Big Buddha Temple in their plan

  • 56.29% of people start their Wat Phra Yai Or The Big Buddha Temple visit around 10 AM - 11 AM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Wat Phra Yai Or The Big Buddha Temple

Wednesday, Thursday and Friday

92.39% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Wat Phra Yai Or The Big Buddha Temple

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