- Peter Roodnat
Big Buddha Temple Koh Samui
Golden Buddha of 12 meters high
Wat Phra Yai - Big Buddha Temple Koh Samui
During your stay in our villas, a visit to this temple complex is more than worthwhile. In the early morning you can hear monks chanting their prayers and see locals making offerings. Around the temple you will find street food, souvenir and fresh fruit stalls offering their products.
During your visit to the Big Buddha
When visiting the Big Buddha Temple complex, wearing shoulder covering clothing, pants or longer shorts is advised. You should also remove your shoes when entering the complex.
Visiting the Big Buddha Temple from Idyllic Samui Villa Resort
On a clear day, you can see the Big Buddha from the Idyllic Samui Villa Resort.
From your villa, you can reach the Big Buddha by cab. (±5 Km )
TIPS For visiting The Big Buddha Temple
Provide shoulder covering clothing, pants or longer shorts
Visit the temple in the morning. The steps there can get hot in the afternoon sun
Take off your shoes if asked/mentioned
Do not visit the temple when it is raining, the steps can be very slippery
Follow instructions of monks
Have respect for religion