Koh Samui’s mummified monk at Wat Khunaram is an unusual feature of the island that offers a unique insight into Buddhist and Thai culture.
Big Buddha temple
The Big Buddha statue sits majestically on a small rocky peninsula off Koh Samui’s north-eastern corner. Big Buddha temple is known locally as Wat Phra Yai,
Sila Ngu Temple Lamai
Inside the Sila Ngu temple in Lamai rests the Phra That Hin Ngu. Which is a stupa containing the Buddha’s sacred relics. Phra That Sila Ngu is 17 kilometers away from the Koh Samui District Office.
Kao Lae Temple
Phra Phut Kao Lae is a historical and cultural sight, located at Kao Lae, Mared District, 15 kilometers away from the Koh Samui District Office and southwest of Kao Lay Sanctuary.
Laem Sor Pagoda
The Chedi Laem Sor was built by beloved Luang Por Dang, who passed away on a sunken ship in 2519.
Samred Temple is situated in the Mared District of the island. Inside the temple there is an 80 year-old Silayawong Buddha statue,
Plai Laem Temple
Is a well famous temple located in the north of Koh Samui next to Wat Phra Yai and the Big Buddha. At the temple there is a nice lake which is filled with more than 100 species of fish.
Guan Yu Chinese Shrine
Another true must see destination on Koh Samui is the Guan Yu Chinese shrine. The shrine is a 16-metre tall bronze statue of Guan Yu.
Grandfather & Grandmother Rocks
Another of nature’s oddities on Koh Samui is that of the Grandmother and Grandfather rocks. These rocks are located at a scenic spot along the shore in the south of Lamai beach and have been shaped over millions of years by wind, water,
Phra Khru Sammathakittikhun
Phra Khru Sammathakittikhun (Daeng Piyasilo), commonly known as Luang Por Daeng, was a native monk of Koh Samui who enjoyed a long prosperous family life until he was 50 years old