The Great Buddha Temple, named Wat Pra Yai in English and Big Buddha Temple, is a very famous temple and landmark building in Sumei Island. The Temple worships a golden statue of the great Buddha, which is 12 meters high. On the platform where the great Buddha is located, there is a clear blue sea. That beach is the beach of the great Buddha. The temple is not big. It takes less than 5 minutes to walk around and see flowers for free. Wat Pra Yai, Grand Buddha Temple Location: Bo Phut, Koh Samui, Suratthani, Thailand Transportation: Connected with Grand Buddha Beach, 5 minutes'drive or 15 minutes' walk from Grand Buddha Beach.
The Paya Temple, also known as the Great Buddha Temple, is a landmark building on Sumei Island. The Temple worships a large Buddha statue which can be clearly seen a few kilometers away and is very spectacular. Monasteries are not allowed to wear shoes. They come here to find the silence of the soul.
Wat Phra Yai Ko Fan is the monastery of Sumei Island with a rich Buddha. It is the landmark of Sumei Island. Far away, you can see a golden Buddha standing on the front platform, more brilliant under the blue sky and white clouds. Standing under the great Buddha, you will feel the grandeur of the great Buddha, and a feeling of awe arises spontaneously. On the high platform, you can also have a view of the Bay around you.
The Great Buddha Temple and the Thousand-Handed Guanyin Temple are close to each other, and the two scenic spots can be visited together. Riding a motorcycle, I saw a golden door, and there was a road behind it to see the sea. After parking, I saw a stray cat who was very gentle to my relatives. There are many foreigners visiting the Grand Buddha. It is said that you can walk 50 steps to reach the Grand Buddha. Scenic spots are not big. They can be visited in less than an hour. There are several rows of small shops to be visited.
The Grand Buddha Temple does not charge admission tickets, but don't wear too little, otherwise it is not allowed to go in. You must wear the gown provided by the temple before you can go in. It's free. There are many small shops nearby. They are good places to buy gifts for friends.