Trip Planner: Asia / Thailand / Surat Thani Province / Ko Samui / Bophut / Plai Laem / Wat Plai Laem
At Wat Plai Laem, a modern Buddhist temple, admire the statues--one an 18-armed image of Guanyin, the Goddess of Mercy and Compassion, the other of Budai, the laughing Buddha. Though the temple was constructed recently, it incorporates traditional Chinese and Thai elements into its design. Enjoy a tranquil stroll among the colorful idols, ornate architecture, and riverside scenery. Make Wat Plai Laem a part of your Bophut vacation plans using our Bophut holiday site.
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Wat Plai Laem Reviews
A complex of temples and statues, the most amazing being the Buddha with all the arms, theres quite a few and all are spectacular to look at. Set amongst water there are fish that you can feed if... more »
A really nice place to spend an hour or so.The decoration on all the buildings is amazing with the emphasis on gold.For a change there are no gift shops here just the temples.A really funny thing... more »
Interesting temple. Filled with tourists though. Recommend visiting early in the morning to avoid. Worth buying some of the fish food on sale. So many fish.
Very large beautiful temple complex, nicely built and preserved. Feeding the fishes in the lake was great experience for kids. We did long stroll around all three huge statues and studied the buddha life story in the middle temple. Toilets are clean, plenty of parking space. You can buy food for fish there locally.
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