Wat Phra Yai & Big Buddha
|This temple is the home of Koh Samui most famous landmark the Big Buddha.
Most visitors 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 is in the Northeast of Samui on route 4171 near the airport.