The Temple of Guanyin is a famous temple on Sumei Island, many of the statues are sculptured in the open air. Moreover, the statues have the obvious characteristics of Chinese Buddha statues, there are many temples in the temple, there are calm lake, the scenery is very beautiful. It is not like a temple, but rather a park, and it is worth a visit.
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The Temple of the Thousand-Handed Guanyin is a very new temple on the island of Samui, it is located in the north of the whole island. The temples are open air, the statue of the thousand-Handed Guanyin in the temple is really powerful. There are also Maitreya Buddha, Manjusri Bodhisattva and other statues. The color of the temple is very bright, and the golden splendor, which is in contrast with the quietness of our temple.
I have chosen the day trip in Samui. And the Qianshou Guanyin Temple is the first stop of the day trip. I feel that there are still quite a lot of tourists here. You can visit Qianshou Guanyin for free. You need to take off your shoes when you go in. There is also a coffee shop near the parking lot to take a break. For a drink, the overall feeling is to experience the local culture
Beautiful building with a huge statue of Buddha with many arms. It is an active Thai temple, so remember to cover your arms and knees if you want to get inside. What Plai Laem is really beautiful and colourful place. It's situated pretty close to the famous Big Buddha temple.
Wat Plai Laem is a Buddhist temple complex in the northern part of Ko Samui Island. The Wat (temple) features an imposing and unique white 18-arm statue of Guanyin, the Goddess of Mercy and Compassion. I have yet to see this image in any other Wat during my travels throughout Thailand. The Wat also features a large white laughing Buddha and a colorful and elaborate prayer and ceremonial hall. The Wat is distinctive in that it's built upon both Thai and Chinese Buddhist traditions. Wat Plai Laem is a relaxing and reflective way to spend your afternoon and experience some local culture.
Beautiful temple very close to the villa.
Can walk to Wat Plai Laem from the Big Buddha which takes around 10 mins. There is no entry fee and you can also feed the fish for 10b. There are places where you can have a cold drink or a coffee with air conditioning and free wifi. Some photo opportunities also if you wish.
Nice Wat located between Bo Phut and Chaweng in the island of Koh Samui. Very accessible by motorbike from either location and right down the road from the more famous, "Big Buddha." The picture above is of Guanyin, who is the goddess of compassion. In addition to this 18 armed Goddess, the Wat also features a large statue of "Laughing Buddha." It's neat visiting Wat Plai Laem because it boasts some different features that aren't staples in other Wats located in Thailand.