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Laem Sor Pagoda, Ko Samui

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Head to the southwest corner of the island to admire Laem Sor Pagoda, a golden pagoda. Sitting at the end of a rocky beach, the pagoda possesses a shimmering gold sheen (though its exterior is actually made from yellow-colored tiles) that stands out strikingly against the blueness of the water behind it. The main pagoda provides plenty of angles for photography and, because this is a relatively little-known attraction, this quiet spot offers an atmosphere of reverence and contemplation that can be hard to find at other religious sites on the island. Use our Taling Ngam trip builder to visit Laem Sor Pagoda on your trip to Taling Ngam, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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When planning a Ko Samui holiday, Taling Ngam appeals for its tranquil, calm environs in comparison to the rest of the island. This relatively remote locale offers a number of luxury 3- to 5-star beachfront hotels and resorts with amenities and trappings such as swimming pools, annexed restaurants, food, and beverages on-demand. Due to its secluded, exclusive nature, Taling Ngam appeals more to families than budget-conscious backpackers.
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  • To see this place is great experience. Very nice pagodas with great scolpures is realy worthed to see.  more »
  • Amazing Gold-platted building close to the beach and few steps from the Laem For village. The place is very quiet, with nice relaxing atmosphere.  more »
  • This beautiful area marks the end of the Island. The headland is the most southerly point on the Island and the Buddhist Monks have the Pagoda Temple. Pagoda is the triangle shaped temple you see all ...  more »
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  • Laem Sor Pagoda is a fairly recent addition to the growing number of Buddhist and Thai temples in Samui. Laem Sor Pagoda is located at the southern end of Bang Kao beach, in the quiet south-western corner of Koh Samui.
  • A quiet place. Not much of a tourist destination.
  • I don't know if nobody was allowed near the pagode due to the weather or if it's always like that. There is also one of those wax monks.
  • Good views. Ladies should cover their shoulders.
  • Beautiful views. Please, notice, that you should wear in trousers to came inside, monks have strict rules!