Pagoda Khao Hua Jook, Ko Samui

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Soak in the scenery and admire Buddhist art and architecture at Pagoda Khao Hua Jook. Recognizable by its ornate golden dome, the temple is surrounded by lush and tranquil nature. The small hill on which the pagoda is positioned offers excellent views of the Chaweng Lake and the surrounding countryside on one side, and the Samui airport on the other, making it a great vantage point for plane spotters. The pagoda is not accessible via public transportation, but you can reach it by private car or on an organized tour. Admission to the temple is free, but donations are accepted. Put Pagoda Khao Hua Jook on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Bophut day trip planning app .
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  • While the actual Pagoda is not the most impressive the views are totally worth the trek up the steps. It was fun watching planes takeoff and land and to see the island from a different perspective.  more »
  • This was a great view. Very crazy watching the planes take off over head. It costs 20 tbt to get in and they give you a little token gift. The temple is beautiful and we really enjoyed the inspiration...  more »
  • Pagoda Khao Hua Jook is along with the temple very nice historical monument, which is located at the top of the mountain to the Lake. Is a beautiful view of all parties, and especially to the airport and the Lake. Certainly it's one of the places that you should visit when you come to the island of Samui. Pagoda Khao Hua Jook with temple is very nice historical monument on the top of th hill next to Chaweng lake. From the top there is a very nice view to all directions. This place is the one from the "must see" if you visit Koh Samui.
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  • Amazing experience! Temple is nice and high in hills so you can see it from the whole Samui west side. But look from there is amazing 360 degrees view on the whole island and you are standing right above the airport.
  • Golden temple on the top of Chaweng. 360° view over Chaweng and airport. Just a few minutes away from the city. Nice walk to the top. Quiet. Worth visiting :)
  • Liinda place! If you have a vision of beautiful Chaweng. We drove maia to see swe a great walk, if you don't mind the heat, from Chaweng. When I went there was almost no tourist and was a fascinating visit!
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  • Nice way to the top. Steep approach! To get to the observation deck, you have 20 TB (Thai baht) pay, these are about 50 cent. Views worth: views of the airport and Chaweng Lake. Giant butterflies at the entrance to the temple.
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  • Very impressed with this place, not crowded, picturesque. From the site of the temple overlooking Lake Chaweng and least Strip. You can hang for a long time, watching the landing and takeoff of aircraft.
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