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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  • Super views over part of the island and the airport. The stairs are feasible and it is swarmed with many butterflies. HERRLICH. The pagoda is in the beautiful gold. Out of season, we were almost alone.
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  • Not the first year rest on Samui but in this place got only this year! View of the part of the island almost aerial view! Very interesting to watch as planes sit down! Very beautiful! Stupa surrounds Sadiq! At the entrance of the monk asks to cover knees and shoulders!
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  • 20B input that immediately we are asked to move to the "Donation Box", watch the same pagoda is does not have but for a view of the runway, taking off and landing aircraft is an interesting
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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 :)
  • Some of the best views of the northern part of Samui airport and Chaweng. Beautiful temple on top. Very beautifully
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  • 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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The more built-up area in the east of town, around the old fishing village, has the best selection of budget and mid-range accommodations, with hostels, guesthouses, and simple hotels ideally located close to the water and amenities. The western end of Bophut features a number of larger hotels and resorts, offering luxurious spa facilities, outdoor pools, and manicured grounds.
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