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Koh Samui
Samui Wat Thipangkorn
Koh Samui Wat Theepangkorn
Koh Samui Summit
On the highest point of Koh Samui, in the mountains of the island, a temple was built : Wat Theepangkorn or is being built because it is still partly under construction. Its large esplanade with a large golden standing Buddha offers a beautiful view overlooking Lamai beach and Lamai coconut trees plantation. It is a very beautiful viewpoint that many visitors contemplate before quickly leaving the place and going somewhere else. It is a great pity because if they took the time to go to the little Watlamai Discovery Museum across the path and climb onto its top floor terrace they would have a 360 ° view of Koh Samui. In addition, the museum is not uninteresting with lots of old traditional objects.

The view from the large building under construction also promises to be interesting but it should not be finished before many months. If you are hungry at the bottom of the car park, after the pink Ganesha statue, there is a nice small local restaurant.

This Ko Samui out of the beaten tracks tour goes up there.

Practical information about Koh Samui Summit

The access to the Great Buddha Standing esplanade costs 20 THB
The museum entrance costs 20 THB too


To go visit Koh Samui Summit, you can also book one of the tours above.

How to get to Koh Samui Summit ?

The road to Wat Teepangkorn is not easy, do not venture there by scooter if you are not a very skilled 2 wheels driver. This stop is on the program of some Koh Samui agencies that take you there in 4x4 cars.

Some tours going Koh Samui Summit

Koh Samui out f the beaten tracks in 4×4

Koh Samui out f the beaten tracks in 4×4

Offered in Englishenglish guide
Explore the inner beauty of Koh Samui island far from the regular tourist sites in a small group with a English guide. Discover Samui local life and the hidden places that most tourists never see.

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