Pagoda Khao Hua Jook, Ko Samui

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Landmark · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
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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  • We climbed up the many steps and looked around the pagoda with amazing views. It was very interesting to look inside the room beneath the pagoda and see the many artefacts. It’s well worth Bht 20 per....  more »
  • We made the time to stop here and it was great. Easy to get to from Chewang on scooters and simple to park at the top. Stairs are pretty easy to walk up and once at the top the views are amazing. As.....  more »
  • Very hard to climb up the hill but once you get there the view is so nice! Definitely recommend to check it out as it’s only walking distance from central festivals shopping centre. Approximately 10-15min walk.
  • 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.
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