Tourist attractions in Koh Samui
Koh Samui Attractions | Samui Island sightseeing
Koh Samui is one of the major tourist attraction found in south East Asia. The charm of Koh Samui has managed to charm the tourists to Samui and it is only the tourist who will be able to experience this charm that Samui exudes.
Koh Samui is famous for beaches and its nightlife
The predominant tourist attractions of Koh Samui are its beaches and the nightlife and parties that it offers. You are sure to enjoy the bustling atmosphere found here in Koh Samui. Koh Samui however has much more to offer besides its beaches and nightlife; so if you go on a visit to Koh Samui, don't forget to visit its many tourist attractions.
The Big Buddha; an important part of Koh Samui
The Big Buddha is a monument that the world associates with Koh Samui. This is a 15 meter monument of Lord Buddha which has to be visited when in Koh Samui. The famous Big Buddha shrine is another tourist attraction of Koh Samui which is found on the northern coast of Koh Samui. This 12 meter high golden Buddha can be seen from a distance of several kilometers from it.
The Namuang waterfall is another place worth visiting in Samui. This is a place that represents the influence nature has on Thailand. It is located about 10 km south of Nathon, and is today one of the major attractions of Samui.
Visit the butterfly garden and insect museum when in Koh Samui
Nature freaks will also love visiting the Na Tian Butterfly Garden found in the south of the island. On visiting this garden you get to sight the hundreds of butterflies found here. In fact, this garden can be said to be a kaleidoscope of color because of the colorful beauty of these many butterflies.
The Insect Museum is a place bug enthusiasts have to visit. On visiting the museum, you find rare insects which are found not only in Thailand, but also in other countries. If you are lucky, you can also get to have a look at the activities of bees.
Last Updated: 24 Oct 2007