Koh Samui is not only famous for its coastline, long beaches and late night entertainment but also popular for its cultural activities. Whenever you are at Koh Samui; you must take participate in the cultural activities; you will feel like a local citizen of the beautiful islands. Here we have listed top 5 things to do in Koh Samui if you are a culture buff and would love to explore history and tradition.
The mystical temples and sights are quite good travel attractions and the places of worship. These places are wonderfully preserved, colorful and decorated uniquely. The Big Buddha Temple is one of the most visited worship places in Koh Samui. You will ever remember the giant big Buddha statue when you see a mammoth statue anywhere in the world. Other sites to visit are Leam Sor Pagoda and Wat Sila Ngu.
Wish to get information about the history of Koh Samui? You must visit the museum to discover ancient history. There’re plenty of museums in Koh Samui which can give information about the ancient Koh Samui. The Wat Lamai Temple Folklore Museum is worth to visit as it provides you an insight of the history of Koh Samui & Thai civilization with its huge collection of brass statues, pots, Buddhist artifacts, etc.
If any festival is being celebrated in Koh Samui and you are there; we suggest you take participate in it like a local. You will never ever forget the celebration. Songkran is a famous festival not to be missed if you love to spray water using a water gun whoever passing by you. Other festivals are Loy Krathong and Sart Festival or Buffalo Fighting Festival.
You have ever enjoyed a night party till morning but the celebration level is something else when you are in between the Full Moon Festival held in Koh Phangan. It comes once in a month when the moon is in its full shine. If you wish to enjoy full moon festival with endless options, High Park Koh Samui is a perfect place to have fun at a party and rock it with your grooviest moves.
Want to get relaxed mentally, meditation retreat is a right thing to do. There are a couple of retreat places and out of them, the famous ones are Kamalaya Koh Samui, Dipabhavan Meditation Center & Vikasa Yoga.
Add these “5 things to do in Koh Samui” in your bucket list and perform all when you are on a vacation in Koh Samui.