Koh Samui is a gorgeous island of Thailand, which is also one of the most beautiful tourist destinations in the country. The island is referred to by the locals as just 'Samui'. It is the third largest island of the Thai nation. After Phuket, Samui is also the second most popular island in the country. There are several beautiful locations to visit in Samui, for the locals as well as the visitors. Read on to know the major tourist attractions of Koh Samui.
Koh Samui Tourist Attractions
Big Budhha is a 12-meter huge statue of Budhha, in Koh Samui. The majestic statue that lies at the top of ceremonial dragon-steps at the Wat Phra Yai has long been a major attraction for visitors.
The Mountain Jungle in the interior of the islands can boast of a number of impressive and beautiful gardens. The gurgling waterfalls at Na Muang only add to the charm of the place.
Aquarium & Tiger Zoo
If you are visiting Koh Samui with your kids, the Aquarium and Tiger Zoo is a must-see. Daily shows are also organized at the zoo, which involve birds, tigers and sharks. The zoo is kept open on all days of the week.
If the sight of King Cobras has always fascinated you, a trip to Samui snake farm is sure to delight you. The farm organizes cobra shows, where you also get to see poisonous snakes, hazardous centipedes and scorpions.
Those who love sea and beaches are sure to have a gala time at Koh Samui. It proudly boasts of some of the best beaches of Thailand. Chaweng Beach, Big Buddha Beach and Lamai Beach are some of the stunning beaches to visit.