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Wat Plai Laem, Bophut

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At Wat Plai Laem, a modern Buddhist temple, admire the statues--one an 18-armed image of Guanyin, the Goddess of Mercy and Compassion, the other of Budai, the laughing Buddha. Though the temple was constructed recently, it incorporates traditional Chinese and Thai elements into its design. Enjoy a tranquil stroll among the colorful idols, ornate architecture, and riverside scenery. Make Wat Plai Laem a part of your Bophut vacation plans using our Bophut holiday site.
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  • Although we found the island rather disappointing this friendly temple turned out to be the highlight of our brief trip. Apart from the spectacular multi-armed Buddha there are other fun sculptures... 
    Although we found the island rather disappointing this friendly temple turned out to be the highlight of our brief trip. Apart from the spectacular multi-armed Buddha there are other fun sculptures...  more »
  • Close to the main road at Bangrak Beach. Temples well kept. Huge statues situated on a small pond. Combine a visit with a walk to the Big Buddha 
    Close to the main road at Bangrak Beach. Temples well kept. Huge statues situated on a small pond. Combine a visit with a walk to the Big Buddha  more »
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  • What a beautiful place to visit! Let your imagination go wild and enjoy the site you see. Brilliant photo oportunitis to work on your photography skills. Easy to find just look in your GOOGLE maps. It will get you there no worries. Spend some time feed the fish and enjoy this place.
  • What a lovely place to stroll around and enjoy the site. Spend some time to enjoy the beautiful fantasy in front of you. Brilliant opportunity to make beautiful pictures of the beauty created infront of you .Not forget to buy the food for the fish 🐟 to feed. It will bring you good luck they say. Enjoy

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