LARGEST PROVINCES IN THAILAND 1. Nakhon Ratchasima 20,493 sq.klm 2. Chiang Mai 20,107 sq.klm 3. Kanchanaburi 19,483 sq.klm LARGEST ISLANDS IN THAILAND 1. Phuket 543 sq.klm 2. Chang 429 sq.klm 3. Samui 247 sq. klm HIGHEST PEAKS IN THAILAND 1. Doi Inthanon 2,565 metres 2. Doi Pha Hom Pok 2,285 metres 3. Doi Chiang Dao 2,195 … Continue reading Thailand Facts
The Chinese have a long and colourful history on Koh Samui, with the first immigrants arriving from the Chinese island of Hainan in the late Ayutthaya era.
Like many places in Thailand, Koh Samui is blessed with a number of temples, shrines and religious statues that you really should go and visit during your stay on the island.