Suwan Ku Ha Cave is a giant attraction as well as a holy place in the city of Samui. The site of the cave houses a Buddhist temple which is one of the significant reasons for the attraction of many travellers and devotees. It is within this cave that you find this magnificent temple and you definitely should add this destination to your must visit list in Thailand. The various rock formations too has caused the Suwan Ku Ha Cave become a world famous heritage site.
The cave is swamped with monkeys and bats. It is up to you to stay away from the monkeys and not feed them since they can get really wild at times. The reclining Buddha statue made in golden leaf of this cave is one of the most precious relics of the temple. You will also find a Buddhist monk where you could receive blessings if you need it. It is advised that you dress decent and covered up since you are entering religious premises and to watch out for your step since it’s not an even surface and might cause trouble. The cave temple is situated in a limestone mountain in the Tai Muang region of Thailand and is popularly given the name as Wat Tam which means temple cave. You would find stalls of fruit, snacks and drinks outside the temple to relax and enjoy the rural environment after a tiresome journey around the cave.
The temple in Suwan Ku Ha cave also consists of a chedi and many Buddha statues which brings much value to this place of worship. The chedi holds the vestiges of the NaTaakuathung family which lived about 160 years back and was the local governors who pioneered in building the shrine in Suwan Ku Ha temple. Do not miss this magnificent attraction while you are travelling around beautiful Thailand which you will certainly enjoy. Anantara Bophut Koh Samui is a Samui Hotel which is situated near the temple cave. If you are interested in staying overnight or to refresh yourself in a Samui Resort this would definitely be an ideal spot of your desire.