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Magic Gardens at Koh Samui


One of the most fascinating places at Koh Samui is a valley called Magic Garden of Buddha. Unlike other places, it is not a religious spot. The open valley lies in a private estate chiefly used for growing durian ( a variety of fruit grown in Malaysia and Thailand). The owner – Nim Thongsuk – started carving statues in the valley in 1976 and over the next 23 years, with single-minded devotion, created a variety of stone statues in the valley.
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