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Koh Samui welcomes tourists visiting on Chinese New Year

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Koh Samui Island is welcoming the increase of tourists, inbound during the Chinese New Year festivities, visiting the island’s holy shrines for good fortune.

loads of Chinese people rock up in SamuiMany Thai-Chinese citizens and international tourists are visiting Ko Samui Island today on the second day of Chinese New Year celebrations considered to be the ‘travel’ day to pay respect to the island’s Guan Yu Shrine.

Most of the visitors are wearing a read attire, the color which is believed to promote fortune, and travel with their families. Most visitors have reported that they prayed for a better economy, to bolster trade, for healthy, and for the country to be peaceful in the new year.

Guan Yu Shrine on Ko Samui Island is the sacred place according to the Chinese belief, and was erected 159 years ago.

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