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Phuket Big Buddha

Yot Sane 1 | Mueang Phuket District, Karon, Phuket Town, Phuket 83100, Thailand
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Ranked #3 of 5 Attractions in Karon
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Religious Sites
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Phuket, Thailand
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 NEW

I've been here last year with my friends and it was so amazing. The view, the way we got there, and the BIG Buddha ☺☺☺...

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Hyderabad-Deccan, Andhra Pradesh, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 NEW

This is a must visit place. This is a tourist attraction and you can visit it with other attractions in Phuket city tour packages. This is at Karon beach and hill top. The Thai Govt is planing to make it as a center point. The beauty is that, the Big Buddha statue is made up of MARBLE imported from Myanmar.... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 NEW

Yes work is being completed on this monument but you are still able to view the Buddha without restriction from many areas. It is sn incredible piece, the sheer size & artistic ability will definitely impress!! Will not disappoint!!

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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 NEW

It was well worth the trip. It is under construction. Make the trip :-) the view over looking Phuket is amazing

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 NEW

this is a nice place to visit good very good views up the hill the way is well marked and you can go by bike.

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Phuket, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 NEW

I been walking up to Big buddha many times from Karon. (soi 13). Its a super nice walk where some breeze will make your walk easier. The award is when reach big buddha,the view is stunning, i been blessed few times from the monks, and on the way back i have stopped for some food with stunning view over Karon... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 NEW

Headed up to Big Buddha again.. nice that the scaffolding was removed from Big Buddha this trip. Got blessed by a Monk which was a great experience.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

Nice little side trip. Great as you enter to the sound of chanting monks. Please note that there are a few stairs as you make your way up to meet the Buddha but a nice view from the top. There are also bathroom facilities on site.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

The work is still in progress to get the place finished as they are relying on donation. Gorgeous view from there. Lovely place to visit.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

We hired a scooter for the day to get up to the Big Buddha after hearing plenty about from friends and reviews and this huge attraction certainly lived up to its name. The views back over Phuket are amazing, as is the incredible statue itself. We were able to be blessed by a monk while there and were given a... More

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