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Big Buddha

Pattaya, Thailand
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Ranked #8 of 64 attractions in Pattaya
Type: Monuments/ Statues
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Bangkok, Thailand
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226 reviews 226 reviews
34 attraction reviews
674 helpful votes 674 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 NEW

We had a few nice days in Pattaya over the Songkran festive days and our group of European and Thai friends went to the Big Buddha to make merit! It is always a nice treat to go to such a holy site and to ring in the new thai year!

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Pattaya, Thailand
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 NEW

It is great to see, as it is a massive Buddha. And has a variety of others. Make sure you know the day of the week you were born, as then you can pray at the Buddha that is for your day of the week. You can buy birds to release by your Buddha. You should only pay 20 baht,... More

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014 NEW

This place blew me away when I first arrived, what a wonderful place, really enjoyed every minute and taxi driver who took me there from Pattaya was brilliant only trouble is I cant remember his name.

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Manila, Philippines
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73 reviews 73 reviews
34 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

From the hotel i walked to the Big Buddha, the stairway consists of not many steps so it is not difficult to get to the top. There several Buddha images at the top, the biggest being the one directly at the top of the steps

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Pattaya, Chon Buri, Thailand
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29 reviews 29 reviews
17 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

The Big Buddha sits atop Pratumnak Hill and affords commanding views of the Pattaya and Jomtien strips. The temples themselves are nothing special but the various statues of Buddha tell a story and are noteworthy. You can sit in on one of the ceremonies led by one of the monks: just do what the locals do and don't be shy,... More

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iran
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

my husband and i rent a taxi about 200 THB and visited there. full of buddha statue but it was windy day. no more attractive performance there..just good to take some photoes

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Lodz, Poland
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51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

We visited Big Buddha on March 2012. Its boring place. Nice but boring. Quiet nice view to Pattaya. I dont reccomend, lost of time

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UK
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

worth a trip to see, not the greatest views from the top but good to see the several different buddhas that relate to the day of week you were born

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Baltimore, Maryland
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75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

Massive huge gold buddha,sitting on top of the hill overlooking the city below, beautiful views of the ocean below. Picture postcard perfect!

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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48 reviews 48 reviews
26 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

This was really taken back my temple, you can buy little birds before you climb up to the temple and release them at the top, there are many different statues with Big Buddha being the main one, it was really peaceful and you will have a moment to reflect. Must do is trying to throw money into one the statue... More

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