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“Interesting and worth a visit” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Phuket Big Buddha

Phuket Big Buddha
Yot Sane 1 | 7. 827643, 98. 312838, Karon, Phuket Town, Phuket 83100, Thailand
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Ranked #3 of 5 Attractions in Karon
Type: Religious Sites, Cultural
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Phuket, Thailand
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“Interesting and worth a visit”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

Be careful on the road up to Big Buddha, it's bad even by Thai standards. Once you are up there it's worthwhile. Many Buddhas to see and you can see which Buddha you are (by which day you were born). Great view on a clear day, go early before the crowds arrive.

Visited October 2013
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“Huge Buddha”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

I have loved the drive to Phuket big Buddha . It is really worth to see scenic beauty from that height.

Visited August 2013
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“looks better from a distance”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

Is is must see place, however there is nothing really picteresque or interesting there. It looks impressive from a distance and it is a good advice to find some distant viewpoint to make pictures of the statue. There is some temporary restoration works so part of the statue is actually covered.

Visited September 2013
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“PHUKET BIG BUDDHA KARON PHUKET THAILAND”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

Over looking the village of Phuket from high on hillside, ia massive Buddha.It can be seen from puket village,but to walk there would take most of the day.A Taxi which should cost about 2-3 thousand baht is well worthwhile.One does't realise how large it is till you stand at the base of it.The views from to hill are wonderful.Somtimes in the village of puket ,you hear if yhe wind is in the right direction the chants of buddhist monks it sounds soenchanting.

Visited December 2012
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“An enlightening experience.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

The Big Buddha has this way of making you feel calm, tranquil and at peace with your surroundings. A truly majestic structure that gives you a cultural and spiritual experience like no other. The views from the big buddha view point are amazing.

Visited September 2013
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