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“Lovely temple topped off with great views of Pattaya and the coast” 5 of 5 stars
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Big Buddha
Sataranaprayot road,Na Kluea, Pattaya, Thailand
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Ranked #2 of 112 things to do in Pattaya
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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“Lovely temple topped off with great views of Pattaya and the coast”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

This is a truly beautiful temple with many lovely buildings and statues. The monks are naturaly warm, welcoming and tollerant. Ontop of this the temple offers some magnifigent views of the coast and Pattaya. It will not cost you anything and it is beutiful. 2 to 3 hours should be enough. You can get a taxi from Pattaya to take you, wait for you, and brink you back from 300 Baht, depending on time of day, how long your there and you negotiation skills.

It is a temple so you need to dress respectably, that means casual but covered. No bikini wear , short shorts or dresses, but no need to wear a suit , just be respectable.

Visited June 2013
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“Best view in Phuket!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

This is the most amazing view I saw in my 3 weeks living in Phuket. It was a bit of a hike to get up there- you cannot walk. It is a steep windy road to the top but all worth it once you arrive. They have made a souvenir shop and a few little tourist things at the top, but the panoramic view is unbelievable! If you are in the area, or close enough I would absolutely recommend. It is not worth a day trip, its only a 2 hour max stop, but Nai Harn beach is close- and that is lovely if a day trip is made. Just lovely!

Visited April 2013
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“Oh my Big Buddha”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

Definitely worth a look. An amazing feat as all the stone comes from Myanmar. Like to know who carried it in & up the hill. Seriously though worth a look, a beautiful monument & statement of the Buddhist faith. Entry donation if you like, excellent views from the top in many directions.

Visited March 2013
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“Big budda in pattaya”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

This is a lovely motorbike ride around the hill .
There are lots of statues and smaller pray areas and budda areas, and some chinese inspired temples also. lots of little tracks around to different areas of the hill .
It would be nice for a quiet afternoon to go see , maybe have a coconut and relax, escape from the hustle and bustle of pattaya city

Visited May 2013
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“find serene”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

we love the temple as they got big buddha and also the view of the pattaya mountain to see pattaya in a panoramic view.

Visited March 2013
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