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Phuket Big Buddha

Soi Yot Sane 1, Chaofa West Rd., Chalong, Phuket Town, Phuket 83100, Thailand
+66 83 556 2242
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Soi Yot Sane 1, Chaofa West Rd., Chalong, Phuket Town, Phuket 83100, Thailand
+66 83 556 2242
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Reviewed today

Well worth the trip. The Buddha is a wonder sight to behold, you are able to enter below but must be dressed appropriately. You can see both side of the island from the top as well many Buddhist deities. We came from Patong via taxi...More

Thank Ralph S
Reviewed today via mobile

We loved our visit to the Big Buddha. Very serene place, it has a small temple too. The place offers some exceptional views of the surrounding.

Thank jesalumang87
Reviewed today via mobile

The big Buddha is very far from patong however I hired a mo-ped 400 baht for 24 hours so didn’t mind the drive in the blistering heat (45 minutes).The roads finally up to the big Buddha are awful and have elephants trekking all the way...More

Thank Kurtis M
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very interesting and amazing vision. Monks inside giving blessings to people. Lovely experience and very educational. The Big Buddha is still being built but no problem to visit now. Lots of steps so not great for elderly or disabled.

Thank Imme4
Reviewed yesterday

Interesting to know that this place on the top of the hill is designed to be a safe place in case of emergency. While also a place for praying, its true purpose is remembrance and shelter. There is a dress code to visit the place....More

Thank Erik W
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The buddha itself is a good sight but definatley not worth the hassle it took us to get there.We stayed in Patong. All the excursions to Big Buddha included elephant trekking. We would never elephant trek or recommend anyone else to do it. We were...More

1  Thank tr8v2l3r
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The big Buddha is a great structure, surrounded with great scenery. Dress appropriately especially for ladies , if not there will be scarf on loan with a small donation to the temple.

Thank irene l
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Good to spend the day walking around the big buddah and to see all the other buddah statues, also can see monkeys and an awsome view

Thank Se M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Whether you are by the lighthouse at the southern end of Phuket Island, passing through Phuket City or visiting the Big Buddha you can’t miss this huge 40 meter white marble statue. This $4 million dollar monument was completed in 2005 and paid for by...More

Thank Drgole
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I recommend , travel to thailand-phuket island , Visit big Buddha place . Holy and very very nice place .

Thank aliakbar a
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irene m
January 16, 2018|
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Response from NightshadeJHB | Reviewed this property |
yes. but I won't recommend you to use it. was extremely dirty and no toilet paper was available
November 22, 2017|
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Response from twisterella6 | Reviewed this property |
On the way up the hill to the site you have to pass a few businesses that have elephant rides etc. It is terribly heartbreaking to see but they are in no way affiliated with the Big Buddha itself. Just throw them major dirty... More
Tooba idrees S
November 21, 2017|
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Response from pebpcm | Reviewed this property |
There is walking at the site also so perhaps plan ahead and take a foldup chair.