Very cool and holy place at height from where all looks beautiful. Can visit in half day city tour system. Must visit place.
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We enjoyed visiting the Big Buddha. The effort that's gone into building it is nothing short of amazing, and it's all been done through donations too - so that's a feat in itself! While still very much a work in progress, it's a great place...More
Wow Wow Wow - this place was fantastic beyond belief. Our personal driver in Surin organised our tickets. We were terribly spoilt with a scrumptious dinner in the "Silver Room". The "Gold Room" is the seafood buffet and the "Red Room" is a huge dining...More
This Buddha is truly impressive. There is still work being done on the lower area around the Buddha and on part of the steps, but that doesn't detract from its awesomeness. Even with some marine layer on the day we were there, the views from...More
Even though its still under construction, it's a "working" temple where you are able to observe priests during their prayer times and join in if you wish. Clearly something of this scale requires a lot of money, so there are many opportunities to buy souvenirs...More
To find myself at this world site, exceeded my expectations! The feeling of intense peace cannot be described. I saw a real monk and the experience humbled me. Everyone should go once in their lifetime as the atmosphere there is healing (mind, body and soul).
My wife, my two teenage sons and I recently visited "The Big Buddha". It is set on top of a hill and, on a good day, offers excellent views with several viewing points to take photos from. There is still construction work being done but...More