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Address: Sataranaprayot Road, Pattaya, Thailand
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Big Buddha

The Big Buddha is a place to visit while in Pattaya as your able to get a good view of Pattaya from the hill. The Big Buddha is surrounded by other Buddhas that represent the days... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Big Buddha is a place to visit while in Pattaya as your able to get a good view of Pattaya from the hill. The Big Buddha is surrounded by other Buddhas that represent the days of the week which represents what day you were born on. Is a place to pray and for local people too. It has Buddhas... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I've been here a dozen times, but I always enjoy coming back. The main big buddha at Wat Phra Yai (Big Buddha) is pretty impressive, even though it's getting a bit worn. Not a bad view, either. We hit it when there were zero tourist busses there -- but as we left 5 of them rolled in. So timing probably... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We travelled this place on may which was hottest time. so place is not that great its only good to see big buddha sculpture.

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Thank go4deepakgupta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The views from the hill are beautiful and you can see all of pattaya. The big Buddha is massive and there are other Buddhas there as well. Lovely.

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Thank kerry g
Adelaide
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Big Budda is a peaceful place to visit in Pattaya. This grand piece of architecture has a commanding presence, and can inspire you to reflect on the Thai culture.

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Thank Ragballs
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This Budda Temple is big and top of on hillside.One of Good view to see Pattaya from top.Everyday busy with Thai buddisiam.

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Thank Thein W
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We travelled as a couple, and we thought that the Big Buddha itself was excellent. It was very large and quite amazing to see such a large golden Buddha in the outdoors. The staircase up to the Buddha was impressive, which was lined by two dragons with 7-headed snakes emerging from their mouths. The Big Buddha itself was surrounded by... More 

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Geleen, Limburg, Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

nice to be there its a nice buddha sculpture . and on the way back you watch over all of pattaya you have a nice vieuw there.

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Thank Leo S
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Statues of various stages of Buddha's life. Entrance is free. you can release the birds for good luck but need to purchase those. Cash donations are accepted for other offerings like flowers and incense. One hour and you will see everything. Some types of clothing are prohibited specially for women. Skirts, ripped jeans, revealing tops and that sort of clothing... More 

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Thank Starpalma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Not much to say that the title didn't. Awesome time with all the monuments and a very good view of the city at the top. Really enjoyable in the evening when the sun is setting

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