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Big Buddha

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Address: Sataranaprayot Road, Pattaya, Thailand
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watching over the city

Did not realize how big this statue is. Its BIG. on top of the hill you get a great look down the coast towards Jomtien and in land to the mountains. it is a peaceful time and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Varmland County, Sweden
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This area is in a beautiful location. However as a sacred place it lacks the atmosphere I got from the mant other temples and Buddas we visited. It is very commercial and in a poor state of repair. Of course I still respect the place for what it is so very much worth a visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Did not realize how big this statue is. Its BIG. on top of the hill you get a great look down the coast towards Jomtien and in land to the mountains. it is a peaceful time and well worth the climb to get there

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Thank John S
Pattaya, Thailand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Big Buddha is at the top of a steep incline surrounded by other statues. The park around the hill is also a good place to walk.

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Thank roy g
Pattaya, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Many tourist come visit here also great view over the area pattaya and jomtien beach. Its in the pattaya south area on the big buddha hill

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Is this a nice place for a visit? Yes, just once. I chose the wrong time of day to visit - the sun was overhead and thus made the visit less enjoyable. One goes uphill enjoying the view of Pattaya Bay - very pleasant as long as you stay away from the heat. The car takes you almost all the... More 

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California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I was surprised seeing big statue of buddha I have visited 4 times when I stay in thailand. And if I visit again I would like to go again there. The main big buddha at Wat Phra Yai is pretty amazing and impressive, Visit early in the morning so that it wont be crowsed otherwise it will not be fun... More 

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Thank MichealLovesTravel
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Nice to look at, nice to take pictures. If walk up from Pattaya its a breathtaking walk, but you can go nearly up there by car. If you a a Pattaya first Timer, go and take a look and also overview the city of Pattaya.

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Thank Jane K
Jaipur, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

nice place..good scenic beauty..get a good feel after the happening nights..good place to spend an hour or so

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Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

important religious monument on top of pattaya. Big Buddha with several smaller around, here is a place of worship and respect for the Thai relgion. One must be properly dressed to enter, but you can borrow extra clothes if you're missing something, a blanket, etc. You can buy incense and more to show your respect for the religion. Is at... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Big Buddha provides good views over Pattaya and provides an opportunity to gain some exposure to the Buddhist culture and beliefs.

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