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“A unique place to visit.”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Phuket Big Buddha

Phuket Big Buddha
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$37.44*
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Tour to Big Buddha and Jungle Trek with Lunch in Phuket
Ranked #1 of 43 things to do in Chalong
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Selangor, Malaysia
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“A unique place to visit.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2012

Located on top of a hill, this is a place u should not miss if u visit Phuket. Something unique to visit if u get bored with the beaches (which u normally won't).

Signboards are plenty. U can just follow the signboards. Easier if u rent a bike to go there.

Very breezy place, there are plenty of attractions on the way there such as ATV (can ride on one to go to the big buddha), elephant rides and eateries.

The main buddha is still under construction but the view is spectacular!

Free of charge.

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“The Big Buddha Phuket still under construction works”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2012

It's the place you have to hire a car to get there. And also have to remind ladies don't wear shorts but they do provide sarong for wrapping around. Love those funny sharped wooden bench which was so considerably for tired visitors.

Visited October 2012
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Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
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“Amazing cultural site.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 4, 2012

Visiting the Big Buddah was an amazing experience, not just the sheer size and scale of the project but the determination and unbelievable hard work of the workers who look like ants on the bamboo scaffolding. The views are just awesome and check out the gigantic blocks of marble brought in from Burma. How did they get them up there?
The entire site is inspiring and the serenity of the Monks giving prayer exudes a very fulfilling feeling.
There is no pressure but donations are very welcome and some of the souvenirs are unique and precious.
Highly recommended.

Visited October 2012
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Gurugram (Gurgaon), India
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“Nice View”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 4, 2012

When we went it is still in building Phase.
You can have a nice view From top of the hill.
The entry is free as of now but you never know when they start charging for it. It is easy to find as you can see it on top of the hill and there are lot of signboards on the way.

Visited November 2012
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Melbourne, Australia
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“Big Buddha”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 4, 2012

It is under contraction Will be a good visit if it's ever get ready.... It was hard to get up there and harder to go up to the Buddha...

Visited October 2012
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