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Phuket Big Buddha

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Soi Yot Sane 1, Chaofa West Rd., Chalong, Phuket Town, Phuket 83100, Thailand
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All reviews under construction small donation worth a visit views are amazing free entry well worth the trip cover your shoulders tuk tuk karon beach elephant trekking monk tile blessing blessed monument bells phuket
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Reviewed today

Big Buddha Phuket, a 45-meter-tall white marble statue, is visible from anywhere in the southern part of Phuket. It’s not my favourite attraction on the island, but the views from up there are definitely breathtaking. You’ll have to walk through this building to reach the...More

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Reviewed today via mobile

The Buddha is big. It's a landmark. I am not religious, but it was worth a visit. The city view was very nice despite the weather

Thank Abi B
Reviewed today via mobile

Visit here every time we holiday in Phuket. We love seeing the progress and always contribute money to help with the cost. They rely solely on donations, no govt assistance. Amazing place to see and soak up the culture.

Thank Suzi S
Reviewed today

It amazing to have a view over south Phuket. Also the temple located under the big statue is amazing. It was a great experience, it's a must see location.

Thank Sk8r_csokat
Reviewed today via mobile

The Big Buddah is amazing. A definite must see. It is fascinating. So many things to see. Amazing culture/religion. Would recommend anyone visiting Patong to go to the Big Buddah

Thank Justene F
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Worth the visit if you are doing a day tour, still under construction and has been for years, great view from the vantage points, but it is targeted to the tourists trade.

Thank Frank M
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The temple is not quite complete yet. However the majestic Buddha & the view from the top is worth a visit. Very serene up there in the temple especially when there's chanting going on. If you are wearing shorts, you will be asked to wear...More

Thank Mandy S
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The big Buddha is a must see when visiting Phuket. The golden Buddha is even better. Watch and listen to the monks as you walk around this amazing tribute to the king of Thailand who reigned for 70 years

Thank Red1m
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This place is awesome. The steps going up are an excersize in itself but well worth it. Monkeys running around are pretty neat lol. The view is spectacular.

Thank Chuck C
Reviewed 2 days ago

I LOVED this part of my trip. I will say it is a TREK to get there. Expect to pay hefty fee to taxi or arrange it thru your hotel. I walked a long way trying to find a taxi that wanted to take me...More

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Andrew W
13 October 2018|
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Response from Schisti | Reviewed this property |
I think its about a 40 min drive. There is construction on some of the main road.
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Mike J
10 September 2018|
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Response from IvansH69 | Reviewed this property |
It can get busy but people are very Respectful of the peaceful nature of the site... hence it’s not a bad clamber up the steps, I believe you will get the photo you desire... prob more so first thing. Good luck with you... More
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kathrynsoo
27 August 2018|
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Response from Leanne J | Reviewed this property |
A tuk tuk will take you there and from the free entry point you will have about a 100 steps. Appropriate dress is required.
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