Big Buddha Temple

Big Buddha Temple, Pattaya

Big Buddha Temple
4.5
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Brian
Flint, UK90 contributions
Nice place
Dec 2020 • Solo
This place is at the top of a hill and it is so hot, but its nice, take plenty of water, this place has changed over the years and it has gone better.
Written 23 December 2020
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Chris
Bangkok, Thailand103 contributions
Cool
Nov 2020 • Couples
It was a great time to visit here again after Covid season it gone , still have many people go around because of long weekend and good for all business.
Written 21 November 2020
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Magellanic47
Bangkok, Thailand1,048 contributions
Nice views
Oct 2020 • Solo
On top of a hill.. 10 years ago. Perhaps the highest vantage point at that time. Fast forward to October 2020.. And this sanctuary has become lost in the urban sprawl that is Pattaya today.
Good views from the top on a clear day. No entrance fee. Several statues and little shops to purchase what ever religious items devotees may require.
At the bottom of the stairs there are some basic shops for drinks and snacks.
The stairs are an easy climb.. But i did not see any wheelchair signs or ramps for people that required mobility assistance.

Glad i got to check it off my list.
Would i recommend this site... Not so sure... I have seen other places nearby that has made a far greater impression.
The choice is yours ultimately.
Written 29 October 2020
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Anders J
Bleik, Norway8 contributions
Recomended
Nov 2019 • Family
Worth visiting. It has a faboulus view and is ok for smal taddlers. Supermarked nearby for Quick refreshmets
Written 14 October 2020
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LittleMsMe
Bangkok, Thailand181 contributions
Worth visiting
Oct 2020 • Couples
A very calm and beautiful place of worship. Many local families paying their respects. Good Covid control at entrance. Bonus of a good view from the top of the city. Love the stairs adorned by dragons leading up to the top. See picture.
Written 2 October 2020
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STEVE D
Jomtien Beach, Thailand15 contributions
Breath Taking
Jun 2020
The view from the top is breath taking. The ceremonial part of Buddism is interesting. Many people visit here so sometimes crowded. Go earyl.
Written 7 June 2020
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jrsee
Toronto, Canada489 contributions
Worth the visit
Dec 2019
This is a good site to visit. There are a lot of Buddha, some of them are interesting, including the one where you throw money into the belly button. There are some good view from the top
Written 14 May 2020
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shruti a
9 contributions
Mesmerising
Jun 2019 • Couples
When in Pattaya do not miss this one. Many prebooked packages donot take you here , you can ask your hotel manager to book a local package for the city which includes few beautiful points including this one. Do not miss it. Its very very beautiful.
Written 5 May 2020
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streets
5 contributions
Enjoyable experience
Oct 2019 • Solo
Worth a visit for the experienc.There was lot of rubbish on the hillside and parking is a nightmare so would suggest parking at the bottom and taking what is quite a pleasant walk up the hill instead. Staff were friendly and overall it was a positive experience
Written 25 April 2020
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Robert H
Brighton, UK71 contributions
Very interesting structures and great views
Apr 2020
A good walk up the hill, from the Walking Street end of town (a bit sweaty on a hot day!), is worth it. Walk past Bali Hal pier. I go from the lighthouse end (You could get a taxi to this starting point). This is a pleasant surprise down some windy fairly quiet footpaths and up several sets of stairs(some steep). You might want to check it on sat nav, as there are several footpaths/ stairs.
It's definitely worth it, it's a nice change from the usual Pattaya stuff. Interesting buildings and great views.
Walk back down via/ through Chaloem Phrakiat Park past the police station to get a motorcycle or further down, a baht bus.
Written 5 April 2020
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