Big Buddha

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  • Address: Bang Lamung District, Chonburi Province, Thailand, Pattaya
  • Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Religious Site, Landmark, Statue, Family And Kids

Located at the very top of Pratumnak Hill you’ll find an enormous 18 metre tall Buddha statue. This Big Buddha is the largest statue in the region and is situated within the premises of the Wat Phra Yai temple. The statue was established in the year 1977 and is also called Luang Phor Yhai by Thai people.  Extremely popular with tourists, the Big Buddha is revered by the locals who come to pray at the temple. While there, do check out the intricate design on the statue.

  • It is an active place of worship. Please maintain the tranquillity of the place.
  • Dressing in conservative clothing is recommended.

  • Hire a motorbike taxi.
  • Hop on a songthaew
  • You can also hire a taxi.

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  • Big Buddha Address: Bang Lamung District, Chonburi Province, Thailand, Pattaya
  • Big Buddha Timing: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Big Buddha Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Big Buddha(preferred time): 07:00 am - 10:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Big Buddha: 01:00 Hrs
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  • 61.51% of people who visit Pattaya include Big Buddha in their plan

  • 58.82% of people start their Big Buddha visit around 2 PM - 3 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Big Buddha

Monday, Thursday and Saturday

94.38% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Big Buddha

People normally club together Pattaya Beach and Walking Street while planning their visit to Big Buddha.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
  • Great view. Great route for morning run and train your legs for uphill running. There're enough street lights for those who want to visit this place early in the morning. However, there are so many stray dogs here better be vary careful especially for kids!

  • Beautiful Temple! Need to claim few steps. Dress appropriately below your knee and no sleeveless allowed inside the temple.

  • This place is very serene in nature. A big golden Buddha statue is situated here. This place is situated at a hill from there the city view is spectacular.

  • Brilliant Buddha Idol atop a hill with magnificent views. The temple is atop a small hill accessible by small steps leading to the same. On the backside of the temple, one can view the ocean as well as the skyline of Pattaya City, especially the view of Pattaya Park Tower. Dragons adorn the flight of stairs. There are several Buddha idols here, depicting different forms. It's a soothing place to be

  • It is very beautiful and peaceful place located at top of the mountain. There you can find Big statue of the Buddha which is in the Golden color. It will also give you very beautiful view of Pattaya City as it is located at top of the mountain. You can also find different statues of Buddha base on the days in week(like Saturday, Sunday etc.)

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