Big Buddha

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

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.

Big Buddha Travel Tips

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

How to Reach Big Buddha

  • 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
  • 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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  • 58.12% 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

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