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

Big Buddha - Review

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 Information

  • 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 by Public Transport

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

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TripHobo Highlights for Big Buddha

  • 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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Things to Know Before Visiting Big Buddha

  • 95% of people who visit Pattaya include Big Buddha in their plan

  • 49.46% of people start their Big Buddha visit around 2 PM - 3 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Big Buddha

Monday, Friday and Saturday

93.84% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Big Buddha

People normally club together Buddha Mountain 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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Big Buddha, Pattaya Reviews

  • 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

  • Great place to visit for the temple as such and also to enjoy a panoramic view of pataya beach. Lively golden colour of the temple is an attraction. Ample parking available and public toilets are clean

  • This is a very beautiful Buddha Temple located in Pattaya. It's a walk to uphill that the temple is located. The view from here of Pattaya city is very nice. Very soothing and Calming place. If you are done With The Walking Street. Then this is the place to calm you down. Must visit place for people who are looking for serenity and calmness.

  • An awesome spot for tourist and especially Buddhists. The scenery was beautiful as soon as you get there but there is a surprise if you climb all the way up top. Everything here is fill with spiritual connections and purity. A beautiful and sacred place. Definitely need to visit if you're in Pattaya.

  • No ticket required. Enormous Buddha Statue and many other smaller statues here. If you enjoy something very Thai, this place is a nice choice

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