Big Buddha

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  • Address: ยอดเขานาคเกิด Tambon Karon, Amphoe Mueang Phuket, Chang Wat Phuket 83100, Thailand
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  • Timings: 08:00 am - 07:30 pm Details
  • Phone: +66-835562242
  • Time Required: 01:30 Hrs
  • Tags: Religious Site, View Point, Statue

The big Buddha of Phuket is a recent addition and an important landmark in the Phuket skyline. The remarkable thing about it is that it is visible form the whole of south Phuket. This extremely lavishly built plain white figurine of the Buddha in his usual meditative pose is the pride of Phuket. A beautiful lotus thrones surrounds it. There are thousands of messages written on white stone slabs around it.

The Buddha is a symbol of faith and prayer and is important to Buddhists in Phuket. As it is a religious site it is best visited in the right spirit by the religious tourist. If you do visit it you are sure to get some awe-inspiring views of the ground below. It's a landmark that has to be a part of your 3 days in Phuket itinerary.

Big Buddha Travel Tips

  • The donation boxes at the bottom of the building are the only way in which this touristic site is financed.
  • Do not wear beachwear, short skirts and T-shirts with hostile writings or pictures.
  • If you wish to catch the sunset, be there before 6:30pm.

How to Reach Big Buddha

  • Yot Sane 1, Karon

  • Baluchi
  • Bliss Beach Club
  • Moevenpick Resort and Spa Karon Beach Phuket

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  • Big Buddha Address: ยอดเขานาคเกิด Tambon Karon, Amphoe Mueang Phuket, Chang Wat Phuket 83100, Thailand
  • Big Buddha Contact Number: +66-835562242
  • Big Buddha Timing: 08:00 am - 07:30 pm
  • Best time to visit Big Buddha(preferred time): 10:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Big Buddha: 01:30 Hrs
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  • 95% of people who visit Phuket include Big Buddha in their plan

  • 39.56% of people start their Big Buddha visit around 10 AM - 11 AM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr 30 Minutes to see Big Buddha

Tuesday, Thursday and Friday

91.65% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Big Buddha

People normally club together Tri Trang Beach and Wat Chalong Temple 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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