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Big Buddha Phuket

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Soi Yot Sane 1, Chaofa West Road, Chalong, Phuket Town, Phuket 83100, Thailand
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All reviews under construction small donation worth a visit views are amazing free entry well worth the trip cover your shoulders tuk tuk karon beach elephant trekking monk tile blessing monument blessed bells phuket
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

What an amazing sight to see. You must go if you can. They give ladies a sarong to cover up if you need it for any amount of a small donation. The detail in the sculpture in pretty had dropping. There are also currently working...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Deanie91
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My bf n I drove ATV up to the big Buddha. Prolly the best view n air quality in Phuket. Must see! We were pleasantly surprised w/monkey sightings...so don’t forget to bring monkey treats esp water bottle.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Aiyrene
Reviewed 2 days ago

If you stay in Kata or Karon area I really recommend to take hike up to Big Buddha. This way you get to enjoy the nature while hiking up the mountain. I went from Patak Road Soi 12. The view from the Big Buddha over...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a nice place to visit. On the way to the temple you can see some beaches along the road.The buddha is nearly 50m wide and 100 m height approximately. You can capture the images of Phuket city covered with mountains on one side...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ramselvakumarr
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This place was breath taking. It had a very serene vibe and was a nice scenic drive up the mountain. I was very blown away by the ride up the mountain which featured panoramic views of the island and elephants that you could photograph and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 251aaronl
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It is just beautiful to see in person. The views are just amazing and just walking around taking in all the statues and what they represent is great.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Amazing19
Reviewed 3 days ago

Great place great views (please dress appropriately respect) no need for a tour, if you rented scooters you can take that or a tuk tuk. I went there with my friend sailors from FANTASY SAILING VACATIONS we had a great time, we also stopped to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank SkipperJorge
Reviewed 3 days ago

A good climb to the top of the hill via a picturesque winding road with an elephant sanctuary en route. A spiritual visitation with touristelements

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 8Alan
Reviewed 3 days ago

We rode the scooter up to Big Buddah to catch the sunrise. It was beautiful, even the drive up. We passed elephants on the way and saw beautiful ocean views. I've never been so close up to a monkey before, it was great. The look...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank HineF3
Reviewed 3 days ago

Recommend going there at sunset, its a very easy visit and nice atmosphere, interesting but not much to do. Great view from the top and at some point of the trip to get there. Good ride to go there with a bike, little emotion ride...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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14 January 2019|
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Response from TayC08 | Reviewed this property |
It might be better to see if the cruise port has a tour for this location as it’s pretty far away from the port. If not a taxi can take you there.
27 November 2018|
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Response from gerryclaud | Reviewed this property |
Grab a Tuk Tuk ! t That's what we took up there, the ride was half the fun !
27 November 2018|
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Response from Scenic66062354121 | Reviewed this property |
I'd suggest a taxi. Confirm price before you set off. It should be around 600 Baht each way. If you are wanting them too Stay and wait for you... it may be good to agree on a price for a block of time. Doing this would... More