Big Buddha Phuket, Chalong

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Head up the hillside and stand beneath Big Buddha Phuket, a 45 m (148 ft) statue watching over the surrounding landscape and settlements. Begun only a decade ago as a donation-funded project, the giant structure has come to encapsulate a sense of the spiritual and social character of Phuket. Offering extensive views of the surrounding area--and a peaceful break from the urban bustle--the statue's grounds serve as a popular meeting spot, a revered place of worship, and the endpoint of many hikes. Make Big Buddha Phuket a part of your Phuket Town vacation plans using our Phuket Town travel route builder app .
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  • It is an essential visit on the island of Phuket, accessed by climbing some stairs and once up is the great Buddha and you can see a beautiful view of the island. There are a number of altars and templiths and other small Buddhas, the visit is very interesting.
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  • Big Buddha Phuket This is the landmark at the time of Phuket, and it must be!!!! to see the surrounding scenery. You can enjoy the view of Phuket town and it's just walking distance from the car park. If you wear a dirty shorts or a set. The temple is available for free wear. The view from the room was great. The weather is not hot in the Priang.
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  • Been here to more than 5 times. View up from here is just breath taking. Peaceful and romantic. The chanting of prayers, chilling wind and an amazing view can itself rejuvenate your inner mind. You will feel much relaxed and calm after visiting the place. Best time to go there is after noon. Don't forget to see the sunset
  • This place is so beautiful! And the view from here is breathtaking! They renovated+upgraded the area of the Big Buddha, sou you have a chance to give some charity and help them. :) Totally worth it to go there even with scooter as well. You can learn some interesting details about Buddhism and Buddha, so if you have some free time (like 1-3 hours) at Phuket, let's go there. :D If you can wake up very early, the sunrise is the best time to see around from here. (Around 1PM the weather is often foggy [the air is too hot] so bring some water and hut with you]!
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