Big Buddha, Pattaya

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Head up the dragon-lined staircase to the seat of Big Buddha, a bright gold figure standing 18 m (59 ft) tall. Offerings, incense, decorations, and bells surround the striking statue. Learn about Buddhism at the temple through the historical information provided, then look around the hilltop site to see Buddhas in other poses. The staircase up to the plateau is attractive in itself for its decorative flourishes, and does not ascend too steeply for most visitors. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Big Buddha and many more Pattaya attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Pattaya attractions website .
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  • I was always keen to come here as I have never seen a traditional place like this. It's very exotic at night. In fact I recommend you go at night because it just has it's own natural feel. Don't liste...  more »
  • I have been here a number of times, the monks live inside the big Buddha and your able to receive a water blessing from Monk, this a great place to take photos and buy souveniers.  more »
  • Your taxi could wait for you here. if you do not plan to spend time here for significant religious reasons, you can just spend 30 minutes to appreciate the view and take a few lovely photos and selfie...  more »
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  • A big statue of the Buddha This place is on top a hill. One can reach it by taxis or tour buses if you book one. The place is a temple so make sure you remove your shoes and enter the temple proper. The view from the top is awesome. One can see the Pattaya Park Tower and the Jomtien Beach from here.
  • Very nice place.. You have good view of pattya city sea as well. You can have good photo shoot.. Calm place...
  • Nice to been, not big ... Nice view over Pattaya with sea view. Every day you born of the week you'll see here the Buddha of you birthday.
  • Nice area, many statues standing with city skyline view. The transport to and from there is bad. If it's dark you will end up walking to main road where you may or may not find a transport.
  • The best and the most peaceful place in the highest place of Pattaya. It has a very good view of the city from up there.

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Where to stay in Pattaya

Stay near Walking Street for lodgings closest to Pattaya's famous nightlife. Head up the coast to find quieter and bigger rooms in budget hotels or the more expensive resort-style complexes. You can also look in Soi Buakhao, where backpacker hostels and economical hotels offer easy access to main attractions, activities, and facilities.
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