Big Buddha, Pattaya

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#1 of 9 in Historic Sites in Pattaya
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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  • Was there with my son who lives in Pattaya and watched the Big Buddha. Nice place with good views of Jomtien.
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  • We liked. Travelled with walking Street tuk tuk for 60 baht. Would not come, hard uphill climb. I didn't like that you need to get dressed like a cabbage to visit the place and long skirt and covered shoulders. The skirts issue there. Beautiful views of Pattaya, you can make a few desires:) many Chinese, it's better to come in the evening, after a 5.
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  • Good experience! Recommend! Big Buddha as always gives to everyone a powerful resources for zhzizni! I recommend to go there in the first place!
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  • Nice and peaceful place to visit just a few hundred meters away from Pattaya Viewpoint. Need to wear decent clothes when visiting the temple but its a good thing that they provide clothing to cover parts of your body if you are not wearing the proper dress code
  • Buddhist temple. Interedting and quite busy. You can go as a tourist or to venerate the Buddha. There is also a Chinese temple just below. Much more peaceful.
  • I love this place.In whole pattaya you only listen sounds of party music.Where here you will get so much peace.And very positive and spiritual vibes👌
  • Lovely spot. Good views. Interesting statues and temples. But infested with tourists (and yes I know I'm one of them!)
  • Nice peaceful place... But most of the boards of significance of the idols were only in the local language not in English, so it difficult to understand why are the other idols worshipped... Also it has a good view of the nearby beach from bird's eye view..
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