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How to ride the underwater bike in PhuketHow to feed the Megabat in PhuketHow to celebrate Songkran New Year in PhuketHow to go to Big Buddha in PhuketHow to surf on artificial waves in PhuketHow to ride a motor-cross in the jungle in PhuketHow to see cockfights in Phuket42 things to doin Phuket
The huge white marble statue of Buddha is no less impressive itself than the breathtaking view from the hill on which it is situated.
This temple complex was founded in 2002, but its construction is still under way. The Great Buddha Himself sits on a hill Nakaked and can be seen from a far distance. No wonder, as the white marble statue is 45 meters high!
Nearby there is another Buddha statue made of copper, but it is considerably smaller – just 12 meters in height. The statues are erected in honor of the living King and Queen of Thailand. There is also a museum dedicated to the history of the temple there, and a place where you can buy a souvenir, the money for which will go to the construction of the temple.
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Go to Big Buddha
From the top of the observation deck you will see an amazing view opening on the major part of the island.FREE19
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Big Buddha on the mapLocation: Soi Muang
daily from 08:00 am to 08:00 pm
More places to visit in Phuket
It is one of the most picturesque places in Phuket — a place of abundance of goods, exotic delicacies, and authentic accessories.13
Phuchada Safari Park
A great place for an active leisure with friends and kids — here you can find exciting things to do for all members of the family!25
Chalong Bay Rum Factory offers you to visit interesting and enjoyable events for fans of this strong alcoholic drink.12
«Oriental Massage» Parlour
A great place to relax and enjoy — here you will be able to choose the procedures for health and beauty, suitable to you.17
This place is perfect to relax in the wild nature and enjoy the beautiful views in the company of funny monkeys.24
Mai Khao beach
The beach in the North of the island, next to the Phuket airport, is a part of the Sirinat park. Here you can watch planes glissading.30
The Phuket Zoo
A great place for a family vacation and a true joy for animal lovers — the animals here aren’t just locked behind bars of the cage, they take parts in all sorts of outstanding shows.39