€£$
по-русскиen Español (pronto)
enter
1511things to do
in the world
240things to do
in Thailand
114things to do
in Phuket

Pay for a tile to support the construction of Big Buddhain Phuket, Thailand

#75of 114 things to doin Phuket

Oddviser

adventure's step-by-step
recipes & lifehacks
How to ride a board on volcano in Nicaragua?How to walk inside the active volcano in Greece?How to feed flying dogs in the jungles of Thailand?How to cycle along the Great Wall of China?How to swim in the famous Trevi Fountain in Rome?How to ride a kayak along the canals of Venice?How to walk on the roofs of skyscrapers in Dubai?
Join usit's more fun together :)
Write a good message for your darlings on a marble tile that one day will become part of the magnificent temple.
How to pay for a tile to support the construction of Big Buddha in Phuket
The giant white marble statue of Big Buddha sitting on a mountain can be seen from any place in Phuket. Having climbed to the mountain top, you can admire the marvelous panoramic view of the island, with the air full of peace and mystery. One Thai legend has it, that a huge snake named Naga used to dwell here, another says that Buddha himself used to meditate on the mountain making it glow ethereally.

They started building the temple in 2002, with the construction process still being carried on. The government, the Royal Family members, citizens and tourists all took part in it. In order to contribute to the construction, you only need to pay for one tile that will eventually be built into the temple. You can choose from the small and big tiles – they cost 300 and 1000 baht respectively. You can write a cordial wish for yourself or your close people on the tile. To replenish your karma, you can also purchase a souvenir at a local shop or make an outright donation for the construction.

Where to do?

#3Big Buddha in PhuketBig Buddha

The huge white marble statue of Buddha is no less impressive itself than the breathtaking view from the hill on which it is situated.

Location: Soi Muang
Open hours: daily from 08:00 am to 08:00 pm

Reviews

Guest14 November 2018

More things to do in Phuket

#27Feed the tiger cubs in PhuketFeed the tiger cubsoddviser

Here you can pet the adult tigers, play with the cubs and even give them milk.

1000The Tiger Kingdom zoo
#4Go to Big Buddha in PhuketGo to Big Buddhaoddviser

From the top of the observation deck you will see an amazing view opening on the major part of the island.

FREEBig Buddha
#6Ride a motor-cross in the jungle in PhuketRide a motor-cross in the jungleoddviser

A cross-country ride in the wild jungle on a real cross motorbike? Where do we sign up?

1500Motor-cross in the jungle
#66Try sapodilla in PhuketTry sapodillaКристина Нестеренко

Because of the short-term storage period you can try out the tasty and healthy sapodilla only in tropical countries — do not miss this chance!

40
#8See cockfights in PhuketSee cockfightsАй Хантер

Fierce battles of bellicose birds are not meant for everyone’s eyes, but the stakes in these battles reach incredible heights.

FREE
#33Attend the Vegetarian Festival in PhuketAttend the Vegetarian Festivaloddviser

The bright and strange festival that is held yearly in Phuket attracts thousands of spectators.

FREE
#106Try Thai Roti pancakes in PhuketTry Thai Roti pancakesKateryna Plakhotna

Fruits wrapped in a fragrant freshly baked pancake and drenched with sweet sauce.

#5Surf on artificial waves in PhuketSurf on artificial wavesKateryna Plakhotna

If you ever wanted to learn surfing, it’s high time you do it when you come to Phuket! Catch waves at any time and in any weather.

1000Surf House Phuket
#68Try Yadong liquor in PhuketTry Yadong liquoroddviser

This is a very rare and exotic national Thai herb liqueur with a pleasant taste and aroma.

#28Try Thai foot massage in PhuketTry Thai foot massageКристина Нестеренко

After a busy day of hiking, be sure to check out the Thai foot massage — relieve your fatigue

270«Oriental Massage» Parlour
#3Celebrate Songkran New Year in PhuketCelebrate Songkran New YearEugene Krasowski

The tradition of impetuous water splashing during this holiday not only cheers up but is believed to purify souls.

FREE
Know more things to do?Guest

Share your ideas of what to do in Phuket with other travellers — together we'll make our travellings more interesting!

Photo credit © http://ldkohout.blogspot.com