Events in Phuket

Filter Events by Sub-Category

Please select a Date first.

Search for a company in Phuket


Login to your account below, if you do not have an account, select Register.

Or Login with your preferred Social Media Account

Sign in with Facebook Sign in with Twitter Sign in with Google

Register your account below, if you already have an account, select Login.

Double Click for Full Screen
Big Buddha (Mingmongkol Buddha)Logo Shadow
  • Soi Yodsanae, Chalong-Bay, 83000

Big Buddha (Mingmongkol Buddha) - Phuket

Are you a business owner in Phuket?

Promote your business 365 days a year with the #1 Guide to Phuket.

  • Gain MAXIMUM EXPOSURE with a 'Dedicated Business Profile'

Directions to Big Buddha (Mingmongkol Buddha)

Perched atop a 380 metre hilltop in Nakkerd Hills between Chalong and Kata is Phuket's newest man-made attraction, Big Buddha or Ming Mongkol Buddha. This structure is dedicated to His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej in honour of his 80th birthday. There is also a smaller Brass Buddha that is 12 metres high and is constructed of 22 tons of brass, which is dedicated to HM Queen Sirikit.

The Mingmongkol Faith 45 foundation with Suporn Wanichakul as its president was established to oversee the construction, which began in 2002. Big Buddha is 25.45 metres wide at its base and 45 metres high and is made of reinforced concrete casting adorned with white jade marble. The weight of the white jade marble is approximately 135 tons.

Big Buddha faces eastward and looks over Chalong Bay and beyond. The site offers 360 degree spectacular panoramic views of Phuket, the islands and the Andaman Sea.

The project has been entirely funded by donations and opened in 2010 with a landscaped park and museum.

Address: Soi Yodsanae , Phuket, 83000 View Larger Map

You may also like

My Lists

Create New Guide


My Guides

Login to create your guides for Phuket.

Add to My Guide

Create New Guide



Create & Share Your Own 'Mini Guide to Phuket'

Create your own guide of favourite 'must see' places

Earn your Local Expert badge by Sharing your guides with others

Get your guide seen by submitting it to the Mini Guides section


Part of the My Guide Network

My Guide Phuket is part of the global My Guide Network of Online & Mobile travel guides.

We are now in 120+ Destinations and Growing. If you are interested in becoming a local travel partner and would like to find out more then click for more info about our Website Business Opportunity.

Nearby Destinations

Quick Pay

Pay By Card

 Store Card Details for Quick Pay