Phuket Giant Budha

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Phuket Giant Buddha

Buddha statue formal name is : Puttamingmongkol Akenakkiri' (พระมิ่งมงคลเอกนาคคีรี) It is a buddha being built in Phuket island of Thailand. Once complete, it will be 45 metres tall with a base diametre of 25 metres. It looks towards Phang Nga Bay in the east and backs towards Andaman Sea in the west. The partially completed Buddha is open to visitors and there is no charge to enter the site, although there are many opportunities to make voluntary donations. It is believed to cost no less than 30 million Thai baht.[1] [2]

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  1. The Phuket big buddha
  2. นมัสการพระพุทธมิ่งมงคลเอกนาคคีรี

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Coordinates: 7°49′39″N 98°18′49″E / 7.82750°N 98.31361°E / 7.82750; 98.31361