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The Big Buddha is visible from anywhere in the southern part of Phuket and views from up by the statue are stunning. The back of the statue is visible for Kata Rocks on clear days and is only a short 20 minutes drive from the resort. The big Buddha In Phuket is a gleaming white 45-metre-tall statue has been constructed with reinforced concrete and encased in 135 tons of Burmese white marble and sits atop the highest peak of the Nakkerd Hills in Chalong.
An estimated 1,500 people visit the site daily and construction is ongoing, with endless additions around the statue’s base still being built.