Phuket’s Big Buddha sits on the top of the Nakkerd Hills at 400 meters above sea level, offering the best 360-degree views of Phuket, taking in Phuket Town, Kata, Karon and Chalong Bay. The 45 meters tall statue can be seen from a far distance, and has become the island’s most important landmark.
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Big Buddha at Khao Nakkerd (Nakkerd Hill), Phuket, Thailand.
The Thai name for this massive 45 m high Buddha statue located at a hilltop is “Phraputthamingmongkol Eaknakakeeree”.
From around Khao Nakkerd there is a magnificent view over Phuket.
Big Buddha Kao Nakkerd
Address: Karon, Mueang Phuket District, Phuket 83100 Thailand