Sights & Attractions
DailyOperating time: 08.00 - 17.00
Amphoe Mueang, Phuket
Category : Temple
Attraction Details :
Wat PhraYai or Wat Phra Phuttha Ming Mongkhon Ekkanak Khiri is commonly called theBigBuddhaTempleas it houses the largest Buddha statue in Phuket. Situated atop Khao Nak Koet, it was created with the help of Wat Kitti Sangkharam (Wat Kata) as part of the forestation project. Covering an area of 42 rai, the land is the appropriate place to house the 25.45-metre wide and 45-metre tall Buddha statue that faces 19 degrees northeast. The temple is considered a landmark respected by both the people of Phuket and visitors alike.