Thailand – the Giant Buddha at the temple of Wat Phra Yai – Photos

Ever since we sailed into the bay at Phuket I was intrigued by the giant Buddha on the hill overlooking the bay. It was in the temple of Wat Phra Yai. The Buddha is 45 metres tall and made of white marble. Very impressive.

Our first glimpse of it was driving up the windy road.

It is surrounded with other shrines and offerings.

We started off investigating the chambers underneath the statue.

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