Khao Chee Chan – Buddha Mountain
Khao Chee Chan, also known as Buddha Mountain, is one of the most famous and popular tourist attractions in the Pattaya region. It is located over towards Bangsaray near to the Silverlake Vineyard. This mountain has the biggest Buddha image sculptured into a cliff face in gold in the province. The height of the monument is 109 meters high and 70 meters wide.
Jutting out from the ground like a godly creation, Khao Chee Chan is mesmerizing. This is a must visit place of interest whether you are Buddhist or just want to see something interesting. Stroll around the stunning gardens and be sure to take some photos.
Why go to Buddha Mountain in Pattaya?
Many people come to Khao Chee Chan to stare in awe at its beauty. You can’t actually go on the mountain, but you can get close enough to get a real feel for the size of the image. Inside the grounds of Khao Chee Chan, there are many food vendors and a souvenir shop, so be sure to have enough time to take a look.
Visiting Khao Chee Chan is ideal for those travelling around the region on a day tour. You can take in Buddha Mountain, Silverlake Vineyard and Bangsaray Beach at the same time. This is the perfect Pattaya attraction for people of all ages and nationalities. Visiting here gives you the chance to not only see something that is aesthetically beautiful, but also to get closer to Thai culture.
Buddha Mountain is located in the Bangsaray area, south of Pattaya city. If you travel along Sukhumvit Road southbound for approximately 30-minutes, you will find Bangsaray and a sign to turn left to visit Khao Chee Chan and Silverlake Vineyard. The mountain is approximately a 2-mile drive along this road once you turn. As an aside, this area is also home to the increasingly popular Ramayana Water Park.
Facts about Khao Chee Chan
- Largest Buddha image on the side of a mountain
- Most famous and popular Pattaya attraction
- Must-visit for anyone who is Buddhist to pay their respects
- Stroll around the stunning gardens
- Great photo opportunities
- Onsite food vendors and souvenir shops
Address: Na Jomtien Km 163, Sukhumvit Road | Na Chom Thian Subdistrict, Sattahip
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