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Big Beautiful Temple

A place must see while in Betong. This spectacular stupa sits atop a hill, approx 750m east from... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2018
Big Buddha Temple

The temple is located on a hill. Required certain level of fitness to climb up to the top. Good... read more

Reviewed 14 January 2018
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Rattanakit Road, Betong, Thailand
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Reviewed 26 October 2018

Having visited many temples, this is one has lesser tourist. build above a small hill top, the ground was littered with strong trees of good strong wood (Jati woods). We prayed with purchased flowers & joss sticks, moving to the second storey & could not...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Texan C
Reviewed 14 July 2018

A place must see while in Betong. This spectacular stupa sits atop a hill, approx 750m east from Betong clock tower intersection.  A bronze Big Buddha statue which measured 39m wide and 39.9m high,sitting at the front gate of the temple. It is a Big Buddhist...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

There is no information provided the visitor about this Temple, so please don’t have any expectations of learning anything about it from a visit. That said, it is about as “must-see” in Betong as anything (and to be frank, there are no must-sees in Betong)....More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

The temple is located on a hill. Required certain level of fitness to climb up to the top. Good city view over there

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 5 December 2017

A must place to go while in Betong. It is a Buddhist Wat, a good place to visit, take photo and etc.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank asooi
Reviewed 26 November 2017

If you are a visitor to Betong, your trip is NOT complete without a visit to this temple. The temple was built to commemorate the queen's birthday. There is no entrance fee. At the front entrance, lies the big bronze buddha which measures 39m wide...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 15 October 2017

If you are visiting Betong but do not visit this temple, I don't think you have visited this town. It is significantly large temple at this Southern Thailand and it has the nicest view if you climb until the top. Pretty quiet during normal days....More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank k3vinlim
Reviewed 3 August 2017

It has been a pleasant experience to be in this Wat/Temple in Betong. The architecture is great! I'd reckon that you put on a hat or bring along an umbrella with you if you're visiting this place on a sunny afternoon. It is really hot...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 15 June 2017

We visited this temple on January 2017. It is located about 800m from Betong town center. A bronze Big Buddha statue which measured 39m wide and 39.9m high,sitting at the front gate of the temple. The view from the top of the stupa over town...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank clvnlaw
Reviewed 18 August 2016

It's not just one of the many Buddha statues in Thailand. It's a great place to find some peace in the later afternoon to just before sunset when the gate closes. I've been once locked in and had to climb over the fence out. So...More

Date of experience: October 2015
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