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Big Buddha of Phuket

The Big Buddha of Phuket, พระพุทธมิ่งมงคลเอกเนาคคีรี, (Phra Phutta Ming Mongkol Akenakiri or Ming Mongkol Buddha), is located on the peak of a mountain near Muang Phuket, or Phuket Town (เมืองถูเก็ต) on Phuket (ถูเก็ต), Thailand. The image is 45m in height and covered in white Burmese marble. Big Buddha of Phuket is dedicated to HM King Bhumibol Adulyadej in honor of his 80th birthday. At the time these photos were taken, the lotus throne had not yet been sheathed in marble.
Ming Mongkol Buddha, Big Buddha of Phuket (DTHP413)
Ming Mongkol Buddha, Big Buddha of Phuket (DTHP413)
Ming Mongkol Buddha, Big Buddha of Phuket (DTHP414)
Ming Mongkol Buddha, Big Buddha of Phuket (DTHP414)
Ming Mongkol Buddha, Big Buddha of Phuket (DTHP041)
Ming Mongkol Buddha, Big Buddha of Phuket (DTHP041)
Buddha's Hands - Big Buddha of Phuket (DTHP415)
Buddha's Hands - Big Buddha of Phuket (DTHP415)
Big Buddha of Phuket from Promthep Cape (DTHP042)
Big Buddha of Phuket from Promthep Cape (DTHP042)
Wat Chalong from Big Buddha of Phuket (DTHP418)
Wat Chalong from Big Buddha of Phuket (DTHP418)