Thailand

Buddha Mountain

One of the largest Buddha in the world, this giant, gold filled etching was made to celebrate the King’s Golden Jubilee.

Buddha Mountain A Giant, Golden Celebration

Buddha Mountain was created in 1996 in celebration of the 50th anniversary of King Bhumibol Adulyadej’s accession the the throne. The patriarch himself selected the location - a mountain of marble that had been mined during the Vietnam War that he didn’t want to go to waste. The 130 meter tall Buddha was laser etched into the cliff face and then inlaid with gold leaf in a process that tool months. Sprawled out in front of the cliff face are beautifully landscaped gardens, complete with pavilions and lotus-flower-filled pools. As you make your way through the gardens, a number of signs (in English!) share the site’s history.

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