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Khao Chi Chan, The world's largest carved Buddha image

Khao Chi Chan has the largest Buddha image carved on a rock cliff in the world.

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Khao Chi Chan, another famous tourist attraction in Chonburi province. There is a Buddha image carved on a rock cliff in the form of the largest Buddha image in the world. to be a Buddha statue of King Rama IX, presented as a merit on the occasion of His Majesty the King's 50th accession to the throne Maha Bhumibol Adulyadej is a sitting Buddha image in the attitude of subduing Mara, imitating Phra Buddha Nawaratbophit, in Sukhothai and Lanna art, 109 meters high.

Location: Na Chom Thian, Sattahip, Chonburi, Thailand 20250
 

Distinctive Feature

- Worship, pay homage - Take pictures - Dharma practice - It is a place to relax and give peace of mind.
 

Background Record

Khao Chi Chan was built from the initiative of Somdej Phra Nyanasamvara. Supreme Patriarch Sakon Maha Patangkha Parinayok When still holding the position as Somdet Phra Yannasamvara Abbot of Wat Bowonniwet Vihara which he regrets, Khao Chi Chan, which has a great and graceful natural landscape But it's being bombed every day. therefore intending to conserve Khao Chi Chan so that his name remains with Khao Chi On, which is part of the Sankhawat area of Wat Yansangwararam Woramahawihan by creating a Buddha image carved on Khao Chi Chan Cliff to be an important Buddhist sanctuary is a seated Buddha image Sitting in the posture of Mara imitating Phra Phuttha Nawaratbophit, Sukhothai mixed with Lanna style, height 109 meters, lap width 70 meters, lotus base or lotus throne, height 21 meters, total height of the Buddha image and throne 130 meters in relief. by His Majesty His Majesty the King has graciously bestow royal permission The name of the Buddha Phra Buddha Maha Wachira Uttamobhassada means Buddha is a teacher that shines brightly Like a Maha Vajira.
 

Additional Information

From Sukhumvit Road through South Pattaya to Jomtien Beach A little past the Ambassador City Jomtien Hotel and the Ocean Marina Hotel, keep to the left there will be a sign. Tell Khao Chi Chan Temple to turn left for about 6 kilometers. Notice the carved Buddha image at Khao Chi Chan. Running along the way, you will see Khao Chi Chan on the right. Turn right into the parking lot.
 
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