[Korat Sight-seeing Map]|
The Monument of Thao Suranaree
Wat Sala Loi
Wat Prang Taung
Miss Boonlua Memorial
Prasat Phanom Wan
Ban Prasat Archaeological Site
Phimai National Museum
Phimai Historical Park
Sai-ngam Banyan trees
Prasat Nang Ram
Dan Kwian Land of Ceramic
Prasat Pa Ko
Pak Tongchai Silk
Wat Poh Muang Pak
Wat Na Pratat
Prasat Muang Kack
Wat Dharmmachak Semaram
Lam Ta Khlong Dam
Khao Cang Ngam Cave
Wat Thep-Pitak Poonnaram
Klang Dong fruits market
Khao Yai National Park
Prasat Non Ku
Phanom Rung Historical Park
Prasat Muang Tam
Khao Phra Viharn
[ Location ] |
About 102 km from Korat city. On the highway No. 2.
About 22 km from Pak Chong city.
[ Outline ]
A big Buddha sculpture come in sight on the halfway a mountain when traveling on the highway No.2.
The height from the stairs to the sculpture's plinth: 112 meters
The height of the sculpture: 45 meters
The width of the plinth: 27 meters
The weight of the sculpture: 3,000 tons
The capacity of a image's nostril: over 200 liters
To get to the sculpture, visitors must climb the stairs for 112 meters.|
There are three other Buddha statues on the top of the big stairs.|
The present "naga" gods is decorated on the edges of balustrades.
There are two small stairs at the right and left side on the top of big stairs to go to a image.|
The stairs are very steep, it is hard to go up the stairs about 100 meters at a stretch.
It is better to go up the right side stairs.
Three bells are hung on the top so as to pat in memory of climbing.
(Please pat a bell one time gently.)
The view is very good from here.
If you stand here, you will understand why we explained a capacity of a image's nostril.
On the right of big stairs,there is a building which is enshrining Buddha images.|
And on the left of it, there is a shop which is selling the big Buddha image's pictures and talismans.
On the side of a building, the other god images and the images from a Buddha's episode are displayed.