Great Buddha of Thailand

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Great Buddha of Thailand
Mahaminh Sakayamunee Visejchaicharn
Phra Buddha Maha Nawamin Sakayamuni Sri Wisetchaichan.jpg
Coordinates14°35′35.60″N 100°22′40.02″E / 14.5932222°N 100.3777833°E / 14.5932222; 100.3777833 (Great Buddha of Thailand (Ang Thong, Thailand))
LocationWiset Chai Chan, Ang Thong, Thailand
Height92 metres (302 ft)
Completion date2008

The Great Buddha of Thailand, also known as The Big Buddha, The Big Buddha of Thailand, Phra Buddha Maha Nawamin, and Mahaminh Sakayamunee Visejchaicharn, is the tallest statue in Thailand, the second-tallest statue in Southeast Asia, and the seventh-tallest in the world.

Located in the Wat Muang Monastery in Ang Thong Province,[1] this statue stands 92 m (300 ft) high, and is 63 m (210 ft) wide. Construction commenced in 1990, and was completed in 2008. It is painted gold and made of concrete.[2]

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