Buddha Image Phra Bhudda Mongkol Maharaj Hat Yai Songkla

Phra Bhudda Mongkol Maharaj is a gigantic Buddha Image with the height of 19.9 meters high. It is located in Hat Yai, Songkla, the Southern part of Thailand. Hat Yai Municipality intended to build this Buddha Image to commemorate and celebrate the King Bhumibols 72th birthday in 1999 and also to be a peaceful place for people in HatYai and tourists. The Buddha is standing in a giving blessing gesture with the right hand up and the left hand lying beside the body. The Buddha Image made of brass and named Phra Bhudda Mongkol Maharaj by the King.