The most respected Buddha image in Hat Yai is Phra Buddha Mongkol Maharaj. This Standing Buddha, on a hilltop in the municipal park, is 19.90 meters high and weighs 200 tonnes. It was built on the occasion of HM The King’s 6th cycle birthday celebration in 1999. There are some fine views of Hat Yai in the valley below. This viewpoint is a popular place to go at the end of the day to watch the sunset.
Map showing location of Phra Buddha Mongkol Maharaj in Hat Yai, Songkhla:
GPS Coordinates: 7.040802, 100.510621