Fort Myers, Florida: Big Buddha

Large, fat, painted gold, he's been sitting on this spot next to the highway for years.
12701 McGregor Blvd, Fort Myers, FL
On the east side of McGregor Blvd just north of College Pkwy.
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The Buddha and you-dha.

Big Buddha

My husband and I decided to go for a drive so I suggested looking for some stuff on your website. Our first stop was the Big Buddha. It sits right on the corner of McGregor Boulevard and College Parkway. A very busy intersection, so be careful when taking a picture.

[Barbara, 01/23/2019]


Golden Buddha

Giant golden Buddha.

[Wayne, 06/02/2016]

Fat even by Golden Buddha standards, he has been sitting by McGregor Blvd for years. Visitors sometimes climb onto his pedestal to apply belly rubs.

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