Tian Tan Buddha (Big Buddha), Hong Kong

4.5
Both a pilgrimage site and a popular tourist attraction, Tian Tan Buddha (Big Buddha) ranks among the city's top must-sees. The massive 34 m (111 ft) bronze statue, formally known as Tian Tan Buddha, was erected in 1993, bringing the Po Lin Monastery to the world's attention. The Buddha sits at the top of 268 steps, facing north. Climb to the top for a closer look at the statue, and to savor the panoramic vista of mountains and sea below. Remember that this is an important Buddhist site, so be respectful of those here to see Buddha as more than a tourist attraction. After your visit, explore the Po Lin Monastery just opposite. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Tian Tan Buddha (Big Buddha) by using our Hong Kong road trip site .
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  • I wanted to ride the gong pin, but it's no way maintenance. I took a taxi from the airport. About 40 minutes. Hk$200 one way from the airport. There were very few people, so I was able to enjoy it slowly! I was able to see Buddha's house.
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  • Lantau is best visited on an organised trip ,on your first visit,to get all the real history, and facts,eat with the monks visit the statue ride back on cable car.check out shopping outlet at the bott...  more »
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  • Nice place, recommended for first time visitor to Hongkong. In this place we can see the famous Giant Buddha Statue at the top mountain. To go up there we can use bus, or iconic cable car. Enjoy the fresh and clean air, nice view from the cable car. Also puck the crystal cable car, it use hard glass at the bottom 😁
  • Beautiful place that is not be missed if in Hong Kong. Plan a day, as it takes about and hour and a half to get here. The views are stunning, the 20 minute gondola ride is fun, especially if you get a cabin with a transparent floor. We loved it all, from climbing the steps to reach Buddha, to the charming town its located in, to the walking cows and bulls freely roaming the streets. Unforgettable.
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