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Po Lin (Precious Lotus) Monastery

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Address: Lantau Island, Hong Kong, China
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Located on Lantau Island, this monastery features the Big Buddha (Tiantau),...

Located on Lantau Island, this monastery features the Big Buddha (Tiantau), which is the largest, seated, outdoor bronze Buddha in the world.

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This is one of the place that must visit when you go to HK. Its amazing . Engineering design

Very educational . The statue itself is amazing on How to build this huge nice Budha. View on the top is great. Vegetarian food serve in the other part of the Budha and its... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Very educational . The statue itself is amazing on How to build this huge nice Budha. View on the top is great. Vegetarian food serve in the other part of the Budha and its already included with the ticket.

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Burlington, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

During our visit to Lantau Island cable car was closed due to annual repair, but there were busses available (with your octopus card they were free) and I am glad we did it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This monastery is beautiful but unfortunately many tourists come and visit so it can get crowded. We came in the morning and it wasn't too busy, I am happy about this, I could learn a lot about the culture, I didn't just want it to be a tourist thing for me. The surroundings are well kept and there are things... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you go to big Buddha this is worth a visit. But for me this wasn't anything special. We walked up and the walk was really nice and well worth a try.

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St. Ives, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed the big Buddha after a delicious vegetarian lunch. We liked the cows walking about among the statues. Saddened to see a Chinese youth punching a buffalo twice in the head. Poor thing. Grateful that myself and 5 others intervened and comforted the poor animal. I think the animals need better protection.

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Hyderabad, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The reverence for Lord Buddha and his teachings is very evident from the edifice. Better to go starving if you do not want to waste food here, because the quantities for the lunch meal are quite generous and of course deliciously healthy :-).

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Finally we get to see big buddha. Good for our soul. Peaceful visit exceot for loud tourists....no choice. Wish they respect religious places better. U should listen hear and see without the mouth. Some talk very loud screaming for their family members to take photos. Hope we have better tourist etiquette. If they just want photos...buy a book or postcards.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Incredible, the detail on the buildings is phenomenal. There are a number of different halls for you to see but it does not take more than 45 minutes to get around them all. We ate in the vegetarian restaurant which was an experience in itself, the mock meat dishes were a step too far for us but it was cheap-... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took the metro to Lantau Island, waited in line for 1.5 hrs for our tickets to board a glass-bottomed (our choice) cable car to take us up and over the mountain to the monastery and Big Buddha. It was the day after Christmas and the crowds were out. Well worth a visit to see one of the largest Buddha's... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to be in, you can take many nice photographs and simply admire the Big Buddha statue. There are many modes of transportation to get here, by ferry, but the MTR, or the cable car. I recommend the cable car as you can enjoy Hong Kong's skyline and skyscraper views from atop and the ride is simply awesome and... More 

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