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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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An extraordinary experience

For nature lovers, art, emotion, and particularly for people who loves Bodha like me :) this is the best place for you :) Tip- Buy tickets in advance through the internet, in... read more

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Haifa, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

For nature lovers, art, emotion, and particularly for people who loves Bodha like me :) this is the best place for you :) Tip- Buy tickets in advance through the internet, in order to save time. Prepare yourself to experience extraordinary and spectacular views reflected through a cable car ride. Be careful from the photographers that take pictures - because... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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To visit this place there is another place that some bus drive you to the top. Too bad the cable car is under maintenance for the next 5 months! But there is a bus 23 to get there. The frequency of the bus seem to be constant. On weekdays is 17hk. On Sunday/hp is 27hk. Using mtr card

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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You definitely need to go up to the monastery, you can even light some incense sticks while up there, lots of walking so not suitable for everyone but nice to see

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A monastery that is close to the big buddha. It's a nice area to have a walk by while in the area visiting the buddha. I wouldn't have made the trip just for the monastery.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This monastery (only tens meters from Big Buddha Statue) also has a big temple where's million of locals are praying here (so please show your respect when you are taking pictures here). While you are in Po Lin, do not skip your visit to the back of main temple, which is a Grand Hall of Ten Thousand Buddhas, sooooo beautiful... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

What an experience to sit down in a huge dining hall to eat lunch. The food is vegetarian & is delicious, it is also very cheap. It is worth a wonder around the area afterwards to get a feel for it. A great place to sit down after visiting the Big Buddha

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Truro, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This visit was during CNY so totally busy with tourists and long waits. However if you get up early and take the local bus at 8am not only is it cheaper than the chairlift but you avoid all the queues. Much easier to travel by bus up the mountain early morning then escape via the chairlift which is superb whatever... More 

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Amazing attraction, this HAS to be on everyone's to do list when visiting HK. Simply amazing and such a beautiful setting

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St Helens, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A bit of a climb But well worth the views over all the hills although big Buddha has he very best views

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited here on a Sunday Morning. I took bus 23, around 35mins, from Tung Chung Bus Terminal to Ngong Ping Village as the cable car was undergoing renovation. This is a must see sight in Hong Kong. The buddha is really big. The vegetarian meal is also a must try although it was not really tasty. Visit this place... More 

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