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Po Lin (Precious Lotus) Monastery

Lantau Island, Hong Kong, China
+86 903 509 4316
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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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  • Average7%
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Lantau Island, Hong Kong, China
+86 903 509 4316
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Reviewed yesterday

The area is a bit touristy but nevertheless a serious place for a Buddhist to visit. There are a lot of tame cows wandering around outside the gift shops. You can feed them with apples you buy in the shops.

Thank Robert N
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Must Visit in Ngong Ping Village, few minutes from Giant Buddha. Nice architecture. Try their vegetarian restaurant.

Thank Sadicay
Reviewed 4 days ago

Although it is a functioning monastery with monks the monastery has very recently been enlarged apparently to attract more tourists, an aim it has certainly achieved. The new part of the monastery has 5 Buddha's all finished with gold leaf. Impressive but I felt lacked...More

Thank Martin C
Reviewed 5 days ago

Po LIn monastery has rich Chinese archtecture. The buiding is already worth the visit. Coupled with the many other god statue and Big Buddha, this is a good place to visit.

Thank TanPiakPhuang
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We got to appreciate the scenery and the culture. It's a nice place to just sit back and enjoy the view. The atmosphere is serene. On the left side of the temple, close to the Vegetarian Restaurant, there is a small vegetarian snack and dessert...More

Thank Deni M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great monastery worth visiting when in Lantau Island. Great views and atmosphere! Take camera with you!!

Thank Kate59623
Reviewed 1 week ago

Been there twice. Take the cable car up to the mountain. Choose crystal cabin ( transparent base) if possible, good experience. Very nice view along the ride. Air is great up there, a must visit place. There are some shops and temple there. Inside the...More

Thank GW T
Reviewed 1 week ago

it is most pleasant place in hong kong Buddha is worshipped over here lots of peace you will rejuvenate your soul and mind over here must visit place awesome place.

Thank Tina S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing view of Kowloon and glass bottom car is great unless you are afraid of heights. It is a MTR ride and after you can shop at the outlets.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing place, Picture taking a must. The place is part of a monastary and temple and the grounds are walkable and level. Unless you want to walk the steps up to the buddha. We opted to have the tour bus take us up. Has a...More

Thank Edward M
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25 May 2017|
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Response from Elainecde | Reviewed this property |
We took the fast ferry to the Buddha. Walked up to the Buddha the, saw 10k Buddhas and browsed the shops a bit before taking a taxi to the MRT station back to Central. We left around 10:30 and were at Central around 3:00... More
17 April 2017|
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Response from Joyce N | Reviewed this property |
Just go to Tun Chung Station get off the walk out to the bus Terminus right outside the station. Do not get confuse there are two bus terminus, the one that go to Lantau or Po Lin is that you have to walk further out and... More
Karina B
26 December 2016|
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Response from Donna G | Reviewed this property |
I did see a hiking path. It is very steep and long. I think a day trip would be challenging