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Address: Lantau Island, Hong Kong, China
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85236660606
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10:00 - 17:30
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 17:30
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
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you're really big Buddha!

...we reached Big Buddha after travelling over land, seas, mountains, and hundreds of steps!... you have to devote a day at least if you plan to go here... better yet, reserve... read more

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Laguna Province, Philippines
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38 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

...we reached Big Buddha after travelling over land, seas, mountains, and hundreds of steps!... you have to devote a day at least if you plan to go here... better yet, reserve online to cut on the waiting time in line (it took us about 3 hours!) before we were able to ride our cable car... but the sight was beholding... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW via mobile

Easy to get to via MTR and then hop on bus. The cable car is being serviced from January to May 2017. Lots of steps to access the Buddha but easy to get around the temples which are fabulous. Allow plenty of time if you are travelling from central probably 1 and a half hours to get there. There's good... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW via mobile

If you have a few hours lay over in HK international airport then get out for a couple of hours to see the big budda. Check with customer services but its t h e S1 bus to Tung Chung where you pick up the Gondola. There's the standard car or the crystal glass bottomed. N'gong village is a bit plastic... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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Plus: - Great statue - Good background for taking picture Minus: - Too much of walking to reach the statue - Not suitable for family with toddlers - Nothing than statue

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Falmouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We took the MTR from Kowloon to Lantau Island then the number 23 bus to visit the Big Buddha, as the cable car was suspended. It was a great experience to see the whole area, which includes the Buddha, Monastery and village and there is no fee for entry. The area is peaceful and rural with cattle wandering freely. If... More 

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Greenwich, CT
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We took the MTR from central and since the cable car was down it was a choice of waiting for bus wi 45 min ride, or taking a $20 taxi. We chose the later, and arrive at big Buddha ihich felt like "Disneyland" like tourist attraction. Yes'm the bronze 220 ton Buddha completed in 1989 is impressive, but it seemed... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This Buddha is big! You can see it from very far and it sits on top of the hill. We did the steps up to see it from very near and it did not disappoint.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Second visit to Big Buddha, so wanted to try a different route, having previously used cable cars and metro. This time I took a ferry from central, pier 6, to Mui Wo and then bus number 2 direct to the monastery / Big Buddha. The ferry took about 40 mins and bus took similar amount of time, so about an... More 

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San German, Puerto Rico
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111 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Excellent monument to represent peace, diversity and common things humanity enjoy. Nice trip from Honk Kong island to Lantau. Love it!

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

It's a pretty peacefull place and different from what you can see at the HK centre. They have couple of vegetarian restaurants that sell also coffee, ice cream (12 dollars) and the town centre with mandatory Starbucks and tourist stuff. The Buddha itself does not cost anything. From here you can continue for example to the Tai O fishing village... More 

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