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“Disneyand and Giant Budha” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Lantau Island

Lantau Island
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Fabulous Hiking Adventure: Sunset on Lantau Islands Sunset Peak
Ranked #8 of 799 things to do in Hong Kong
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Melbourne
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25 reviews
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“Disneyand and Giant Budha”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2012

Where the East meets the West, modern cultures on one side of the Island and step back a hundred yrs on the other side.
Went to Disneyland which was a bit dissappointing, it was very small and crowded, but easy to get to by public transport, if you want to have any rides be prepared to queue for up to an hour every time. Went to the giant budha by public transport as well and it took over an hour but was everything l expected, climbed all the stairs to go to the top and the views were fantastic, had lunch at the monastary which was vegetarian and very good, you are given tea with your meal but you have to buy water. We came back by the cable car and it was scary, such steep descents and it was very windy, you can have a glass bottomed cable car or the standard, l suggest the standard if you are scared of heights and if heights absolutely terrify you this would not be a ride to take. Over all a busy tourist trap but well worth a visit.

Visited June 2012
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Barnsley
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“Big buddha temple well worth a visit.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2012

A fantastic cable-car ride to see the buddhist temple although the extra charge for the glass-bottomed experience on the cable car itself isn't worth it. The temple is serene and peaceful...the surrouding shops largely superfluous and slightly tacky.

Visited May 2012
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st Louis
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“The cable car ride was a highlight”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2012

We loved the cable car- the views of gorgeous mountains and water were breathtaking! If you are on a tour you can bypass the longish lines to see the Buddha.
The giant Buddha is something else. Even though it is relatively new it is a sight to behold! It is set up very well for tourists.... as far as offering food, souvenirs etc..
This was a wonderul part of the trip for us - Dont miss it if you are in HOng Kong!

Visited June 2012
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Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
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“A world apart very worth visiting”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2012

Very interesting and enlightning trip. We got the caple car which is amazing really high but efficiant walked up and around the giant budda and took in a meal in the temple. Very different from down town Honk Kong peaceful.

Visited July 2011
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Hong Kong, China
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“Worth it for the giant buddha”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2012

Just nice beacause of the giant buddha.. Those many steps werent that bad even with a baby carrier....
Many option of restaurants.
Cool cable car ride.

Visited June 2012
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