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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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The walk up to the monastery was lovely, even a OX or two laying around. Wonderful place for holiday photos. Had a vegetarian meal in the monastery, food was unbelievable things... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The walk up to the monastery was lovely, even a OX or two laying around. Wonderful place for holiday photos. Had a vegetarian meal in the monastery, food was unbelievable things you would never eat at home, Lotus bulbs, fried tofu in lemon sauce, much more. Star bucks for your coffee. Cheap tourist shops. A BEAUTIFUL PLACE

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Share a few moments with your thoughts alone. Take in the scenery and say a prayer. Experience the vastness of the landscape and how small we are compared to the world.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We ate at the monastery and it was the best food we had in Hong Kong! The monestary, grounds/gardens and the Buddha are well worth visiting. We arrived first thing in the morning by bus (the cable car was out of action) and got there before it became crowded.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Quite a nice place. Atmosphere is so calm here and makes you feel so relaxed. There are vegetarian food around the area so worth a try too. Much to explore and go there with a open heart.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Big buddha is the beautiful and the best attraction. The great day to see and prayed a Big Buddha. I felt so good and glad to went here!!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The place is serene and the number of people who make it to the top is incredible. There were loads of very senior citizens who were up there. Take the bus #23 from Tung Chung terminal which will cost you $27 on weekends or holidays, otherwise only $19 on weekdays. The cable car leaves from next door but is real... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Po Lin Monastery is a great temple which is attached to the Tian Tan Buddha. It is a great religious site and you can get a nice meal at the temple.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Big Buddha is good but this is the place you'll remember. It's beautiful. There's a giant gate, and several buildings. From in front of the main building, look around carefully; there are little treasures everywhere in corners, on rooftops, in niches. Flowers on the steps, etc. but they don't prepare you for the Grand Hall, a magnificent golden space.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lantau island Big Buddha is worth a visit. One must click lots of pictures. Good for a day picnic on a cool and windy day

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited the monastery, very tranquil and peaceful despite the crowds. Enjoyed a vegetarian lunch and the food was delicious and plentiful. The climb up to the bhuda has many steps over 250 so be prepared and wear sturdy footwear, and a visit to the museum was also worthwhile. All in all a very enjoyable visit.

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