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Tian Tan Buddha (Big Buddha)

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Reviewed today via mobile

Wonderfull place to visit in Hong Kong, very positive energy and beautiful environment, i recomend as no 1 address if visiting the region

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank MadalinBoiu
Reviewed yesterday

This is a great place to visit in Hong Kong. We took the cable car up and down the mountain but we allowed for a relaxing day at the top to see the Buddha plus enough time to visit the Monastery nearby and walk the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank MML17
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Buy your cable car tickets online for priority clearance. Otherwise you will stand in HUGE queues!!!! We bought our tickets through TripAdvisor and made the glass bottom cable car experience choice. Best decision! The ride up was awesome, even for me suffering from extreme vertigo....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Ronelle W
Reviewed yesterday

This is a Must see in Hong Kong, you can do this before an afternoon flight if needed if you start early in the morning. It opens at 10 am but there is a lot to do up there with hiking trails and souvenir stores...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank michaelcG7748ZT
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

To really embrace the culture it must be a destination to visit. You do not have to take a cable car as there is bus access. I do like how the commercial side is kept away at the cable car station, leaving the temple and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Simon_Curry1
Reviewed yesterday

It gets quite cold up there! The valley is quiet and serene. Definately find the wisdom path and follow the trail up to the end! Stunning views. Cues are quite long.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Divjyot S
Reviewed 2 days ago

went over by crystal cable car. it is worth the trip as it is very unique despite being touristy. You do not have to do any of the touristy stuff and when you get past it the Chinese zodiac statues are fun as are the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank goldcath
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

World's biggest sitting Buddha. You can reach by cable car , my suggestion will be to take one side crystal cable car other side standard cable car.. Weather on upside is amazing ,so always carry a warm clothes as its on height. You can take...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Purvi K
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We did this as part of a one day tour through buffalo tours. The big Buddha was fantastic to see. The monastery was beautiful. It was lovely to see people praying. If you aren’t keen on walking up all the steps our tour dropped us...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jossun
Reviewed 3 days ago

If you're into Buddhas, youre in luck. A bit of a hike from city but not to bad (think we took 2 subwasy). Some exercise involved. If you're hungry or vegan, dont miss the vegan mess hall run by the monks

Date of experience: November 2018
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19 January 2019|
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Response from TheRealMrsJones | Reviewed this property |
Yes definitely. I'm more fan either but I powered through with my eyes closed!
15 January 2019|
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Response from Tinchen_12 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, we checked all possible transports and decided to take the MTR as it faster the the ferries and stops near to the cable car station. To avoid long queues you should arrive early. It is possible to book tickets for the... More
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7 December 2018|
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Response from VineshPikale | Reviewed this property |
You can take the ferry from the airport itself. It’s about 75 mins of travel. Assuming you are landing 9:40’you can try for a 11:30 or so ferry. Book your tickets before your travel. While checking in for the flight itself... More