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Tian Tan Buddha (Big Buddha)

Lantau Island, Hong Kong, China
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Lantau Island, Hong Kong, China
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Reviewed today

This is a must do activity. Yes you might have to stand in line for the cable car and yes it is primarily for tourist but that's what we are, tourists. This is a really nice place. The cows at the bottom wandering around freely...More

Thank jo s
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We took the cable car up the mountain which is a GREAT way to go! It's worth the money. We recommend buying tickets or vouchers ahead of time, as we waited 2 hours in line. There are good food selections at the top. The Buddha...More

Thank Tyler A
Reviewed yesterday

OK slightly torn here... the Buddha itself and monastery were excellent, its the getting up there and the "another excuse to sell to tourists " that spoil it. We booked tickets in advanced which was just as well as on a relatively quiet mid week...More

Thank Properttyphoon
Reviewed yesterday

Wear comfortable shoes for climbing stairs and enjoy the Big Buddha at top and views! Part of the experience was vegetarian lunch at monastery as well as time to walk on the grounds.

Thank Elizabeth G
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Tian Tan Buddha is situated at the top of a large, steep flight of steps, but the views at the top of the surrounding areas are worth it. The Buddha itself is enormous and it is very captivating to be near such a huge spiritual...More

Thank LaurenRoseAdams
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Impressive view! Worth walking all the steps. Do not be afraid of the 286 steps, they are not all back to back, there are stoping areas. Very relaxing environment.

Thank Maria Luisa N
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

was good to see but has big crowds on way up stairs and back on the cable car and we went on a weekday at start of a typhoon so from what my local friend told me this was a small amount compared to normal...More

Thank Steven J
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It is. The sculpture is so amazing! You can stay there for hours just enjoying the view. We really loved it!

Thank Marijana K
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Quite a long climb on over 200 steps is quite rewarding once you are there. The view is great and the religious imagery quite nice.

Thank bulegila
Reviewed 3 days ago

Tian Tan Buddha on Lantau Island is well worth the time and effort to get there. In fact it is very easy via the MTR and cable car. Make sure you book the cable car on line in advance to avoid long line ups. The...More

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Martin G
20 November 2017|
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Response from Sugarfree_candy | Reviewed this property |
Get to Tung Chang via MTR and then go to the coach stop 23 It’s really simple and easy and drops you off three minute walk away from Tian tan Buddha. We visited two weeks ago when the cable cars were under maintenance and... More
Donna S
19 November 2017|
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Response from TravelingSuz | Reviewed this property |
Hello - Big Buddha is very close to the airport and if you get there when it’s open (9am), you’ll be done in two hours. Use the MTR near the airport to take you to the 360. You should also be able to make the peak - take... More
Alanis K
18 November 2017|
Response from Sven S | Reviewed this property |
Well, i dont think there are any maps of the area but you dont need any because there are signs and there is just one road. Apart i havent seen any leaflets or information besides signs in Chinese and english.
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