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Ten Thousand Buddhas Monastery (Man Fat Sze)

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Famous temple

We went there during Chinese New Year. With the train stopping at Shatin Station, you can easily... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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Wooohoooo... need an extra effort to go there... climb thousand of stairs before you can see the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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A steep climb to reach, but efforts are rewarded with over 12,000 Buddhas both outside and inside the temple. There is no admission fee. A small restaurant at the top offers refreshments, but bring your own water for the trail.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Lots 358-359,IN D D 185, Shatin, Hong Kong, China
New Territories
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+852 2691 1067
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We went there during Chinese New Year. With the train stopping at Shatin Station, you can easily find your way to the temple. By taking the pedestrian heading North after getting down from the train, you will reach a small village, passing through the village,...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Wooohoooo... need an extra effort to go there... climb thousand of stairs before you can see the temple but it worthed... don't bring the baby stroller to go up there! Bad experiences bringing the sleeping baby in the stroller and climb the stairs

Thank JimmyYoe
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is a must to see. We went on the underground and it’s a short walk from there not very well signposted. The climb to the top is winding and steep so take something to drink along the way. It is quite amazing to...More

1  Thank ClanAnderson
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Do not waste your time trying to find it like I did. When we finally found a member of staff to ask, she informed us it is closed and we could not even go near it

1  Thank del002014
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was easy enough to get to on the MTR - it is a little ways away from the station and the small signs not entirely clear but people were helpful and we found it without too much trouble. There were only a handful of...More

2  Thank travellingbird888
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very steep walk up but definitely worth trip.Great views from the top.If you are into monasteries, it’s definitely a place to. Visit

Thank SenorBuffalo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After 5 temples we've visited here, this is by far our favorite. The time they have spent to create this art, all those buddhas, is astonishing. They are lined along the path you can walk up to the hill to the top and we had...More

Thank boconnorgalix
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Yes! This place actually have more than Ten thousand statues of Buddhist saints. Statues reflecting Buddhist saints are placed on either side of walkway that leads to the main temple at the top. There are lots and lots of steps so take your time here...More

Thank Dileep K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is nice to visit but not a must do! Its a short ride from the CBD and than a short walk up on the hill. I hope it is not to sunny when you go up, because the sun is really hard to...More

Thank Worldskarma
Reviewed 12 July 2018

after looking arround the village or having a quiet drink the ten thousand buddhas monastery is a must see place

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traceynguyen2005
21 July 2018|
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Response from backpacker31 | Reviewed this property |
The path is paved, however, it is quite steep in places. Also, if you’re going now, it will be extraordinarily hot and humid. Personally, there are a lot of more suitable places to take your 10 month-old in HK.
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traceynguyen2005
20 July 2018|
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Response from Sky_beyond | Reviewed this property |
They have the slope next to stairs but i would not recommend it... also its not same as Big Buddha, no cable car.
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Borjjj
15 June 2018|
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Response from Josh K | Reviewed this property |
MTR then walk both are close to stations.
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