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Po Lin Monastery - Things to Know Before Visiting

Ngong Ping, Hong Kong

Buddhist Temples

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About Po Lin Monastery

The main temple houses many Buddhist scriptures and three bronze statues of the Buddha – representing his past, present and future.

Attractions Near Po Lin Monastery

Tian Tan Buddha
Tian Tan Buddha0.37km from Po Lin Monastery

Large bronze statue of Buddha Shakyamuni. The statue is sited near Po Lin Monastery and symbolizes the harmonious relationship between man and nature, people and faith. It is a major center of Buddhism in Hong Kong and is also a tourist attraction.

Wisdom Path
Wisdom Path0.52km from Po Lin Monastery

Located at the foot of Lantau Peak, The Wisdom Path is a monument consisting of 38 wooden columns on which verses from the centuries-old Heart Sutra have been carved.

Ngong Ping 360
Ngong Ping 3600.7km from Po Lin Monastery

Ngong Ping 360 connects Tung Chung, on the north coast of Lantau and itself linked to central Hong Kong by the Tung Chung Line, with the Ngong Ping area in the hills above- home to the Po Lin Monastery and the Tian Tan Buddha. Before Ngong Ping 360's opening, the only access was via a mountain road and bus service.

Lantau Peak
Lantau Peak1.52km from Po Lin Monastery

The Lantau Peak hike is one of the most spectacular hikes in Hong Kong taking you to the Lantau Peak summit, which is the second-highest point in Hong Kong. It is most famous for the sunrise scenery viewed from the summit.

Sunset Peak
Sunset Peak4.6km from Po Lin Monastery

Sunset Peak or Tai Tung Shan is the third highest peak in Hong Kong. It is situated on Lantau Island within Lantau South Country Park and Lantau North Country Park and stands at a height of 869 metres (2,851 ft) above the sea level. The second highest Lantau Peak is on the western part of the island.

Hong Kong–Zhuhai–Macau Bridge
Hong Kong–Zhuhai–Macau Bridge7.72km from Po Lin Monastery

The Hong Kong–Zhuhai–Macau Bridge is a 55-kilometre bridge–tunnel system consisting of a series of three cable-stayed bridges, an undersea tunnel, and four artificial islands. It is both the longest sea crossing and the longest open-sea fixed link on earth.

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