Sunset Peak - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
About Sunset Peak
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.
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Attractions Near Sunset Peak
3.89km from Sunset Peak
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.
4.21km from Sunset Peak
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.
4.36km from Sunset Peak
The Lantau Trail opened on 4 December 1984, is a long-distance footpath on Lantau Island in the New Territories of Hong Kong. The 70 kilometers (43 mi) trail is a loop starting and finishing in Mui Wo
Po Lin Monastery
4.6km from Sunset Peak
The main temple houses many Buddhist scriptures and three bronze statues of the Buddha – representing his past, present and future.
Tian Tan Buddha
4.94km from Sunset Peak
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.
Ngong Ping 360
5.29km from Sunset Peak
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.