Tian Tan Buddha
Ngong Ping Rd, Lantau Island, Hong Kong
About Tian Tan Buddha
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.
Attractions near Tian Tan Buddha
The main temple houses many Buddhist scriptures and three bronze statues of the Buddha – representing his past, present and future.
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.
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.
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 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.
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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