Tian Tan Buddha

 
 
Tian Tan Buddha/ The Big Buddha (天壇大佛) is a major landmark in Hong Kong. This majestic statue is the biggest sitting Buddha statue built outdoor. This 34-meter tall bronze Buddha statue sits atop the peak of Mount Muk Yue on Lantau Island, Hong Kong. Tian Tan Buddha was accomplished in 1989. Po Lin Monastery has taken 12 years to plan and build this Buddha statue. In 2000, Tian Tan Buddha was elected as the fourth of the 10 Engineering Wonders in Hong Kong.
 
 
Opening Hour
Monday to Sunday (including public holidays)
10:00 to 17:30
 
Information
Address: Po Lin Monastery, Ngong Ping, Lantau Island
Tel: +852 2985 5248
Website: www.plm.org.hk
 
Transportation
Take Lantau Bus No. 23 at the bus station outside Tung Chung MTR Station to Ngong Ping Bus Terminus
Take Ngong Ping Cable Car at the Cable Car Station outside Tung Chung MTR Station, then take an additional 10-minute walk to the Monastery
Take First Ferry from Central Pier to Mui Wo, and take Lantau Bus No.2 to Ngong Ping Bus Terminus
Take Lantau Bus No. 21 at the bus stop in Tai O to Ngong Ping Bus Terminus
Take a Lantau Island taxi