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Address: Hong Kong, China
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: No
Activities: City walk sightseeing, Whale watching
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A must do when in Hong Kong

There are various ways to get to Lantau Island. We took the cable cars which were great fun. There's an attraction centre which as you would expect is full of over priced... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

There are various ways to get to Lantau Island. We took the cable cars which were great fun. There's an attraction centre which as you would expect is full of over priced souvenir shops, but as you walk away and towards the big Buddha you can feel the calmness of the site. The Big Buddha is very impressive. If you... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

This is a huge tourist trap. Look at the sky before you go. If it is foggy dont go. We got up and couldn't see the big buddha, not even an outline through the fog, that should have been sitting directly in front of us. There are shops and food but not worth it to hang out there

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

If on a stop over this place is fabulous. From the cable car to the Big Buddha the views are amazing.

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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Lantau Island has the most prominent attractions Disneyland and Big Buddha. It is green so the journey via cable car to reach Nong Ping village is simply awesome. Something you cannot Miss!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

The cable car journey in the glass cabin took my breath away. Later our visit to the Ngong Ping village which sells such wonderful stuff was the begining of the climb to the top. The climb to the top for the Big Buddha and later the temple nearby was amazing. The Po Lin Monestary is worth all the money we... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Disneyland is the main landmark on this island and not many tourists miss this fantastic place for children and adults alike. Visitors can enjoy the other sight seeing places including the cable care ride to see the Buddha statue, if they are willing to spend a separate day.

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Coral Springs, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

This is a must do while visiting Hong Kong. The cable car was shut down for maintenance so we booked an excellent tour with Splendid Tours. They drove us up to the Big Buddha Monument and the Monastery and then drove us down to the Tai O Fishing Village. When finished there they arranged a ferry boat ride for us... More 

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Bandung, Jawa Barat, Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

You can see the biggest Buddha in the world (they claimed it). After reaching the top of the area, you can see a very beautiful scene. Local people from the village.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

The weather was fantastic when we went so we took the cable car to Lantau Island. Loved the Big Buddha & the Temple + there are some great trinket shops.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

You can get the cable car or bus (if you are afraid of heights) up the mountain to Big Buddha from Tung Chung. Unless you purchase your cable car tickets the previous day, expect to stand in a line anywhere from 1-3 hours but the view from the cable car is worth it. You may even opt for a clear... More 

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