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Address: Lantau Island, Hong Kong, China
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Lantau Island and Giant Buddha Day Trip from Hong Kong

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Magnificence with Serenity

Sheer magnificence combined with a serene feeling is hard to get anywhere else. The Big Buddha always leaves me with a happy peaceful feeling! In addition, the views from the top... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 25, 2015
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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

Sheer magnificence combined with a serene feeling is hard to get anywhere else. The Big Buddha always leaves me with a happy peaceful feeling! In addition, the views from the top are brilliant on a clear day. The cable car ride is worth it if there is no fog, else it just feels like we are going through clouds (... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

The Big Buddha is one of the largest seated Buddha statues in the world. Getting there with the Cable Car is in itself an attraction and definitely the recommended way to get here to see the Buddha. As you walk through the Ngong Ping Village, just look up and see the majestic Hong Kong Big Buddha sitting atop the hill.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

From HK, use the orange line MTR! The gondola/cable car to Big Buddha is incredible with breath taking views. Not for the faint of heart if it is a windy, rainy day!

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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

Wonderfull place to .Very peaceful place.The food they gave,full veg.Is awesome.Nothing to dislike anything in this place.Go meditate for few minutes,Only thing which I donot like ,they are giving plenty of food,and everybody is wasting it.If it should have been buffet type,the wasteage will be less.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW via mobile

The Buddha is really nice to see with the monetary at his feet. Only pity is that you have to wait incredibly long to take the gondola up the mountain and then down again because there are so many people. But it is nice to have a walk around and light some incense for example

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

The cable car ride is nice unless you get one of those foggy days which HK has lots of. From cable tower number 3 you can get an amazing view of Chek lap kok airport, thats assuming that you HAVE a view. Special signs will inform you that tower 3 is a good view point and that you should take... More 

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Dongguan City
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

I'm Catholic, so going all the way (320 steps) to see the Big Buddha, which doesn't get much bigger the closer you are, didn't make me feel much better, but... I DID IT. It was an exhausting trip, nice cable car ride all the way to the top. Great view to Hong Kong International Airport. We all should do it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

It's a beautiful and spiritual trip. The landscape is nice, the buddha is huge and beautiful and the temple has a lot more to see. You can learn more about the culture and also buy some great gifts but mostly you can feel it's an ancient and spiritual place. It's hard to explain, you must go!

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Stockport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

The Nyong Ping 360 degrees ride to the big Buddha is the most exhilarating cable car ride I have ever encountered ( and I've done a few spectacular ones) its the sheer height and distance that you travel to get to the Buddha ( looking down on the planes landing is weird) However you need to pick a clear day... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

The cable car ride to the Buddha is the way to go and covers beautiful countryside and gives great views of the bay and the approaching statue. The statue is grand and very will situated. The statues of the Divine Generals are interesting, and beg for further explanation. The stairs on the final approach are strenuous, but truly fit into... More 

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