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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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Stunning cable car ride to get there but pricey and horrendous queues. A bit dearer and shorter waiting time if you choose glass bottomed cable car. Stunning views of airport... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Stunning cable car ride to get there but pricey and horrendous queues. A bit dearer and shorter waiting time if you choose glass bottomed cable car. Stunning views of airport & Hong Kong generally. Buddha itself very impressive, spectacular views. Village very commercialised but prices ok.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

I didn't think that the Big Buddha would impress me, but I was wrong. It was huge and right in front you. I felt calm and relax when I got on the top of the mountain and saw him. The view there was great. You will want to take a lot of pictures. I rode the cable car to get... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

We took the cable car to the Big Budda site and walked the short distance to the actual site. The stairs are easy to climb and there are hand rails provided.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

The best way to get to see the Big Buddha is with the sky train. This is a must do when in Hong Kong. The views are magnificent at you travel up and up to see the Big Buddha. you can also walk the trail to the top if you so desire, or catch a bus, but for me this... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

If you are going to get the cable car up I recommend 2 things. Get there at 10am and get a crystal ride (glass bottom). Getting there before 10 we still had about a 20 min wait to get on, however when we got the cable car back down the queues to get up to Big Buddha were huge! Big... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

We hemmed and hawed about visiting and were glad we did (some told us yes some no). It's easy to get here by subway and then the cable car.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Really nothing else, and nothing in the surroundings too. So don't expect much outside of watching a big statue of Buddha....

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

A most amazing trip. I took the cable car (quite a terrifying experience if you don't have a head for heights) and landed at what I thought was going to be a dreadfully spoilt area full of shops and restaurants. I was wrong. Once past the stores, which weren't actually that bad, lay a wonderfully peaceful place to sit and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Well the name says it all Big Buddha, and wow it's big. Be prepared to walk up a lot of stairs to get there but it's well worth the trip, nice gift shops here, and a lovely temple. Well worth the time and effort, if you don't mind heights. Go by the cable cars!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

The view is nice. Hiking through stairs to Big Buddha is quite long but good for health. I walk around the Big Buddha. I feel peaceful there.

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Address: Lantau Island, Hong Kong, China
Location: Asia  >  China  >  Hong Kong Region  >  Hong Kong
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:30 pm

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