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“My third visit, enjoyable”

Tian Tan Buddha (Big Buddha)
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Full Day Lantau Island Small Group Tour in Hong Kong
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Singapore, Singapore
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“My third visit, enjoyable”
Reviewed June 20, 2013 via mobile

It's my third visit to the Big Buddha and I still enjoyed it. Always enjoyed the scenic ride by bus to the Big Buddha.

The Big Buddha is really majestic. You can see it from a distance and it is really awe inspiring.

Walking up to see the Buddha up close is always a great experience. If you wish to see the Big Buddha's exhibit and go to the highest point in the Buddha, you can purchase the vegetarian meal. The meal voucher gives you access to view the exhibits in the Big Buddha and climb up to the highest point. Looking down from the Buddha gives you a bird's eye view of Lantau Island. A very good, comfortable and serene experience.

Having a walk through the monastery also is a very serene experience for me. Loved the many sitting areas in the monastery. Very peaceful.

Visited June 2013
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Austin, Texas
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Reviewed June 20, 2013

The Big Buddha statue was impressive. It's very large and the view of it coming in from the tram was quite impressive. It's a serious hike up a lot of stairs to get to the top, but the view is worth it.

Visited April 2013
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Bangkok, Thailand
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“Second time to Big Buddha.”
Reviewed June 20, 2013

Pray to the buddha, and he will definitely give you some directions and keeps reminding you. MUST take the cable car for ONLY 20mins rather than takes the long journey of bus. Luckily,the weather is very nice and see the view of mountains and sea which are different views of Hong Kong. Very relaxing and nice to take a pictures at the cable car.

The vegetarian restaurant is comfortable, but the food is very terrible and expensive. We would recommend people can eat the vegetarian dim sum instead of buying their set of lunch.

Overall, we will recommend all our friends to come and visit.

Visited June 2013
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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“if you've time a must to go there the Big Buddha”
Reviewed June 20, 2013

It's worth to reserve some time and go to the Big Buddha. Take the cable and experience the excitement of the tout. Have a marvelous view over the ocean and the airport.Enjoy the nature of the Lantau island.
If you are there, a nice moment to have a lunch or a drink, many nice restaurants and also to do some souvenir shopping.
Going to thetThe Budhha is a good workout, take the stairs and enjoy the nice sculptures. Visit also the monastry

Visited April 2013
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London, United Kingdom
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“Extremely big and impressive!”
Reviewed June 20, 2013

Get on the Dong chung MRT line(paralle to the airport link) get off at ngong ping stop ( the last top) walked for 10mins, pay for hk$135 for standard cable car return, or $215 for crystal class cable car (where the foot ground stepping screen is transparent in the cable car)

The cable car took 25 mins to get up to the statue area. The Buddha statue is grand and you have to get ready to walk 268 steps up to the top.

Be prepared a pair of comfort shoes, sun glasses, hat, umbrella, sunlotion as it would be necessary!

Enjoy the view from the top!

Visited June 2013
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