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Lantau Island

Tung Chung, opposite the airport on Lantau Island
Tung Chung, opposite the airport on Lantau Island
Tung Chung
Tung Chung
Ngong Ping Cable Car - Tung Chung Station
Ngong Ping Cable Car - Tung Chung Station
To reach the Big Buddha, you can take the cable car or Bus 23
To reach the Big Buddha, you can take the cable car or Bus 23
Shek Pik Reservoir, Lantau Island
Shek Pik Reservoir, Lantau Island
Lantau Peak (934m/3064ft) at the mountainous center of Lantau Island
Lantau Peak (934m/3064ft) at the mountainous center of Lantau Island
Lantau Country Parks
Lantau Country Parks
Bus stop at the Po Lin Monastery, Lantau Island
Bus stop at the Po Lin Monastery, Lantau Island
Welcome to Ngong Ping - map of the area
Welcome to Ngong Ping - map of the area
Arriving at the Po Lin Monastery, Ngong Pin, Lantau Island
Arriving at the Po Lin Monastery, Ngong Pin, Lantau Island
Gateway to Po Lin Monastery, Ngong Ping - Lantau Island
Gateway to Po Lin Monastery, Ngong Ping - Lantau Island
The star attraction of Lantau Island - the giant Tian Tan Buddha
The star attraction of Lantau Island - the giant Tian Tan Buddha
The Tian Tan Buddha is 34m tall and weighs 250 tons
The Tian Tan Buddha is 34m tall and weighs 250 tons
Ngong Ping Village at the top of the cable car, Lantau Island
Ngong Ping Village at the top of the cable car, Lantau Island
Car from the Grindelwald Mnnlichen Cable Way in Switzerland
Car from the Grindelwald Mnnlichen Cable Way in Switzerland
Chopstick shop, Ngong Ping Village
Chopstick shop, Ngong Ping Village
Painted mask, Ngong Ping Village
Painted mask, Ngong Ping Village
Bodhi Square, Ngong Ping Village
Bodhi Square, Ngong Ping Village
Bodhi Square, Ngong Ping Village
Bodhi Square, Ngong Ping Village
Gift shop with small Buddhas, Ngong Ping Village
Gift shop with small Buddhas, Ngong Ping Village
Touristy Ngong Ping Village next to Po Lin Monastery
Touristy Ngong Ping Village next to Po Lin Monastery
The Big Buddha of Lantau Island, Hong Kong
The Big Buddha of Lantau Island, Hong Kong
Main Street, Ngong Ping Village
Main Street, Ngong Ping Village
Enter and Leave through the giant gift shop that is Ngong Ping Village
Enter and Leave through the giant gift shop that is Ngong Ping Village
Shopping Ngong Ping Village
Shopping Ngong Ping Village
Now Showing! Walking with Buddha - Ngong Ping Village
Now Showing! Walking with Buddha - Ngong Ping Village
This way to the Big Buddha
This way to the Big Buddha
The Gate to Po Lin Monastery, Lantau Island
The Gate to Po Lin Monastery, Lantau Island
The Gate to Po Lin Monastery, Lantau Island
The Gate to Po Lin Monastery, Lantau Island
Hong Kong still uses the traditional Chinese characters, rather than the simplified ones introduced on the mainland
Hong Kong still uses the traditional Chinese characters, rather than the simplified ones introduced on the mainland
Statues of the Twelve Divine Generals line the path after you pass through the gate
Statues of the Twelve Divine Generals line the path after you pass through the gate
The Twelve Divine Generals - General Vajra, Year of the Dog
The Twelve Divine Generals - General Vajra, Year of the Dog
The Twelve Divine Generals - the General Parja represents the Year of the Dragon and is armed with bow and arrow
The Twelve Divine Generals - the General Parja represents the Year of the Dragon and is armed with bow and arrow
The Twelve Divine Generals - the General Kimnara, Year of the Tiger
The Twelve Divine Generals - the General Kimnara, Year of the Tiger
The Big Buddha rises over the trees behind General Makura - Year of the Rabbit
The Big Buddha rises over the trees behind General Makura - Year of the Rabbit
The Second Gate to Po Lin Monastery, Lantau Island
The Second Gate to Po Lin Monastery, Lantau Island
The steps leading up to the Big Buddha, Lantau Island
The steps leading up to the Big Buddha, Lantau Island
The Big Buddha faces the northeast and would be best photographed in the morning
The Big Buddha faces the northeast and would be best photographed in the morning
Buddhist flags around the circle, Ngong Ping
Buddhist flags around the circle, Ngong Ping
The Second Gate - Po Lin Monastery
The Second Gate - Po Lin Monastery
Po Lin Monastery Gate - 寺禪蓮寶
Po Lin Monastery Gate - 寺禪蓮寶
Guardian lion - Po Lin Monastery
Guardian lion - Po Lin Monastery
Next time, I'll have to get here on a clear morning
Next time, I'll have to get here on a clear morning
Bronze vessel, Po Lin Monastery
Bronze vessel, Po Lin Monastery
Bronze vessel with the stylized flower of the five-petaled Hong Kong orchid tree that is the post-handover symbol of Hong Kong
Bronze vessel with the stylized flower of the five-petaled Hong Kong orchid tree that is the post-handover symbol of Hong Kong
The Big Buddha of Lantau Island
The Big Buddha of Lantau Island
Gold trimmed miniature of the Big Buddha of Lantau Island
Gold trimmed miniature of the Big Buddha of Lantau Island
Po Lin Monastery was founded in 1906 among the mountains of Lantau Island
Po Lin Monastery was founded in 1906 among the mountains of Lantau Island
Po Lin Monastery, Lantau Island-Hong Kong
Po Lin Monastery, Lantau Island-Hong Kong
No Incense Beyond This Point
No Incense Beyond This Point
Po Lin Monastery Entrance, Lantau Island-Hong Kong
Po Lin Monastery Entrance, Lantau Island-Hong Kong
Laughing Buddha inside the main entrance, Po Lin Monastery, Hong Kong
Laughing Buddha inside the main entrance, Po Lin Monastery, Hong Kong
Guăng M Tiānwng, Heavenly King of the West - Po Lin Monastery
Guăng M Tiānwng, Heavenly King of the West - Po Lin Monastery
Duō Wn Tiānwng, Heavenly King of the North - Po Lin Monastery
Duō Wn Tiānwng, Heavenly King of the North - Po Lin Monastery
Zēng Zhǎng Tiānwng, Heavenly King of the South - Po Lin Monastery
Zēng Zhǎng Tiānwng, Heavenly King of the South - Po Lin Monastery
Ch Gu Tiānwng, Heavenly King of the East - Po Lin Monastery
Ch Gu Tiānwng, Heavenly King of the East - Po Lin Monastery
Po Lin Monastery, Hong Kong-Lantau Island
Po Lin Monastery, Hong Kong-Lantau Island
Great Hall of Po Lin Monastery, Hong Kong-Lantau Island
Great Hall of Po Lin Monastery, Hong Kong-Lantau Island
Guanyin, Po Lin Monastery
Guanyin, Po Lin Monastery
Great Hall of Po Lin Monastery, Hong Kong-Lantau Island
Great Hall of Po Lin Monastery, Hong Kong-Lantau Island
Steps leading up to the Great Hall, Po Lin Monastery
Steps leading up to the Great Hall, Po Lin Monastery
Steps leading up to the Great Hall, Po Lin Monastery
Steps leading up to the Great Hall, Po Lin Monastery
Banners celebrating Sakyamuni Buddha's Birthday, Po Lin Monastery
Banners celebrating Sakyamuni Buddha's Birthday, Po Lin Monastery
Buddhas of the Three Ages inside the Great Hall of Po Lin Monastery
Buddhas of the Three Ages inside the Great Hall of Po Lin Monastery
Buddhas of the Three Ages inside the Great Hall of Po Lin Monastery
Buddhas of the Three Ages inside the Great Hall of Po Lin Monastery
The Present Buddha in the center, Po Lin Monastery
The Present Buddha in the center, Po Lin Monastery
One of the Buddhas of the Three Ages
One of the Buddhas of the Three Ages
Painted ceiling of Po Lin Monastery
Painted ceiling of Po Lin Monastery
Painted ceiling of Po Lin Monastery
Painted ceiling of Po Lin Monastery
The new hall being constructed behind the Great Hall of Po Lin Monastery
The new hall being constructed behind the Great Hall of Po Lin Monastery
New carving of a Fire-Breathing Dragon - Po Lin Monastery
New carving of a Fire-Breathing Dragon - Po Lin Monastery
Zhǔnt Ps - Cundi Bodhisattva, the Mother of Buddhas with her 18 arms representing the 18 merits of Buddhahood
Zhǔnt Ps - Cundi Bodhisattva, the Mother of Buddhas with her 18 arms representing the 18 merits of Buddhahood
Inside the Po Lin Monastery, Lantau Island
Inside the Po Lin Monastery, Lantau Island
Roof of the new hall of Po Lin Monastery, Lantau Island
Roof of the new hall of Po Lin Monastery, Lantau Island
Buddhist swastikas, Po Lin Monastery
Buddhist swastikas, Po Lin Monastery
The new hall of Po Lin Monastery will dwarf the current Great Hall
The new hall of Po Lin Monastery will dwarf the current Great Hall
Carved Chinese dragon, Po Lin Monastery
Carved Chinese dragon, Po Lin Monastery
Guanyin and the Thousand Arms, Po Lin Monastery
Guanyin and the Thousand Arms, Po Lin Monastery
A miniature Buddha, Po Lin Monastery
A miniature Buddha, Po Lin Monastery
A beautiful sandlewood Bodhisattva, Po Lin Monastery
A beautiful sandlewood Bodhisattva, Po Lin Monastery
New construction at Po Lin Monastery
New construction at Po Lin Monastery
New construction at Po Lin Monastery
New construction at Po Lin Monastery
Flags at Ngong Ping Circle at the base of the Big Buddha
Flags at Ngong Ping Circle at the base of the Big Buddha
Tian Tan Buddha, Ngong Ping
Tian Tan Buddha, Ngong Ping
Tian Tan Buddha, completed in 1993, Ngong Ping
Tian Tan Buddha, completed in 1993, Ngong Ping
Bronze vessel, Ngong Ping-Lantau Island
Bronze vessel, Ngong Ping-Lantau Island
The Tian Tan Buddha is a bronze statue representing the Buddha Amoghasiddhi, one of the five Buddhas of Wisdom
The Tian Tan Buddha is a bronze statue representing the Buddha Amoghasiddhi, one of the five Buddhas of Wisdom
Climbing the steps to the Big Buddha, Lantau Island
Climbing the steps to the Big Buddha, Lantau Island
The Tian Tan Buddha (1993) its on a replica of the Altar of Heaven in Beijing
The Tian Tan Buddha (1993) its on a replica of the Altar of Heaven in Beijing
Amoghasiddhi - He Whose Accomplishment Is Not In Vain.
Amoghasiddhi - He Whose Accomplishment Is Not In Vain.
View of Po Lin Monastery while climbing up to the Tian Tan Buddha, Lantau Island
View of Po Lin Monastery while climbing up to the Tian Tan Buddha, Lantau Island
Lantau Peak from the Tian Tan Buddha, Ngong Ping
Lantau Peak from the Tian Tan Buddha, Ngong Ping
Lantau Peak
Lantau Peak
The new Great Hall of Ngong Ping Monastery
The new Great Hall of Ngong Ping Monastery
The raised right hand of the Buddha represents the removal of affliction
The raised right hand of the Buddha represents the removal of affliction
Numerous bronze statues of offerings surround the Buddha
Numerous bronze statues of offerings surround the Buddha
Offerings of the Devas - Ngong Ping
Offerings of the Devas - Ngong Ping
Offerings of the Devas - Ngong Ping
Offerings of the Devas - Ngong Ping
Offerings of the Devas - Ngong Ping
Offerings of the Devas - Ngong Ping
The Tian Tan Buddha symbolized the harmonious relationship between man and nature
The Tian Tan Buddha symbolized the harmonious relationship between man and nature
The base on which the Buddha is sitting is modeled on the Altar of Heaven in Beijing
The base on which the Buddha is sitting is modeled on the Altar of Heaven in Beijing
Unusually, the Tian Tan Buddha does not face the south, but rather to the north east - not quite towards Beijing however
Unusually, the Tian Tan Buddha does not face the south, but rather to the north east - not quite towards Beijing however
The Tian Tan Buddha of Lantau Island
The Tian Tan Buddha of Lantau Island
Offerings of the Devas - Ngong Ping
Offerings of the Devas - Ngong Ping
Offerings of the Devas - Ngong Ping
Offerings of the Devas - Ngong Ping
Offerings of the Devas - Ngong Ping
Offerings of the Devas - Ngong Ping
Offerings of the Devas - Ngong Ping
Offerings of the Devas - Ngong Ping
Offerings of the Devas - Ngong Ping
Offerings of the Devas - Ngong Ping
There are a total of six statues of the Devas making offerings
There are a total of six statues of the Devas making offerings
One of the Devas making offerings to the Tian Tan Buddha
One of the Devas making offerings to the Tian Tan Buddha
One of the Devas making offerings to the Tian Tan Buddha
One of the Devas making offerings to the Tian Tan Buddha
It might take a while to find a clear day in Hong Kong, but the trip to the Big Buddha of Lantau is worth the effort
It might take a while to find a clear day in Hong Kong, but the trip to the Big Buddha of Lantau is worth the effort
Offerings of the Devas - Ngong Ping
Offerings of the Devas - Ngong Ping
Ngong Ping Village from the Big Buddha - a bit too touristy for my taste
Ngong Ping Village from the Big Buddha - a bit too touristy for my taste
The Ngong Ping Cable Car from Tung Chung
The Ngong Ping Cable Car from Tung Chung
Panoramic view of the Po Lin Monastery and the moutons of Lantau from the Tian Tan Buddha
Panoramic view of the Po Lin Monastery and the moutons of Lantau from the Tian Tan Buddha
The Tian Tan Buddha, one of the world's largest Buddha images
The Tian Tan Buddha, one of the world's largest Buddha images
The Tian Tan Buddha, one of the world's largest outdoor seated bronze Buddhas
The Tian Tan Buddha, one of the world's largest outdoor seated bronze Buddhas
The face of the Tian Tan Buddha
The face of the Tian Tan Buddha
Deva making offerings to the Tian Tan Buddha
Deva making offerings to the Tian Tan Buddha
Po Lin Monastery from the Tian Tan Buddha, Lantau Island
Po Lin Monastery from the Tian Tan Buddha, Lantau Island
The Buddha of Lantau Island in the afternoon
The Buddha of Lantau Island in the afternoon
For better photos, visit the Tian Tan Buddha in the morning
For better photos, visit the Tian Tan Buddha in the morning
Lin Po Monastery, Lantau Island, Hong Kong
Lin Po Monastery, Lantau Island, Hong Kong
It's tough to compare the sizes of seated Buddhas like this with the colossal standing Buddhas of China and Japan
It's tough to compare the sizes of seated Buddhas like this with the colossal standing Buddhas of China and Japan
Clouds obscuring the peaks of Lantau Island
Clouds obscuring the peaks of Lantau Island
Lantau Island is apparently home to most of Hong Kong's prisons
Lantau Island is apparently home to most of Hong Kong's prisons
Dakotas Bar & Lounge, Cathay City
Dakotas Bar & Lounge, Cathay City
Dakotas Bar & Lounge, Cathay City
Dakotas Bar & Lounge, Cathay City
Discovery Bay
Discovery Bay
Discovery Bay
Discovery Bay
Discovery Bay
Discovery Bay
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