the tin tan buddha at the top of the bukid


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It was in the middle of august of 2015, when me and my sister went to hong kong for her first time  visit to see how is hong kong and how to use the MTR octopus card just in case when she landed a job in hong kong mainland and how to pass the immigration through interview if you are first time and also anything which is the dynamic city that can offer which is different from where she lives.

anyway, to go to big buddha is you have to go to the train to ride it depends which train is your origin but there must be a tourist information in every train that you can read.

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the train that you have to go must be on tung chung station, where you can ride a bus going there for a couple of dollar.HK dollar. then you have  to walk to the entrance which is free...IMG_3510Once merely a remote monastery hidden by lush, mountain scenery, the Po Lin Monastery made it to the world map when the extraordinary Tian Tan Buddha statue (informally known as the Big Buddha) was erected in 1993. Sitting 34 metres high and facing north to look over the Chinese people, this majestic bronze Buddha draws pilgrims from all over Asia.

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The eyes, lips, incline of the head and right hand, which is raised to deliver a blessing to all, combine to bring a humbling depth of character and dignity to the massive Buddha, which took 12 years to complete. Climb the 268 steps for a closer look at this remarkable statue, and to enjoy the sweeping mountain and sea views that can be seen from its base.
Opposite the statue, the Po Lin Monastery is one of Hong Kong’s most important Buddhist sanctums and has been dubbed ‘the Buddhist World in the South’. Home to many a devout monk, this monastery is rich with colourful manifestations of Buddhist iconography and its pleasant garden is alive with birdsong and flowery scents. You can also enlighten your appetite at their popular vegetarian restaurant.

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Source:for more information about the buddha visit http://www.discoverhongkong.com/ca/see-do/culture-heritage/chinese-temples/big-buddha-and-po-lin-monastery.jsp#ixzz46UwcpUPQ

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2 thoughts on “the tin tan buddha at the top of the bukid

  1. I got wind about that stunning Budha many times. Thanks for sharing your blog post, it’ll be a help for me since I’m planning to travel to Hongkong this year. Hope I can make it.

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