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Lantau Island

Outlying Islands, Hong Kong
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    The Big Buddha , is a huge gigantic bronze statue on Hong Kong's largest island - Lantau. There's also a beautiful monastery known as Po Lin situated on the same island. The best part was reaching the island using the cable car, which was transparent, giving a breathtaking 360 view of sky-land-sea.

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    A big Buddha is the most famous attraction on the Lantau island. Visitors can order a vegetarian meal there. If you like shopping, there are many souvenior shops, restaurants and cafeterias around the Village Zone.

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    Cute little island you can take a bus and ferry out to for just a couple bucks. Lots of fresh seafood and cute little trinkets for sale to bring back as souvenirs. Bring sunscreen and a hat though as the sun is no joke here!

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    The views from the island are lovely and the trip over is pleasant. I enjoyed it but the monastery and large buddha here are a bit too Disneyesque for me to love them.

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    I love Lantau island. It's amazing to me that no more than an hour away from the hectic hustle and bustle of Hong Kong is a peaceful island with a large statute perched on top of a hill. It's a wonderful place to go hiking, especially since the trails are located along the sea.

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    Great for a relaxing day away from the city, where you can do some hiking or just stroll around the monastery & village. There's a lot of greenery and views of the surrounding ocean and islands. If you're up for it, you can also climb up to the Buddha for a visit and even more views. Take the cable car up to enjoy a beautiful ride!

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    I didn't know places like this existed! I thought I was taken somewhere else... As I approached to the Buddha figure I couldn't blink anymore. Up on the mountain, these statues stood all around Buddha! Amazing!

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    Here you can see the Giant Buddha. It's the biggest sit buddha in the world. It's really nice, I really recommend it

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    There are lots of places you might like to visit at Lantau Island, such as Tai-O, you can eat seafood, cycling around and have a short break.

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    It was alright. Gorgeous tram ride but was hoping for a little more when we got to the top. Monument was huge and neat to look at.

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    If you're getting sick of the city- this is the place to go to. Its spiritual, beautiful, scenic, and refreshing. They have a really cute shop where you can buy traditional clothes- don't miss out on that if you're a female!!

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    Catch the cable car to the Big Buddha and then hike up the stairs to Buddha. Hard work but worth it.

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    Take a day trip to Lantau Island, Hong Kong's largest island, and discover pristine beaches, traditional fishing villages, lush valleys, soaring mountains and spiritual enlightenment. Your full day tour includes a guided visit to Po Lin Monastery, the Giant Buddha Exhibition Hall and a 5.7 kilometer cable car journey offering spectacular views of Lantau Island and the South China Sea.

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    a beautiful, peaceful experience outside of the city. I think this is what the Chinese culture is all about - calmness and serenity. I MUST do in HK.

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    The largest island in Hong Kong, this is where you can find Ngong Ping 360, Hong Kong Disneyland Resort and Chek Lap Kok International Airport.

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    Lantau is buddhas paradise. there is one of the bigghest buddha statues in the world on lantau! Also home of HK disneyland, always a plus..if your six. The Cable car ride the beaches hotels and most importantly the trails there are exactly what one needs after a week in HK!

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    Beautiful getaway from the city!

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    This is a great day trip, the giant Buddha is impressive and the island is beautiful.

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    Very cool and very impressive!!! A must see when visiting hong kong!

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Lantau Island is more easily accessible now that the new Airport & Tung Chung subway stop are both conveniently close by. One can hike Lantau to reach the big Buddha and the Po Lin Monastery but it will be very time consuming. Take the cable car to get a comfortable view of the scenic island.

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