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Tian Tan Buddha (Big Buddha)

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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 4 January 2013

Tip 1: this is a very tourist friendly attraction. It is very commercialized and clean for tourists to visit. I would say its very 'sterile'. If you preferred a more authentic monastery like those ones in china then i wouldn't suggest you to go. The...More

22  Thank TravelQueenie365
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 28 December 2010

First of all, waited about 2 hours in line to get on the tram, in a massive queue as I write thus to return. The village is a constructed piece of garbage. The big budha itself has shops inside it. This whole thing is constructed...More

8  Thank batchelorboy
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Reviewed today

Took the metro out to Tung Chung and the cable car up to Ngong Ping. The Buddha statue was very impressive, but not too much else here.

Thank Malesakeel
Reviewed today via mobile

This attraction mixes tourism and religious pilgrimage. Some ones came for the first reason, other ones came for the second but it’s impossible don’t do both. Because there are the temple and around it it’s a Vintage Village that offers shopping, atractions, services and so...More

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Reviewed yesterday

We took the bus from Tung Chung Station, The ride was not as long as we expected, plus the cost was just right for us as we were on shoestring budget.

Thank Sandy D
Reviewed yesterday

Big Buddha is a half day trip from Hong Kong but definitely worth doing. You get the MTR from Hong Kong Central to the MTR Tung Chung Station Exit B, then take the Ngong Ping Cable Car. The cable car is an experience in itself...More

Thank shannonp0909
Reviewed 2 days ago

We visited the big Budda on Lantau Island and was well worth a visit. The area like all of Hong Kong was a bit commercialized so this devalued the experience somewhat but it was worth a visit.

Thank Robert C
Reviewed 2 days ago

We took the Ngong Ping 360 cable ride. The crystal cabin is worth it for us. The climb up the buddha was worth it. Go when it is not too hot. The restaurants in the village were decent. A short bus ride to Tai O...More

Thank Cherry A
Reviewed 2 days ago

We visited the Tian Tan Buddha as part of our guided tour of Lantau Island.. It was a great way to hear about the local sites from an actual local! We experienced a guided tour inside the Buddha, along with learning the history of the...More

Thank Kell82_12
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Love the big Buddha and the monastery visit after. Awesome and worth the effort, go via the new cable car from HK to Lantau Island and get a glass bottom one 😱

Thank MikeD1950
Reviewed 3 days ago

Carbo Load before going here and amke sure you wear comfy shoes XD Expect a lot of tourists so selfies have no doubt lots of photobombers I rode the bus it was pretty cheap compared to the Cable Car and no liiiines!!!!!! Probably about 30...More

Thank Nice N
Reviewed 3 days ago

We took the ferry and bus going to the Big Buddha, and the cable car back to the Citigate MTR stop. The ferry and bus were relaxing and peaceful rides; nice and less tourists. For the cable car back to the MTR station, quite fun,...More

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17 November 2018|
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Response from shannonp0909 | Reviewed this property |
I'm not 100% sure as I went in the morning. Perhaps worth e-mailing them. As far as I'm aware, the only way up / down is by cable car so assuming they won't leave you up there.
Khalid M
8 November 2018|
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Response from Donsafe | Reviewed this property |
I don't remember an entrance fee, but if there was it was certainly not high. I found it a very inexpensive day out.
6 November 2018|
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Response from Miniscots2 | Reviewed this property |
We came back about that time on a Sunday on the cable car and there were no queues at all to get on it