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88 Po Mun Road, Tai Po, Hong Kong, China
Tai Po
+852 2123 8666
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

From start to finish there is just a lovely relax feel to the place, from the little village to the stunningly carved temple walls to the golden Buddha's inside the 1st one or gold pillars it is just beautiful

Thank petitepillion
Reviewed 1 week ago

In every trip to Hong Kong, having passed by the monastery on visits to Tai Po and seeing the large statue of the Guanyin Buddha in the distance, it was perhaps inevitable that I would one day visit Tsz Shan Monastery. I wasn't overly fussed....More

Thank family_m4n
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Taken by a Hong Kong friend who is a Buddhist and who meditates here. So lovely and calm, I can see why she really likes it. A place to reflect and relax. It is free to enter. Highly recommended.

Thank AlexWembley
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Tsz Shan monastery is lovely. A great peaceful experience here. The architecture is interesting and the vibes are extremely positive.

Thank KhalidNavigator
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

booked on net one month in advance and went with family, request wheel chair and the offered. very nice trip.

Thank EDNG333
Reviewed 6 October 2018

Rare gem in a restless city. Everything is so calm and zen here. Guided tour (Cantonese only) and heart sutra calligraphy sessions are highly recommended. Remember to pre-book your visit online as it's open for appointments only.

1  Thank heidihttse
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

My husband and I visited early October 2018. I made my reservation online a month or so prior, as soon as my desired visit date opened up. The website is not very stable, and stubbornly reverts to Chinese, especially on a mobile device. We took...More

3  Thank chanhilda
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

My friend and I arrived at the monastery around 10a.m. on Sep 28. We applied online for the visit 30 days in advance and registered for car parking too. There is a quota for the number of visitors for each session so that monastery will...More

1  Thank Pik Lan L
Reviewed 5 September 2018

Built by Li Kar-shing, Asia's richest man, Tsz Shan Monastery is perhaps one of the grandest and most elegant Buddhist temples in the world. The main hall is a Tang Dynasty-style wooden structure. The encompassing Guanyin statue is eye-catching. The view of Tolo Harbour from...More

Thank Leonhkny
Reviewed 4 September 2018

We did a short visit here, as we were trying to see as many sights as possible. It is lovely and I enjoyed it.

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22 October 2018|
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Response from Pik Lan L | Reviewed this property |
You may have to call for a taxi shortly before you intend to leave. It’s in a quite detached area where you won’t normally get a taxi unless someone happens to arrive in a taxi!
21 August 2018|
Response from chanhilda |
I don’t think so, as the number of visitors is limited per day.
Merlin C
6 March 2018|
Response from Patrick T | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Merlin. I am sorry to inform you that the Monastery does not allow visitors without advance booking currently. You may enter the website of "Tsz Shan Monastery" and select either individual booking (up to 6 persons) and... More