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Donald Chan


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Rosanna Wilcox


 

3 User Insights

Tom - February 24, 2007
I would suggest taking some food with you when going to see the statue and monastery. There aren't very many options nearby except the vegetarian food at the monastery.
J Dan - March 02, 2007
Tourist Information will tell you that both local train and ferry go from Hong Kong to Lantau Island. I preferred the ferry because you see the view of Hong Kong city and other islands on the way.
craigl. - March 18, 2007
Lantau Island is beautiful. Monastery and Buddha Statue are the big tourist draws but it has great beaches as well. Even if you are not interested in other things, you can just go there for beaches.

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Lantau Island
Hong Kong

A pictureseque island that has Asia's tallest outdoor seated buddha and an ancient monastery.

Other Information
Attractions/Activities at Lantau Island: Buddha Statue, Monastery, Beaches, Hiking

Getting There/Directions
Ferry - Take ferry from Central Ferry Pier Number 6 to Mui Wo.
From there take Bus Number 2 to the last stop (Ngong Ping).
The ferry leaves daily every half hour.

Subway - Take MTR to Tung Chung station, Exit - B.
From there take Bus Number 23 to Ngong Ping.

Timings/Hours
Giant Buddha is open daily (10 am to 6 pm), Monastery opens daily (9 am to 6 pm).

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