Hong Kong

Oct 03 2007

Big Buddha, Lantau Island

Big Buddha
One of the symbols of Hong Kong, the Tian Tian Buddha statue is one of the must-see sights if you’re in Hong Kong. Perched on top of Lantau Island’s Muk Yu Hill watching over the Po Lin Monastery, the statue is one of the largest Buddha’s in Asia. Standing at 34 metres (111 feet) high and weighing a whopping 250 tonnes, the Buddha is so big that on a clear day it is visible 40km (25 miles) from the island of Macau.
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