The Big Buddha in Hong Kong


The Huge Buddha is an enormous bronze sculpture of Buddha, finished in 1993, and situated at Ngong Ping, Lantau Island, in Hong Kong. The sculpture is sited close to Po Lin Cloister and represents the amicable connection between man and nature, individuals, and confidence. It is a significant focal point of Buddhism in Hong Kong and is likewise a vacation spot.

The Huge Buddha was developed starting in 1990 and completed on December 29, 1993, which the Chinese figure as the day of the Buddha’s illumination. At the point when the sculpture was finished, priests from around the world were welcome to the initial service. recognised guests from the central area, including China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, India, Japan, Korea, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, and Sri Lanka, and all of us participated in the proceedings.

On October 18, 1999, the Hong Kong Mail Center issued a conclusive issue of milestone stamps, of which the HK$2.50 stamp depicts The Large Buddha. On May 22, 2012, it was likewise highlighted on the HK$3 set of the Five Celebrations, this one praising the introduction of Sakyamuni Buddha. The MTR organisation has likewise given out a keepsake ticket highlighting a photo of the statue.

Visits and access to the Tian Tan Buddha, Po Lin Cloister, and the Buddha are available to the general public somewhere in the range of 10:00 and 17:30. Admission to the world beyond the Buddha is free; however, there is an affirmation expense to go inside the Buddha.

Guests can arrive at the site by transport or taxi, venturing out first to Mui Wo (otherwise called “Silvermine Narrows”) by ship from the Peripheral Islands docks in Focal (Wharf No. 6), or to Tung Chung station through the MTR or trolley.

Guests may then venture out to and from the Buddha through the accompanying transport courses:

following transport rMui Wo ↔ Ngong Ping — NLB No. 2
Tung Chung  Ngong Ping, NLB No. 23
The Ngong Ping 360-degree gondola lift runs between Tung Chung and Ngong Ping (25 minutes).

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