Photo By Peter Watts
Columbarium at Temple of Ten Thousand Buddhas
 

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Columbarium at Temple of Ten Thousand Buddhas - PHOTOGRAPHER COMMENT

A panorama showing the new columbarium (storage room for cremated ashes). This room was still under construction, but eventually every one of the slots in the walls will contain remains, and the names of the interred will be marked on the front. In the middle of the room is a large Buddha statue. Unnervingly, this statue had a neon light in the middle of it's forehead that kept changing colour.

Columbarium at Temple of Ten Thousand Buddhas - FURTHER INFORMATION

Columbarium at Temple of Ten Thousand Buddhas - Hong Kong visitor guide showing a virtual tour of 'Columbarium at Temple of Ten Thousand Buddhas' linked to an interactive map with local and travel information. 360° panoramas from Hong Kong.

The columbarium is a short distance away from the Monastery of Ten Thousand Buddhas in Hong Kong. Most visitors do not explore the complex beyond the famous Temple of Ten Thousand Buddhas, but the compound is expanding and a new columbarium has been completed. New columbarium are continually being built, and another example is the Columbarium at Po Fook Hill Cemetery near to the Temple of Ten Thousand Buddhas.

TRAVEL DIRECTIONS AND GETTING THERE

KCR: Sha Tin East Rail station.
Leave the via the north entrance and follow the ramp down to Pai Tau village. Continue past the Grand Central Plaza and past the white Po Fook Hill Temple complex. At the far corner of the plaza a narrow path to Temple of 10,000 Buddhas begins to ascend the hill.



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