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Po Lin Monastery on Lantau Island
 

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Po Lin Monastery on Lantau Island - PHOTOGRAPHER COMMENT

Virtual tour showing the interior of the main temple at the Po Lin Monastery on Lantau Island in Hong Kong. Though thousands flock here to see the Giant Buddha, far fewer explore further into the monastery itself. Panorama taken late 2007.

Po Lin Monastery on Lantau Island - FURTHER INFORMATION

Po Lin Monastery on Lantau Island - Hong Kong visitor guide showing a virtual tour of 'Po Lin Monastery on Lantau Island' linked to an interactive map with local and travel information. 360° panoramas from Hong Kong.

The Po Lin Monastery is one of the tourist attractions at Ngong Ping on Lantau Island, though not as popular as the Tian Tan Giant Buddha found there overlooking the Ngong Ping Plateau. The monastery was founded by 3 monks from Jiangsu in 1906. Within the main temple are many Buddhist scriptures and three bronze statues of the Buddha representing his past, present and future lives. The monastery makes wooden bracelets that are only sold near the Tian Tan Buddha statue.

TRAVEL DIRECTIONS AND GETTING THERE

Bus: Mui Wo to Ngong Ping (NLB 2), Tung Chung to Ngong Ping (NLB 23).
Gondola / Cable Car: From Tung Chung to Ngong Ping.
Ferry: From Hong Kong Central either catch a ferry to Mui Wo
Train: MRT Sky Train from Central to Tung Chung and Hong Kong International Airport.



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