Po Lin Monastery is now a large and important temple. The Big Buddha statue dominates the area from a plinth reached by more than 260 steps. On a clear day, the view across the valleys, reservoirs and peaks of Lantau makes the climb worth while
There are some sights visitors should not miss.
- The Big Buddha standing at 22 meters high, the bronze statue is the largest seated Buddha in the world.
- Relic inside the Buddha display about the life of the Buddha and his path to enlightenment.
- In the west of the monastery, it has tea gardens and a cafe. The cafe sells tea leaves from bushes and makes a quiet and cool place to enjoy a tea and a cheap chinese meal.
- Vegetarian restaurants meal ticket are sold at the entrance to the Buddha Statue. The vegetarian food includes convincing mock meat dishes.
Address: Po Lin Monastery, Lantau Island, Hong Kong