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Big Buddha and Po Lin Monastery 寶蓮寺

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 ...

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Lord Buddha’s Birthday

The Birthday of the Buddha (Siddhartha Gautama), the founder of Buddhism, also known as the Buddha Bathing Holiday, is among the most spiritual and exceptional festivals observed in Hong Kong. According to legend, nine dragons sprayed water to bathe the ...

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Islands District

The Islands District  is just one of the 18 districts of Hong Kong. It’s a part of the New Territories. It had a population of 137,122 in 2009. Hong Kong consists of a peninsula and 236 islands. The Islands District consists ...

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