Known to the world as the Tian Tan Buddha in the Lantau Island of Hong Kong, this great statue is called the Big Buddha by the local community. This is a tall statue of a seated Buddha which is one of the greatest Buddha statutes created for several reasons.
It’s a popular destination
Even if you are backpacker staying in a Budget hotel in Hong Kong, visiting the Big Buddha is the best option for you because there is literally no fee involved. As this is the biggest seated bronze Buddha in the world, it is quite popular among tourists too.
The view from the top
Tourists who visit the Big Buddha from popular resorts the likes of Dorsett Mongkok have great comments about the vistas they had received once they climbed the hill. From the top, you may also see the lush greenery of the island, the South China Sea and the flights from and to the Hong Kong Airport.
Scheduling your visit
Avoid Weekends and public holidays if it’s possible when you are making your visit to the Big Buddha statue. This is because the premises can be extremely crowded on these days and you will not have your time exploring the treasures.
There are several options that you could take to reach the statute. You may take a ferry or even try the Ngong Ping Cable Car to get into this destination.
Roland Lefevre is a travel writer who specializes in creating features on leisure as well as business travel destinations across the globe. Google+.