Situated on Ngong Ping Plateau and facing the Big Buddha, Po Lin Monastery was formerly known as “the Big Thatched Hut”. Construction of the monastery began in 1906. It was officially named Po Lin Monastery in 1924. This is not only a famous Lantau attraction, but also a world-renowned Buddhist establishment for its prominent architectural structures.

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Location
Po Lin Monastery, Ngong Ping, Lantau
Tel
(852) 2985 5248
Website
http://www.plm.org.hk/home.php
How to get there
From Tung Chung Cable Car Terminal (Exit B of Tung Chung MTR station), take a 25-minute cable car ride to Ngong Ping. The Po Lin Monastery is about 10 minutes on foot from Ngong Ping Village.

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