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Ten Thousand Buddhas Monastery (Man Fat Sze)

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It's a bit of a climb to get up here but it is well worth the walk. You can take it at your own... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Ken M
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Wadhurst
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Amazing to see all the statues, unfortunately you aren't allowed to take pictures, would recommend... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Marie P
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A steep climb to reach, but efforts are rewarded with over 12,000 Buddhas both outside and inside the temple. There is no admission fee. A small restaurant at the top offers refreshments, but bring your own water for the trail.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Lots 358-359,IN D D 185, Shatin, Hong Kong, China
New Territories
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Reviewed yesterday

It's a bit of a climb to get up here but it is well worth the walk. You can take it at your own pace so there is no rush.

Thank Ken M
Reviewed 5 days ago

Amazing to see all the statues, unfortunately you aren't allowed to take pictures, would recommend people go a see for themselves.

Thank Marie P
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It’s super easy to get to. Take the MRT to Sha Tin on the light blue line. Exit to the bus area, and head hard left and down the walkway. You will pass a small park with flower stalls, and when you see a fenced...More

1  Thank Angelry_1
Reviewed 6 days ago

Take the Train to Sha Tin and it is about a 5-10 min walk to this location. It was a hidden gem. You should see the ICAC building. The entrance is located at the end of the block almost like you reached a dead end....More

Thank Sylvia L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited here about a month ago whilst I was staying with family in Hong Kong. With this walk up the hill I'd recommend wearing *hiking boots or other sensible shoes. I had a bit of trouble finding the monastery I would recommend using Google maps...More

Thank Getaway653861
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is located near Sha Tin MTR station and there are no proper sign boards to reach this place. But once you reach following Google Maps, you will be amazed to see so many steps that take you to top of the hill and both...More

1  Thank Sush76
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was located right near the train station and shopping centre. We had trouble finding the monastery as there is only a small sign right next door to the cemetery. Be prepared to walk up a lot of stairs but when you do make it,...More

Thank Jenny B
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place looked like it had seen better days. Some of the buddhas were damaged (most likely from the typhoon that blew threw a week or two before we visited), with others worn down from years of exposure to the elements. Saying that, it was...More

Thank Pippers79
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is pretty impressive, although bear in mind the following- don't go up the posh path with an escalator, that takes you up a hill to the Po Fook Hill Ancestral Halls. for me, these are not worth the climb. The path to the Buddhas...More

Thank mackEdinburgh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Buddhism can be seen not in most part of Hong Kong Island, but in Kowloon there are temples that would reflects this beautiful religion. I went to Ten Thousand Buddhas to see for myself how Chinese preserve their religion and it was so satisfying even...More

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traceynguyen2005
21 July 2018|
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Response from backpacker31 | Reviewed this property |
The path is paved, however, it is quite steep in places. Also, if you’re going now, it will be extraordinarily hot and humid. Personally, there are a lot of more suitable places to take your 10 month-old in HK.
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traceynguyen2005
20 July 2018|
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Response from Sky_beyond | Reviewed this property |
They have the slope next to stairs but i would not recommend it... also its not same as Big Buddha, no cable car.
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Borjjj
15 June 2018|
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Response from Josh K | Reviewed this property |
MTR then walk both are close to stations.
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