Some sights in this world immediately strike you with their awe-inspiring grandeur that captures the imagination and makes you pause and enjoy the magnificence of human creativity. The Big Buddha and Po Lin Monastery in Hong Kong is one such sight. While this well known attraction can be found on Lantau Island, those in search for a 4 star hotel Hong Kong has to offer which to use as a base for their travels can consider Cosmo Hotel. This Hong Kong boutique hotel also offers easy access to Wan Chai and Causeway Bay, providing fascinating insights into this charming metropolis.

Plan a trip to the Po Lin Monastery where one can see the stunning Tian Tan Buddha statue which is also known as the Big Buddha. Towering to a height of around 34 metres, this statue depicts a bronze Buddha seated in a meditative pose, looking out across to China. Those wanting a closer look at this modern marvel can make the ascent up 268 steps and enjoy breathtaking views of the surroundings too. Don’t forget to pay a visit to the Po Lin Monastery which is located across from the statue and where you can enjoy serenity amidst Buddhist imagery and scenic gardens.


Chandrishan Williams is a travel writer who writes under the pen name, Caleb Falcon. He specializes in writing content based on the many exciting world adventures that await intrepid travellers.