Tsz Shan Monastery - Another Giant Statue

Opened in 2015, this place is a Buddhist monastery, which is located on the hill side.
The design of the monastery is to follow the architectural style of the Tang Dynasty.

In the monastery, there are several Buddhist halls, dormitories, towers, vegetarian dining halls and landscaped gardens.
The tranquil environment of the monastery provides visitors an ideal place for meditation and spiritual purification.

Apart from the elegant architecture and scenic nature environment, this monastery also has a giant white-washed Kwun Yum statue.
This Kwun Yum statue is about 80 meters height and it was built by bronze.
The giant statue is standing at the foot of a mountain and is facing southwest towards the sea.

In order to keep the serenity of the monastery, visitors are limited to a maximum of 400 people a day.
Only those who made reservation in advance are allowed to enter the monastery.
Visitors can go to their website to make reservation.

To get there, take MTR to Tai Po Market MTR Station and leave at Exit A1.
Then, take bus No.75K at Tai Po Market Railway Station Bus Terminus and get off at San Tau Kok Bus Stop.
Afterwards, walk along Tung Tsz Road to Universal Gate Road.

The monastery is located at the end of the Universal Gate Road.

Location: Tsz Shan Monastery
Address: 88 Universal Gate Road, Tai Po, New Territories

Credit: Cafeew Wong @ Hong Kong Footprint (HongKongFootprint.com)

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