Tian Tan Buddha
Hong Kong Tian Tan Buddha located on reclaimed Ngong Ping Rd, Lantau Island, Hong Kong. We offer complete Tian Tan Buddha book tickets, destination best tour offers and travel deals and Destination holiday packages for family. Tian Tan Buddha, also known as the Big Buddha. The Big Buddha on Lantau Island is the biggest sitting Buddha statue built outdoor. This majestic statue sits atop the peak of Mount Muk Yue.The bronze Bif Buddha statue is completed in 1993 since when with its 34m height and 250 metric tons.The statue is sited near Po Lin Monastery and symbolises the harmonious relationship between man and nature, people and faith. It is a major centre of Buddhism in Hong Kong, and is also a popular tourist attraction. The Tian Tan Buddha was constructed beginning in 1990, and was finished on 29 December 1993.When the statue was completed, monks from around the world were invited to the opening ceremony.
The Tian Tan Buddha Statue has become a major landmark in Hong Kong, attracting numerous local and overseas Buddhists and visitors. Big Buddha becomes the second largest outdoor sitting Buddha in the world. The 260 step staircase will bring you to the three tier podium where it rests.Tian Tan rests on a three-tier podium at the end of the Staircase. The first level contains Six Statues of Bodhisattvas, three on each side of the staircase. The Second Level houses a small museum with paintings and various articles depicting Buddha's life and teachings. The closest look at Tian Tan, seating on a wreath of Lotus Leaves. The Lotus has special significance in Buddhism, and is a symbol of Purity.