Hong Kong

Get to see 13,000 Buddhas under one roof at Thousand Buddhas Monastery

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The Thousand Buddhas Monastery is one of the famous Buddhist monasteries in Sha Tin, Hong Kong. It consists of 13,000 statues of Buddha. It was constructed by Yuet Kai, a Buddhism layman in the starting of the year 1949. The main attraction in the temple is the preserved body Yuet Kai in the main hall of the monastery in a glass frame. The trail to reach the monastery is beautiful as it consists of the statues of Buddha in unique yet different poses on the both sides. The main hall of the temple is lined with almost 13,000 ceramic little Buddha statues. Each statue has a different pose and structure of Buddha. It is yet another beautiful religious safari to enjoy.

See also : Man Mo Temple - To get a glimpse of the Gods of Literature

What to watch out for:
Po Fook Hill Ancestral halls, lower and upper monasteries, 9 storied pagoda are worth watching.

Timings: Monastery is open from 09:00 to 17:30 hours daily

Tickets: No admission or entry fee.

Address: Tai Po Road - Sha Tin, Hong Kong

How to reach: The nearest MTR station is Sha Tin Station serving on the East Rail Line which is just an 8 minutes’ walk from the station.

Contact: +852 2691 1067"

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