Big Buddha of Lantau

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Wim de Vries on April 19, 2007

The Tian Tan Buddha is a large bronze statue of the Buddha, located at Ngong Ping, Lantau Island, in Hong Kong. Also known as the Big Buddha. The statue is located near Po Lin Monastery and symbolizes the harmonious relationship between man and nature, people and religion. It is a major center of Buddhism in Hong Kong, and is also a popular tourist attraction.

The Buddha is 34 meters high, weighs 250 tons, and is the world's tallest outdoor bronze seated Buddha. It can even be seen as far away as Macau on a clear day. Visitors have to climb 268 steps in order to reach the Buddha.

©UdoSm on January 21, 2008

Ha, den hab ich schon mal live besucht, damals aber nur gefilmt. War sehr eindrucksvoll.

©UdoSm on December 5, 2008

Hallo Wim, ich hab doch noch (Bilder davon gefunden) aus meiner analogen Zeit und ein wenig gescannt... Grüße Udo

elamus on October 10, 2010

Wow...I think it tooked some time to gather all that metal. alesum

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