Ten Thousand Buddhas Monastery

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  • Address: Tai Po Road - Sha Tin, Hong Kong
  • Timings: 09:00 am - 05:30 pm Details
  • Phone: +852-26911067
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Family And Kids, Monastery

Ten Thousand Buddhas Monastery - Review

A steep climb to reach, but efforts are rewarded with over 12,000 Buddhas both outside and inside the temple. It is not an actual monastery as there are no resident monks and is managed by laypersons.

It was built by Yuet Kai, a devout Buddhist layman, built it. There is a pagoda, a hall, two pavilions and a tower in the architectural structure at the lower level. There are four halls in another structure at the higher level. The five halls in the monastery are used to house the statues of Buddha’s. A small restaurant at the top offers refreshments, but brings your own water for the trail.

Ten Thousand Buddhas Monastery Information

  • Kids will love this place.
  • Taking a taxi is the most convenient option.
  • Wear comfortable footwear.
  • Bring a hat and sunscreen.
  • Keep a raincoat or an umbrella in rainy season.

Ten Thousand Buddhas Monastery Opening and Closing Hours

  • Vegetarian Restaurant 10:30 am to 4:00 pm (closed on Thursdays).

How To reach Ten Thousand Buddhas Monastery by Public Transport

  • Sha Tin Station

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  • Ten Thousand Buddhas Monastery Address: Tai Po Road - Sha Tin, Hong Kong
  • Ten Thousand Buddhas Monastery Contact Number: +852-26911067
  • Ten Thousand Buddhas Monastery Timing: 09:00 am - 05:30 pm
  • Ten Thousand Buddhas Monastery Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Ten Thousand Buddhas Monastery(preferred time): 09:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Ten Thousand Buddhas Monastery: 02:00 Hrs
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  • 60.32% of people who visit Hong Kong include Ten Thousand Buddhas Monastery in their plan

  • 37.31% of people start their Ten Thousand Buddhas Monastery visit around 09 AM - 10 AM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Ten Thousand Buddhas Monastery

Tuesday, Thursday and Friday

90.69% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Ten Thousand Buddhas Monastery

People normally club together Chi Lin Nunnery and Nan Lian Garden while planning their visit to Ten Thousand Buddhas Monastery.

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Ten Thousand Buddhas Monastery, Hong Kong Reviews

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  • Most beautiful place in HK by far. The "hike" up there can be challenging for some (especially because of the heat!!!!), but totally worth it. There are resting places along the stairs though, so you can take your time going up. Both the view and the monastery are amazing. Pictures are not allowed inside. Also, take your time observing each golden buddha you encounter on the way. Some of them have very amusing expressions or are doing some interesting things (like mounting a peacock). Worth it!

  • Quite a long climb up the stairs but an awesome view of Shatin. Not too many bugs up there either. There were more people than I expected but it wasn't too busy. I would go there again for sure. Take your own water because there is nothing up there. You can't eat there either for obvious reasons. There are lots of monkeys here too to see.

  • Be prepared to walk, the path leading up to the monastery is pretty much up hill all the way. Lined with hundreds of life sized golden statues the trek does offer a lot to see and if you enjoy temples then it is well worth the exercise you'll get during the trip.

  • I could not come to Hong Kong and not visit Ten Thousand Buddha’s. Be prepared to climb a lot of stairs. You will definitely get your work out in that day. There’s lots to see you will be highly impressed if you visit.

  • Great change of pace. And not too crowded. Beautiful views, and a nice walk. You could see wild monkeys running around the mountain sometimes. The trail is a bit hard to find. Don't go through the big entrance of the ancestral hall, instead look for the trail that starts behind the shopping center.

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