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  • Timing: 09:00 am - 05:30 pm
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    Address: Tai Po Road - Sha Tin, Hong Kong Show on map
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About Ten Thousand Buddhas Monastery, Hong Kong

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.

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  • 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 Get To Ten Thousand Buddhas Monastery by Public Transport

  • Sha Tin Station

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  • An incredibly impressive collection of buddhas, with excellent views from the temple back towards Hong Kong. It's quite the walk up the hill but there are multiple benches and steps for those that require them. Quite peaceful (depending on when you go and how many tourists are there), no photography in the buildings and certain areas of the temple and the stewards will tell you off for taking photos (which is fair enough). There's a small shop on site and a cafe so you can buy trinkets and snacks.

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  • Great spot for a quick steep hike through an impressive array of unique buddha statues. Once at the top, on a clear day, you can have a nice view over parts of Hong Kong and the immediate countryside. The temples at the top are nice to visit.

  • There used to be some really good sweet tofu dessert up there, I wonder if they still serve it. A long time ago, about 15 years ago, I went up there and there was an old man carrying buckets of sweet tofu made from the pristine fresh water running down the rocky hill next to the monastery. It was one of the best I ever tasted. I hope it's still there.

  • To get here take the east train line to sha tin and take exit b. Turn left and then turn right and go down the ramp and follow the road at the bottom straight. Take the first left and walk to the end. You will see the entrance of something that looks like an entrance to a temple, that is actually a cemetery. At this point there is a tiny sign that points to a small path to the far right of this entrance. Follow the path around to the left and you should reach the stairs that lead up to the temple. The stairs are lined with buddha statues on either side so you will know that you have the right place. The temple has many statues with different expressions and is worth a visit and will eat up your memory card space. The climb up hill is quite a trek so be aware of that and avoid if you have trouble with stairs or hills. The view from on top of the hill looking back at City is beautiful. Opening hours are 9am to 5pm. There is small cafe selling drinks and vegan food. Toilets available. Free admission. No free WiFi. Definitely worth a visit.

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  • The monastery is up the hill and a very peaceful spot. It is a good amount of stairs, but it is worth it. You can see some monkeys full of mischief, just don't feed them and keep distance and they won't bite you. There are lots of statues on the way up the hill, be prepared to take a lot of pictures! I totally recomend going there!

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