Ten Thousand Buddhas Monastery (Man Fat Sze), Hong Kong

#3 of 111 in Historic Sites in Hong Kong
Religious Site · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Discover a hidden oasis filled with masterful artworks at Ten Thousand Buddhas Monastery (Man Fat Sze). While not technically a monastery, this hilltop complex retains all the architectural features of a Buddhist monastery and radiates meditative atmosphere. Its best-known features remain its statues of Buddha--over 12,000 of them, with no two exactly the same. A hillside path lined with some of the statues lead you up to the monastery, where you can admire the rest of the collection. Rest and rejuvenate at the hilltop cafe, which serves drinks and snacks. Plan a Hong Kong trip in moments using our itinerary builder.
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  • What a find. The 10.000 Buddha Monastery is a true and wonderful experience. One has to climb steps to reach the main temple but is rewarded by the view of the lined up monks on the way. There are...  more »
  • Worth every step of the way. Make sure to start early on as it gets very hot and humid during the day. Take time to enjoy the monastery at the top!  more »
  • Great walk to the temple surrounded by multiple facettes of the Buddha. The temple offers a beautiful view and a nice calming atmosphere. A great getaway from the dazzling city.
  • A very nice and unique experience! The climb to the top can be a but cumbersome but definitely doable! Fascinating to see each individual Buddha on the way up. You get a really nice view of the surroundings when you reach the top. Some cute monkeys run around in the area as well.

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