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Tian Tan Buddha(昂坪天壇大佛), Ngong Ping, Lantau Island
Hong Kong

Tian Tan Buddha, also known as the Big Buddha, is a large bronze statue of a Buddha, completed in 1993, and located at Ngong Ping, Lantau Island, in Hong Kong. The statue is located near Po Lin Monastery and symbolises the harmonious relationship between man and nature, people and religion. It is a major centre of Buddhism in Hong Kong, and is also a popular tourist attraction.The Buddha is 34 metres tall, weighs 250 metric tons, and was the world's tallest outdoor bronze seated Buddha prior to 2007. It reputedly can even be seen from as far away as Macau on a clear day. Visitors have to climb 240 steps in order to reach the Buddha.

大嶼山昂坪天壇大佛,於1993年建成,高34米,重250噸,曾經是世界第一高戶外青銅大佛,現在已成為香港著名景點。

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