Hong Kong's largest outlying island - Lantau! Get MTR to Tung Chung Station, exit B. Walk 5 minutes to Ngong Ping 360 Cable Car!
|One of the most exciting ways to get to cultural Ngong Ping Village is by taking Ngong Ping 360 cable car.|
|You can choose between Standard Cabin and (for some extra money) Crystal Cabin, equipped with glass bottom.|
|The journey take aprox. 25 mins (5.7 km) and offers great panorama of Hong Kong International Airport, verdant, mountainous terrain of Lantau Island and Tian Tan Buddha.|
|Round trip costs 135 HKD on Standard Cabin (94 HKD single) and 213 HKD on Crystal Cabin (149 HKD single), you can also combine Standard Cabin one way and Crystal another for 190 HKD!|
|Tian Tan Buddha seen from the cable car...|
|...and Hong Kong International Airport.|
|Cultural themed Ngong Ping Village|
|Big Buddha Statue - the largest seated outdoor Buddha statues in bronze, 34 meters in height, |
access to Buddha itself is free.
|Cost of the statue is 60 million HKD! Climb 268 steps to have a closer cook at the statue!|
|Ngong Ping Piazza , Pai Lau ornament archway|
|Po Lin Monastery called 'The Buddhist World in the South'|
|Wisdom Path - series of 38 wooden upright monuments containing verses from centuries old Heart-Sutra,|
|To get to Tai O Village is very easy - just take a bus 21 from Ngong Ping Village and get off on the last stop, |
cost: 6.6 HKD one way with Octopus Card.
|Tai O is a fishing village, home to Tanka people who built their houses on water. |
That's why Tai O is known as 'Venice of Hong Kong'
|Fish remain a central part of Tai O life|
|Shrimp paste is the best seller among the village restaurants.|
|Tai O became a great day out from Hong Kong - why not to experience something different?|
|We are back to Hong Kong Island and the best Hong Kong attraction in my opinion.|
For that you need to take a Peak Tram, which will take you to Peak Tower.
|The Peak Tram and The Sky Terrace combine ticket cost 65 HKD return ticket.|
|428 metres above the sea level makes it the highest viewing platform in Hong Kong.|
|Breathtaking view from Victoria Peak!|