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1. Po Lin Monastery

When Po Lin Monastery was founded by three monks in the first decade of the 20th century, it was a remote, isolated outpost hidden in the dense undergrowth of Lantau Island’s mountainous interior. Today it is one of the world’s most important Buddhist centres and a popular visitor attraction in its own right.
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This spiritual place with its famous statue to Buddha draws visitors from all over the world to absorb its special atmosphere.

2. Ngong Ping 360

One of the best ways to explore Lantau Island is to take a trip on the Ngong Ping 360. This lofty cable car links Tung Chung on the north coast with the hilly inland area of Ngong Ping, site of the famous Po Lin Monastery and the Tian Tan, or “Big Buddha”. Both of these attractions were popular with tourists before the advent of the cable car, but the spectacular journey has now become a must-do part of the whole experience, especially on a clear day.
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Take the cable car to Lantau’s Big Buddha statue and enjoy fabulous views along the way.

3. Ocean Park

Millions of visitors flock to Ocean Park every year, drawn by its combination of exciting rollercoasters, rare animals and special exhibitions themed around the natural world.
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Make friends with giant pandas and alligators and check out the thrilling rides at this award-winning Hong Kong favourite.

4. Hong Kong Disneyland

Located on Lantau Island near Discovery Bay, Hong Kong Disneyland® consists of several themed areas and attracts millions of visitors each year. It’s smaller in comparison to the other Disney parks, but families with young children can spend a very enjoyable day here.
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Explore themed worlds and enjoy exciting rides and attractions at one of Disney's famous ultra-modern resorts.

5. Victoria Harbour

Victoria Harbour is one of the world’s great harbors, providing a breathtaking setting between incredible skylines of the Kowloon Peninsula and Hong Kong Island. This waterway is one of the world’s great seaports and offers a shoreline filled with cultural, shopping, dining and recreational attractions.
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Ride the famous Star Ferry to Hong Kong Island, enjoy one of the worlds great skylines and see the night sky light up in a symphony of light and sound.

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