Kun Iam statue is the 32 meter tall statue of the goddess of mercy who is much respected in Macau. It is located on the manmade island which is there off Macau peninsula. It is linked to the 60 meter causeway. This statue is made out of and clad in bronze. It weighs about 50 tones and is made at the foundry in Nanjing which is among the largest foundries of China.
The Kun Iam Statue is open for the public from 10 am to 6pm and they are closed on Fridays. There is no entry fees to go inside it and it is the best way one can spend their time peacefully in the city of Macau. The statue and the facilities associated with provide a great amount of tranquility and calmness to the visitors with the room for relaxing and also with the books and materials available there to read and understand the oriental culture.
The Location and Facilities Around
The Kum Iam statue is the one which is open on the public holidays, is a great way of providing a relaxing hub for the visitors. It is located on the area of the Avenida Dr Sun Yat Sen which is located between corner of the Alameda Dr Carlos de Assumpcao and Avenida. At the Sir Anders Ljungstedt there is some awesome territory for nightlife and eating which is known as Docks and Docas. Vida Rica Restaurant and var, Vasco, Reflection and Mezzaluna are the popular restaurants one can find near the Kun Iam statue.
There are buses to this artificial island thus making the travel very easy for the tourists from various parts of the world. The bus number 28C is the one which drops near the Border gate so that one get to understand how to reach Kun Iam statue.
If Macau is visited as a group, the best means of transportation one can choose to reach Kun Iam statue is by taxi. Taxis are very easily available and also do not cost much when you travel as a group.
The Kun Iam statue is a great symbol of peace, mercy and love for one another. It is indeed a worth visiting spot.