Of all the tourist attractions in the city, 10000 Buddhas in Hong Kong remains arguably the most popular one. It is a temple built in mid 20th century and located in the Sha Tin, Hong Kong and among the most talked about tourist place. While your visit to Si Tin ready to walk with 10,000 Buddhas along the path and explore other beauty of the temple. Actual 10,000 buddha temple is not a single temple is consist of 5 temples, 4 pavilions, and one pagoda. In order to meet all the Buddha and explore the whole temple, you need to walk more than 430 steps and cover a steep concrete path taking to uphill. While your way up to the hill there are life-sized buddhas at each step guiding your way towards the main hall. Do not rush the path enjoy every step by looking closer to the Buddha statues as every statue is different and mind compelling. A walk with 10,000 Buddhas might be the best part of entire Hong Kong journey as you will find a beautiful nature view in the mountains. The temple is full of positive energy and peace you will get relaxed as soon as you start your walk with 10,000 Buddhas.
The Ten thousand Buddhas Monastery Hong Kong was founded in 1950 and it took almost six years to build the temple. The temple was also closed for 3 years after one of its caretakers was killed in a mudslide due to the poorly maintained slopes nearby. The temple is among the most beautiful tourist places in entire Hong Kong. The path of the temple to the 10,000 buddhas is itself a point of attraction. Buddhas presented on both side of the path are made of gold and are sound in different poses. Despite its name, the temple actually contains total 13,000 Buddhas. After the walk with the buddhas on the path, you will reach to the main hall where all 10,000 buddhas are located. Keep your eyes while climbing up the hill via the concrete path as there are much to explore in the way. You will find beautiful and attraction grasping mountain view and also wild monkeys crossing your path. In case you are lucky enough the ones could come and sit by your side you can capture a picture with them. Once you reach the top you will be rewarded with a peaceful environment and a panoramic view.
The walk with the 10,000 buddhas is something that you can't forget in your entire life and no place can give you such relief and peace. In the main hall which is also called the 10,000 buddha hall, you will find all the 10,000 buddha statue looking at you. Beside the hall, there are more than 12,800 golden Buddha figures and along with this if you can climb up the 9 floors of the pagoda you can enjoy some compelling views along with your walk with 10,00 Buddhas.
The temple is a popular inclusion in most of the Hong Kong sightseeing tours. Due to its cultural and historical significance in Hong Kong, the temple and pagoda of the monastery have been given a Grade III historic buildings status. Also, the monastery has been filmed in several films and TV shows over the years.