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Lantau Island Buddha 1 Lantau Island Buddha 3
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Lantau Island is next to and about twice the size of Hong Kong Island. The new Chep Lap Kok airport was opened there in 1998. Recently, Disneyland - Hong Kong opened in 2005. However, on one of its peaks sits a real treasure. The Tian Tan Temple, on top of which towers this huge bronze Buddha and The Po Lin monastery at the base. It is reputed to be the largest free standing bronze statue in the world.
   
Lantau Island Buddha 4 Lantau Island Buddha 9
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