A morning on the Island of Lantau, visiting the Giant Buddha

A morning on the Island of Lantau, visiting the Giant Buddha Join me as I explore the island of Lantau, about 50km from Hong Kong and exactly in front of the airport. The Buddha statue, also known as "Tian Tan Buddha", is entirely made of bronze and represents an Amoghasiddhi Buddha, one of the Buddha's five impersonations. The statue, 34 meters high and weighing 250 tons, was completed in 1993 after 12 years of work and symbolizes the harmonious relationship between nature and people. The Buddha is depicted in the act of raising his right hand to the [...]