The coordinates of the Tian Tan Buddha are 22°15'14.1"N, 113°54'18.2"E.
To get the best photo of the Tian Tan Buddha, at the bottom of the staircase or mid-way up, point your camera to the Buddha. This perspective will capture the monumental Buddha with the sky as background.
The Po Lin Monastery’s restaurant offers a vegetarian menu. It opens from Monday to Friday, except on holidays, from 11:30 to 16:30 h. Saturdays, Sundays and holidays 11:30 to 19:00 h.
There’s lot to see at Po Lin Monastery. The main rooms ones are located in the hall of the Buddhas on the upper floor and the grand hall of the ten thousand Buddhas. Only Buddhists can visit the latter.
Additionally to the cafeteria in the Buddhist monastery, in Ngong Ping Village you’ll find a variety of fast food establishments, tea houses and Asian food restaurants.
The Ngong Ping Village is located near the cable car, before the Big Buddha and the Po Lin Monastery. There you can visit souvenir shops where you will find hats, incense or small Buddha figures.
One way to get to Lantau island is by ferry. Board it at Hong Kong’s central district, pier #6 to Mui Wo in Lantau, it takes about 1 h 20 min.
If you are looking for incredible views, climb the Lantau Peak. To get there take the MTR to Tung Chung and then take the bus to Pak Kung Au, where you’ll find the trail to the top of Lantau Peak.
The Giant Buddha of Hong Kong opening hours are from 10:00 to 17:30 h Mon thru Sun including holidays.