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Other statues near the Buddha

Praise and offering to the Buddha?
China Trip: Day 13 - Hong Kong

October 19th 2007
Today was "a free day to explore on our own". I had seen a show on the Travel Channel about Hong Kong a few months before, and it had mentioned a giant Buddha on nearby Lantau Island. So, I decided I would check it out. The previous day, our local tour guide gave me instructions on how to get there. I took the subway out there, where I then boarded a bus to the Giant Buddha. The bus was a lit ... read more
Asia » Hong Kong » Lantau Island

Chinese/Hong Kong Flag Occupied by the UK in 1841, Hong Kong was formally ceded by China the following year; various adjacent lands were added later in the 19th century. Pursuant to an agreement signed by China and the UK on 19 December 1984, Hong Kong became the Hong Kong... ... read more
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