Ten Thousand Buddhas Monastery (Man Fat Sze)

Top 1% of attractions in Hong Kong
8 / 10

6 expert reviews

“As the silence deepens, so the first gold-painted statues of Buddhas appear... there are said to be 13 000 of these, each one unique.”

– Michelin Guide

Fodor's Fodor's
"You climb some 400 steps to reach this temple: but look on the bright side, for each step you get about 32 Buddhas." Full review
Condé Nast Traveler Condé Nast Traveler
Editor's Pick
"Surely one of the most bizarre attractions Hong Kong has to offer, the Ten Thousand Buddhas Monastery is well worth the journey to Sha Tin in the New Territories." Full review
Afar Magazine Afar Magazine
"It's tricky to find, tucked behind a Chinese cemetery, and a long climb (431 stairs!) to the top." Full review
Time Out Time Out
"The 431 steps leading up to 10,000 Buddhas Monastery are lined with life-sized, gold-painted Buddha statues, each entertainingly unique" Full review
Lonely Planet Lonely Planet
Top Choice
"This quirky temple about 500m northwest of Sha Tin station is worth the uphill hike to visit. Built in the 1950s, the complex actually contains more than 10,000 Buddhas." Full review