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The Monastery of Ten Thousand Buddhas

The Monastery of Ten Thousand Buddhas

High above a lush hillside in the New Territories town of Sha Tin, the Monastery of Ten Thousand Buddhas is one of the most dramatic sacred sites in Hong Kong. I managed to visit the monastery before the start ... More

Aqualuna. Hong Kong., Bernard Spragg Photo

Aqualuna. Hong Kong., Bernard Spragg Photo

The Aqua Luna was built from scratch; it took a Hong Kong craftsman 18 months to construct using traditional shipbuilding methods under the supervision of a 73-year-old shipbuilder. It is owned by the Aqua Rest... More

Bank Of China Tower. - Hong Kong

Bank Of China Tower. - Hong Kong

Acclaimed by critics as one of the world's "most outstanding examples of modern architecture", Hong Kong's Bank of China Tower is truly a sight to behold..Cutting majestically into the vast blue sky, soaring hi... More

Trams Hong Kong., Bernard Spragg Photo

Trams Hong Kong., Bernard Spragg Photo

Take a step back in time and explore the bustling north corridor of Hong Kong Island aboard one of the city's historic trams. These double-decker streetcars have been travelling through Hong Kong's busiest thor... More

Cheung Chau. Fishing boats.

Cheung Chau. Fishing boats.

Cheung Chau Island has long been one of Hong Kong’s most popular island retreats. Smaller than Lantau but bigger than nearby Peng Chau, Cheung Chau offers more to do than clamber around on rocks and play castaw... More

Buddha Goddesses Sha Tin Hong Kong.

Buddha Goddesses Sha Tin Hong Kong.

Hong Kong has many temples, but one of the best and certainly a favorite amongst tourists is the temple of the 10,000 Buddhas in the New Territories. The Temple of 10,000 Buddhas is stationed in the secluded gr... More

10 000 Buddhas Monastery Sha Tin.

10 000 Buddhas Monastery Sha Tin.

You climb some 400 steps to reach this temple: but look on the bright side, for each step you get about 32 Buddhas. The uphill path through dense vegetation is lined with life-size golden Buddhas in all kinds o... More

The Ten Thousand Buddhas Monastery.

The Ten Thousand Buddhas Monastery.

Hong Kong has many temples, but one of the best and certainly a favorite amongst tourists is the temple of the 10,000 Buddhas in the New Territories. The Temple of 10,000 Buddhas is stationed in the secluded gr... More

Art  for sale. The Peak Hong Kong.

Art for sale. The Peak Hong Kong.

Hong Kong's number one tourist destination features the Peak Tower and the Peak Tram, the city's oldest mode of public transport.

Hong Kong waterfront views.

Hong Kong waterfront views.

Kennedy Town is at the western end of Sai Wan on Hong Kong Island in Hong Kong. It was named after Arthur Edward Kennedy, the 7th Governor of Hong Kong from 1872 to 1877. Administratively, it is part of Central... More

Star Ferry "Night Star"Hong Kong.

Star Ferry "Night Star"Hong Kong.

The charming Star Ferry boats have been faithfully carrying passengers from Hong Kong Island to Kowloon and back since 1888. While the two sides of Victoria Harbour are now connected by a world-class infrastruc... More

Star Ferry Hong Kong.

Star Ferry Hong Kong.

The charming Star Ferry boats have been faithfully carrying passengers from Hong Kong Island to Kowloon and back since 1888. While the two sides of Victoria Harbour are now connected by a world-class infrastruc... More

Star Glamour. Tug Hong Kong.

Star Glamour. Tug Hong Kong.

A tug (tugboat or towboat) is a type of vessel that maneuvers other vessels by pushing or pulling them either by direct contact or by means of a tow line. Tugs typically move vessels that either are restricted ... More

Fish on Ice., Bernard Spragg Photo

Fish on Ice., Bernard Spragg Photo

A fish market is a marketplace used for marketing fish products. It can be dedicated to wholesale trade between fishermen and fish merchants, or to the sale of seafood to individual consumers, or to both. Retai... More

The Peak. Hong Kong.

The Peak. Hong Kong.

The Peak Tower is located at an elevation of 396 m, 156 m below the summit of Victoria Peak. Because the architects sought a design which would be prominent on the skyline but would not interrupt the natural li... More

Prints for sale. The Peak. Hong Kong.
Hong Kong Transport, Bernard Spragg Photo

Hong Kong Transport, Bernard Spragg Photo

Hong Kong Island is served by a privately operated tramway line that runs east - west across the island between the suburbs of Kennedy Town and Shau Kei Wan. The system also has a single track loop line branch ... More

Hong Kong Transport, Bernard Spragg Photo

Hong Kong Transport, Bernard Spragg Photo

Hong Kong Tramways is a tram system in Hong Kong and one of the earliest forms of public transport in Hong Kong. Owned and operated by Veolia Transport, the tramway runs on Hong Kong Island between Shau Kei Wan... More

On the Star Ferry Hong Kong.

On the Star Ferry Hong Kong.

The Star Ferry, or The "Star" Ferry Company, is a passenger ferry service operator and tourist attraction in Hong Kong. Its principal routes carry passengers across Victoria Harbour, between Hong Kong Island an... More

High and the Mighty. HK

High and the Mighty. HK

Hong Kong skyscrapers are an icon of the city. There is nowhere in the world that has more skyscrapers; no, not even New York or up and coming Dubai. There are several different ways of counting a skyscraper bu... More

First Ferry Hong Kong.

First Ferry Hong Kong.

New World First Ferry Services ( First Ferry or NWFF) is a ferry service company in Hong Kong. The company was established in November 1999, when it took over the eight licensed ferry routes transferred from Ho... More

Convention Centre Hong Kong.

Convention Centre Hong Kong.

Hong Kong Travel album

On Hong Kong Harbour.

On Hong Kong Harbour.

The Hong Kong Island skyline is one of the most spectacular cityscapes in the world. New York may boast more skyscrapers but Hong Kong's are more compact and dramatic when viewed from from across the water in K... More

Hong Kong Tug boat
Clock Tower Kowloon Hong Kong

Clock Tower Kowloon Hong Kong

The Clock Tower is a landmark in Hong Kong. It is located on the southern shore of Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon. It is the only remnant of the original site of the former Kowloon Station on the Kowloon-Canton Railway

10,000 Buddhas Sha Tin Hong Kong

10,000 Buddhas Sha Tin Hong Kong

Built in the 1950s, this quirky temple actually contains more than 10,000 Buddhas. Some 12,800 miniature statues line the walls of the main temple and dozens of life-sized golden statues of Buddha’s followers f... More

The Hong Kong Trams

The Hong Kong Trams

Hong Kong Trams traverse the Northern part of Hong Kong Island on a East-West direction, they are cheap, clunky and slow, but a very unique experience and a sightseeing attraction on its own. At only HK2.30 per... More

Viewed from the Trams Hong Kong.

Viewed from the Trams Hong Kong.

In Hong Kong, you can dress a bride, redo a house and amuse a child one street at a time. The South China practice of grouping similar businesses on one street means you can do much more: goldfish, birds, cloth... More

Viewed from the Trams Hong Kong. (3)

Viewed from the Trams Hong Kong. (3)

No matter how far you travel, each tram ride costs a flat fare of $2.30 and exact change is required if you are paying by cash. All trams accept Octopus cards. You need to get on the tram at the back and then p... More

Viewed from the Trams Hong Kong.

Viewed from the Trams Hong Kong.

Sweeping across the north side of Hong Kong Island, the Hong Kong tram has been motoring Hong Kongers through the streets of the city for over 100 years. Despite dating from colonial times and boasting the top ... More

Viewed from the Trams Hong Kong. (1)

Viewed from the Trams Hong Kong. (1)

This is a must when you come to Hong Kong and it is a great way to see the sights of Hong Kong in reasonable comfort. You can get on and off where ever you like as it is so cheap. You see so much from the top deck.

Traffic Victoria Island.Hong Kong.

Traffic Victoria Island.Hong Kong.

Hong Kong Island is the island that gives the territory Hong Kong its name. Although it is not the largest part of the territory, it is the place that many tourists regard as the main focus. The parade of build... More

Buddhas (59), Bernard Spragg Photo
Buddhas (53), Bernard Spragg Photo
Temple of 10.000 Buddhas HK.

Temple of 10.000 Buddhas HK.

Hong Kong Travel album

Ten Thousand Buddhas Monastery.HK

Ten Thousand Buddhas Monastery.HK

Built in the 1950s, this quirky temple actually contains more than 10,000 Buddhas. Some 12,800 miniature statues line the walls of the main temple and dozens of life-sized golden statues of Buddha’s followers f... More

Temple of 10.000 Buddhas HK.

Temple of 10.000 Buddhas HK.

Built in the 1950s, this quirky temple actually contains more than 10,000 Buddhas. Some 12,800 miniature statues line the walls of the main temple and dozens of life-sized golden statues of Buddha’s followers f... More

Buddhas Hong Kong., Bernard Spragg Photo

Buddhas Hong Kong., Bernard Spragg Photo

Built in the 1950s, this quirky temple actually contains more than 10,000 Buddhas. Some 12,800 miniature statues line the walls of the main temple and dozens of life-sized golden statues of Buddha’s followers f... More

Buddhas Sha Tin HK.

Buddhas Sha Tin HK.

Built in the 1950s, this quirky temple actually contains more than 10,000 Buddhas. Some 12,800 miniature statues line the walls of the main temple and dozens of life-sized golden statues of Buddha’s followers f... More

An other Star Ferry. HK

An other Star Ferry. HK

The charming Star Ferry boats have been faithfully carrying passengers from Hong Kong Island to Kowloon and back since 1888. While the two sides of Victoria Harbour are now connected by a world-class infrastruc... More

An other Star Ferry. HK

An other Star Ferry. HK

The charming Star Ferry boats have been faithfully carrying passengers from Hong Kong Island to Kowloon and back since 1888. While the two sides of Victoria Harbour are now connected by a world-class infrastruc... More

Star Ferry. Hong Kong

Star Ferry. Hong Kong

The Star Ferry is a passenger ferry service operator and tourist attraction in Hong Kong. Its principal routes carry passengers across Victoria Harbour, between Hong Kong Island, and Kowloon.

An other Star Ferry. HK.

An other Star Ferry. HK.

The Star Ferry is a passenger ferry service operator and tourist attraction in Hong Kong. Its principal routes carry passengers across Victoria Harbour, between Hong Kong Island and Kowloon.

Star Ferry.  Hong Kong.

Star Ferry. Hong Kong.

The charming Star Ferry boats have been faithfully carrying passengers from Hong Kong Island to Kowloon and back since 1888.

Star Ferry.Hong Kong., Bernard Spragg Photo

Star Ferry.Hong Kong., Bernard Spragg Photo

The Star Ferry is a passenger ferry service operator and tourist attraction in Hong Kong. Its principal routes carry passengers across Victoria Harbour, between Hong Kong Island and Kowloon.