Tsz Shan Monastery And Guan Yin Statue In Plover Cove

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Tse Shan Monastery In Plover Cove

Good news culture vultures, make sure to head to Tsz Shan Monastery in Tai Po, it is beyond impressive! Tsz Shan Monastery is a huge Chinese Buddhist monastery built by Hong Kong tycoon Li Ka-Shing, this HK$1.5 billion dollar haven of bliss will knock your socks off!

The Scoop:

– Backed by Pat Sin Leng, Plover Cove and surrounded by mountains, flowers, and sea, this area of Hong Kong offers pure zen for all ages. You won’t miss the enormous statue of Guan Yim (Goddess of Mercy) impressively situated at the Monastery.

– Explore this peaceful hub with visits to the Grand Buddha Hall, Universal Hall, Great Vow Hall, the magical gardens, ponds, and more.

– Families can book a time to tour the premises, learn, and enjoy the scenic area. Note, the number of visits daily is limited, so make sure to get there early because registrations are on a “first-come, first-served” basis.


‘Buddhist Art and Faith’ Lecture Series – July to September from 9.30am to 11.30am – held in English, Mandarin and Cantonese

Ullambana 2021 – August 22, 2021 (Sunday) at 11am to 12pm – held in Mandarin/Cantonese

Forest Healing – Various dates in July, August and September at different times – held in Cantonese

Click here to see all their events and how to sign up!


The Rules When Visiting The Monastery:

  • A visit to Tsz Shan Monastery is a spiritual experience, so please keep your voices low during your visit to the Monastery so that you do not disturb others.
  • Please dress appropriately when visiting Tsz Shan Monastery. Sleeved tops, trousers (but not shorts), mid-calf dresses or pants are appropriate.
  • Cigarettes, alcoholic beverages, meat and seafood are not allowed in Tsz Shan Monastery. But you may bring your own vegetarian snacks and drinks.
  • Photography or taking videos is not permitted inside the Monastery’s halls.
  • Pets are not allowed
  • Please do not touch any of the statues.



Why Little Steps Loves It:​

An impressive temple and blissful retreat for families looking to get away from the city and explore some of Hong Kong's gorgeous culture.

Who It's Perfect For:

Peace seekers young and old.

What Else:​

Family day trip! Little Steps is a long time fan of Tai Mei Tuk complete with loads of family fun and great food, or adventure to Bride's Pool, which is located nearby.

Where To Find It:​

Additional Info:​

Visiting by MTR? Get off at Tai Po Market MTR Station, jump on the 75K bus, hop off at San Tau Kok Station, then just follow Tung Tsz Road and make a right when you see Universal Gate Road.

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