Lantau Island is located to the west of Hong Kong Island by the mouth of the Pearl River, and is well connected to the Kowloon Peninsula. It's home to beautiful natural landscapes and some essential tourist attractions:
What to see in Lantau Island
- Po Lin Monastery: a Buddhist sanctuary home to an enormous statue of Buddha.
- Ngong Ping 360 Cable Car: as well as being the best way to reach the Tian Tan Buddha, the cable car from Tung Chung to Ngong Ping offers spectacular bird's eye views of the island.
- Tai O: a traditional fishing village with floating stilt houses.
- Disneyland Hong Kong: ideal for children and adults.
- Cheung Sha Beach, Pui O Beach and Silver Mine Bay Beach: three beaches that provide a relaxing break from the city.
- Hong Kong International Airport: built on reclaimed land, this is the most important airport in southern China.
- Lantau Park: ideal for fans of hiking, this mountain is a favourite spot in the city to watch the sunrise. The climb takes around two hours.
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