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Hong Kong Big Buddha


Quanzhou was China's major port for foreign traders, who knew it as Zaiton, during the 11th - 14th centuries. Visited by Marco Polo who praised it as one of the most prosperous and glorious cities in the world. As the starting point of the Sea Silk Road, Quanzhou accepted diverse religions including Christianity, Islam and Manichaeism.

Getting there:
Fly from Hong Kong to Xiamen, then take a bus or taxi.
(flight time approximately 90 min).

Hong Kong from Mui Wo