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Hong Kong Travel Guide

Lantau Island

Manic development is changing Lantau, but the island is still known as the "lungs of Hong Kong" because of the abundant forests, relative dearth of skyscrapers, and laid-back attractions—beaches, fishing villages, and hiking trails. At Ngong Ping, a mini-theme park keeps the island's most famous sight, the Giant Buddha, company. Not to be outdone, Disney has opened a park and resort on

the northeast coast, near the airport. At 142 square km (55 square miles), Lantau is almost twice the size of Hong Kong Island, so there's room for all this development, and the island remains a welcome green getaway.

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