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  • Places Of Worship By Hazel Chan
  • St Johns Cathedral
    • officially called The Cathedral Church of St. John the Evangelist, located at 4 Garden Road, Central
    • It is the oldest surviving western ecclesiastical building in HK
    • It was completed in 1849
    • It was built in early English and gothic style and is built in the shape of a cross
    • It use to be a club house for the Japanese in WW2
    • It costed £8,736 to for St Johns to be built
    • It has Sunday schools for both children and adults
  • Po Lin Monastery
    • Po Lin Monastery is located on Lantau Island on Hong Kong
    • The monastery was founded in 1906 by three monks and was finished in 1924
    • The big Buddha is also a part of the monastery
    • The monastery is quite big it has lots different rooms, halls and they even have a pond and a garden in the monastery
    • Lot’s of tourists go to the Po Lin Monastery but it is a great place for people who want to worship the Buddha
  • Ten Thousand Buddha's Monastery
    • This monastery is located at 220 Pai Tau Village, Shatin in Hong Kong
    • The monastery was completed in 1957
    • T he main building of the monastery is the Ten Thousand Buddhas Temple
    • The monastery has totally 5 differ e nt temples
    • It actually took eight years to complete all buildings and another ten years to finish the all more than 12,000 Buddha's statues
    • Some of the statues there were painted with pure gold