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Address: Chi Lin Rd, Diamond Hill, Hong Kong, China
Phone Number: 852-23541735
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Amazing garden, peaceful and quiet

We went to Chi Lin Nunnery after cancelling the trip to the Big Buddha due to the bad weather and we were not disappointed! It is a gem among the busy city. Big temple, amazing... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Brisbane, Australia

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Brisbane, Australia
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13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We went to Chi Lin Nunnery after cancelling the trip to the Big Buddha due to the bad weather and we were not disappointed! It is a gem among the busy city. Big temple, amazing garden and architecture, great exhibitions and lovely vegetarian restaurant behind the waterfall. My parents (who live in HK and have never been to this place)... More 

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Hobart, Australia
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13 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Adjacent to the gardens and easily accessed by the MTR with station adjacent to the gardens. Allow at least 1 hour to view both.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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14 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Chi Lin Nunnery is a must visit place in Hong Kong offering calm peaceful feeling as same as best beauty of the great garden surrounding the temple. Subway is the best way to travel to this temple and if possible come in the morning then there is less people and you will not believe that there is such a calm... More 

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Metro Manila, Philippines
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It was an amazing experience to see the old structures of traditional Chinese in the City. There is no entrance fee. You need to enter Nan Lian Garden then take the stairs to get to Chi Lin Nunnery. My Wife was very happy that we got to see this place. It is very accessible to get here too. It is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Do not miss this very special Place. The physical plant is magnificent and the surrounding gardens are a tribute to beauty even on the the cold rainy day of our visit. No picture taking allowed inside - too bad- no picture taking.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Stunning building that has no nails used in its construction. Beautiful and peaceful place to visit. Very serene feeling even though it is surrounded by tall buildings. Close to the Nan Lian Garden which is also worth a look. Easy to get to by MRT followed by a very short walk (5 minutes max). 2 good free attractions well worth... More 

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New Delhi, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited during the weekend, not very crowded, v calm serene and peaceful ambience. The place is very beautiful with lots of lotus and lily ponds around.

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Easy to get to via MTR, Diamond Hill. Beautiful prayer chanting, incredibly peaceful and tranquil. Lovely to be able to wander round. There was a nice security guard who clearly loved the place and gave us lots of additional info. Recommend you cross the road to also visit Nan Lian Gardens which are beautiful.

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Brisbane Region, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The nunnery itself is great but you must look at it as a combination with the Nan Lian Gardens which are attached to each other one of our top 10 things to do in Hong Kong.

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Tranquillity aside, you get to see a real Chinese Nunnery with actual nuns going about some of their daily routines (maintaining the temple halls) amidst the lotus ponds and quiet landscape

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