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Address: Chi Lin Rd, Diamond Hill, Hong Kong, China
Phone Number: 852-23541735
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I came here on the advice of the hotel concierge and was very pleased I did. It is a very beautiful and quiet place that gives you a break from the hustle and bustle of downtown... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 28, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

I came here on the advice of the hotel concierge and was very pleased I did. It is a very beautiful and quiet place that gives you a break from the hustle and bustle of downtown. The gardens are very pretty and so is the Temple. This was a very good place to visit - one of my favourites on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

It is a place located not far away from MTR (rail station), shopping center and even residential area but once you get inside the Chi Lin Nunnery, you feel much relaxed and released from all busy schedules. While you're walking slowly insdie, you feel peaceful, calm and tranquil and you also find history, traditions and culture of the Chinese over... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

The place was very peaceful and clean. Even if the place was situated in the city but it was very peaceful and calming. The place is for free and do follow rules and respect others praying.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Only steps from this busy city and you can find peace and tranquility. No admission cost, very clean

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Incheon, South Korea
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

The feeling you get inside the nunnery can be summed up in one word: peaceful. It's totally different from the hustle and bustle of materialistic downtown Hong Kong, where everybody is in a hurry to make money or more money. Here, things are slow paced, and you find yourself in a different world, a very spiritual one. You are not... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

Highly recommend everyone going here if you're in Hong Kong for than 48 hrs. Absolutely stunning gardens & temples. One of the highlights of our time in Hong Kong!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW via mobile

We visited Nan Lian & Chi Lin as they are just across the road. They are both a huge contrast against the modern high-rise buildings.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

Headed to Chi Lin Nunnery on the last day of our trip, but it's worth to pay a visit. The temple is significant with its lotus pond and statue.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Most places in Hong Kong open late and close late - not so the Chi Lin nunnery which closes at 4pm (you can still enter the outer courtyard but that's it). It is still a beautiful spot and worth a visit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Truly unexpected peace in the middle of Kowloon. As I said about Nan Lian Garden, when I viber-ed photos to friends who frequent Hongkong for shopping, they asked, "where are you???" Precisely. Meandering through these 2 enclaves, I somehow got transported someplace else other than frenetic Hongkong.

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