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Nan Tien Temple

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Address: 180 Berkeley Rd | Unanderra, Wollongong, New South Wales 2506, Australia
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+61 2 4272 0600
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Tue - Sun 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Nan Tien is very different from most tourist attractions because there is...

Nan Tien is very different from most tourist attractions because there is so much to offer: the visual delights of grandeur architecture, art & culture including unique exhibitions & festivals, Buddhist festivals, vegetarian culinary delights, educational & healthy life style classes & retreats, accommodation, top class conference and auditorium facilities as well as beautiful gardens & walks. There is also the spiritual and religious experience that is unforgettable and even life changing for some.

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Beautiful with calm surroundings. The museum is small but amazing and very very interesting.

All staff and monks were extremely kind and helpful with all our questions. We were unaware that ladies wearing shorts could not enter the Pagoda or Temple however we were able to... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Coffs Harbour
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

All staff and monks were extremely kind and helpful with all our questions. We were unaware that ladies wearing shorts could not enter the Pagoda or Temple however we were able to obtain a "sarong" from reception for the cost of a coin donation for cleaning. I offered $5 but was told that was too much. You don't experience this... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Only 10 mins drive from Wollongong and you will find the biggest temple in the southern hemisphere. Well worth a visit. They offer vegetarian lunches which is quite tasty. Good spot to spend a few hours to look around.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This complex is larger than you would expect and consists of a number of different temples, a pagoda and beautiful, well maintained, tranquil grounds. My daughter and I felt uplifted by the sincerity of the monks and site staff, and took the opportunity to ring the large bell by the pagoda, and light joss sticks in memory of my late... More 

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Fairy Meadow, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I visited this wonderful part of the world to set my intentions in order and find a peaceful place to be quiet and reflect on how far i had come. 2016 was not really a great time for me and i wanted to be clear about 2017. This was just the place to do this, beautiful buildings and glorious rooms... More 

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Thank Glenn B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We went here with the family. It was a interesting place to visit So many things to see. Was glad to have seats everywhere as it can get tiring when walking around. Not much shade to cool off. You really need to be quiet in the temples which is almost impossible with little kids. Plenty of parking on site.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food but no meat. An experience for the whole family. An aspect and way of life that would be interesting to understand in more detail

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Thank Robert W
Wollongong, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The surrounds of the Temple are very calming.The monks wandering around the site are very informative .The grounds are very well maintained for easy walking.

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Wollongong, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I enjoy walking through different Churches and Temples and the Nan Tien Temple is one of the highlights. It's a place you can reflect on regardless of ones belief. Great grounds and neat and tidy.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Over the last few years I have been several times to the Nan Tien Temple in Wollongong it's a real "place of inner Peace" Not just for Buddhists but for everybody who want to have a quite moment.

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Wollongong, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Nan Tien temple will not disappoint people who are seeking a peaceful place to walk, sit, or meditate. It is a rewarding experience to simply sit in the main temple and allow your thoughts to wander where they will. The grounds are immaculate, and hopefully the tea room will be open for your visit. If you allow yourself the... More 

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