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Nan Tien Temple

180 Berkeley Rd | Berkeley, Wollongong, New South Wales 2506, Australia
+61 2 4272 0600
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A stunning place

First impression - it is amazing. serene, peaceful and big. You can find beautiful temples and if... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
rence2018
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Australia
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As a tourist stopover the Nan Tien temple is worth a look. Big, unusual by local standards and free... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Leon-Judy
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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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  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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“vegetarian food” (25 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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180 Berkeley Rd | Berkeley, Wollongong, New South Wales 2506, Australia
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+61 2 4272 0600
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"lotus pond"
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"dew drop inn"
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"grounds are beautiful"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

First impression - it is amazing. serene, peaceful and big. You can find beautiful temples and if you are interested in Chinese culture and Buddhism, this is the perfect place to visit. I really enjoyed my tour here.

Thank rence2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

As a tourist stopover the Nan Tien temple is worth a look. Big, unusual by local standards and free parking and entry but no picnics allowed. There are plenty of opportunities to spend money, a lot of money if you feel that way inclined. Compared...More

Thank Leon-Judy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is amazing so tranquil and peaceful just gorgeous great place to visit the food is amazing

Thank toniford45
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have a thing for places that has it’s air filled with serene positivity. It’s like an aura that sedates you and makes you become one with yourself. Located 80 km south of Sydney on the southern outskirts of the city of Wollongong, this 50...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a beautyfull place this is located near port kembla, had a good experience will love to visit again.

Thank Rupinderpal S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Always glad to visit this temple. Great place to take friends who visiting Sydney. Like a different world. I recommend to have longer sleeve if you visiting in summer, coz they won't allow you go inside of the temple in your singlet.

Thank Barb B
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The most convenient route to visit the temple without long walk is to take a train to Wollongong Station, walk up to Crown Street to catch bus number 34. You can alight right at the carpark exit of the temple. If you take bus 33...More

Thank Good_Partner
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The visit to the Southern Hemisphere's largest Buddhist temple does not disappoint. Truly devine and good for the soul.

Thank TravellerAustralia02
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Reviewed March 15, 2018

A beautiful and peaceful place to visit.. Just stunning grounds and meditation halls.. This place just has a calm, serene and lovely energy about it.. Loved the affirmations hung all around the place..

Thank Colleen S
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Reviewed March 5, 2018

An interesting scenic visit but the food is very poor. Culturally significant. This Buddhist temple is high;y evangelistic which is quite unusual for a Buddhist establishment.

Thank LindsayStoddart
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rafffey
March 17, 2018|
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Response from MeiMei C | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can takeaway the food and have a picnic at the area.
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Coppja
January 19, 2018|
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Response from Gerry P | Reviewed this property |
Possibly because it is the year of the dog
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corinnajones87
October 21, 2017|
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Response from Andrew B | Reviewed this property |
Yes. This is a very quiet and serene so it is important that babies/toddlers are at their best.
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