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Always awesome to visit

I am a local and visit the temple every few months. We come for lunch or we bring visitors, or just... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Wollongong, Australia
Beautiful and peace of mind

It’s a beautiful place which brings a peace of mind with its environment ! Will definitely visit... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Kathmandu, Nepal
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“tea house”(23 reviews)
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...more
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180 Berkeley Rd | Berkeley, Wollongong, New South Wales 2506, Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I am a local and visit the temple every few months. We come for lunch or we bring visitors, or just come to chill out. The temple has this effect! The vegetarian food in the cafe is great and the staff are always super helpful....More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

It’s a beautiful place which brings a peace of mind with its environment ! Will definitely visit again !

Thank lhamudolma22
Reviewed 1 week ago

We headed to the Nan Tien Temple. Once there, the door was closed. I was able to get in to ask for directions. I found someone and he was pointing with his finger where we should go. We were heading to the Buddha institute. We...More

Thank Robby G C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Casual visit to the Buddhist Temple with teenagers. Very interesting and peaceful. The gardens are lovely. Well worth a visit for all ages. Cafe on site for lollies and drinks and vegetarian food.

Thank Imme4
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautiful temple with a lovely tea house. Worth a visit if you are in the Lake Illawarra area.

Thank taraa161
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great place to visit especially with children to show them and experience a different culture & religion. Best not to rush through as there are many signs & posters around the place for life lessons. Huge land to explore and ample parking...More

Thank Guy B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Travelled with a group of 14 others, so the guided tour worked out very cheap at just a few dollars each. The guide was personable with a wry sense of humour. A minor criticism is that he tended to talk more about the tenets of...More

1  Thank David S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a beautiful complex to visit - especially during the week -it must be very busy during the weekends. The garden is beautifully maintained, the buildings are pristine and calm - a great day away from the busy city

Thank SydneyTravelalot
Reviewed June 4, 2018

A reasonable selection of dishes at fairly good prices. The upstairs eatery section is a little cheaper but has a limited selection (sometimes only 3 0r 4 dishes). Downstairs costs a little more but offers more choices - mainly vegetarian cuisine but nicely presented and...More

2  Thank Ken R
Reviewed May 26, 2018

Beautifully maintained property. Quiet and peacefull. We has lunch at the tea room which has a simple vegetarian menu. Good wholesome food and not expensive. Plenty of steps but worth the climb.

Thank peterhH8064QY
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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.
January 19, 2018|
Response from Gerry P | Reviewed this property |
Possibly because it is the year of the dog
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.