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Address: Chi Lin Rd, Diamond Hill, Hong Kong, China
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Amazing piece of wood

OK, slight understatement! This is an amazing building, built in the traditional style without nails or screws. It was relocated here by the Chinese autorities some years ago... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Notdunroaming
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West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

OK, slight understatement! This is an amazing building, built in the traditional style without nails or screws. It was relocated here by the Chinese autorities some years ago. Very tranquil, ancient bonsai trees and Buddhism all around despite being near to lots of high rise buildings. Tranquillity embodied.

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Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Must see if you are in town. The place is recently renovated and beautifully maintained. If you fancy vegetarian food, do try out their restaurant. Food was excellent. We had a window seat and the waterfall was beautiful.

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Hong Kong, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It is a special place in the busy Hong Kong. The serene Chi Lin Nunnery, is a place that can give you a sense of peaceful. The garden looks great. The main building is a must visit place for those who like architecture (close at 4pm). Tradition Chinese construction method was used to built this solemn temple. Though it is... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The nunnery is placed within the Nan Ning gardens, which are beautiful. It is amazing to have this serene and very traditional space within such a dense city. The gardens are beautiful any time of the year, including the winter. Don't forget to try the teahouse that's located in the garden.

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Karlskoga, Sweden
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Monasteries arnt my thing but this one is rather nice. But if you don't like monasteries, temples this isn't anything for. the garden is really nice and a must visit thou.

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A quiet and hidden little spot in Hong Kong well worth finding. Great for a quiet walk or moment to reflect. They do have a few restrictions though regarding noise and what you can and cannot do there so just be informed.

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New Delhi, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Nunnery built by by administration. Astonishing, amazing use any complementary word it will still be less. Built with Ebony type wood finish a Buddhist nunnery. Must must see location. So spiritual and grand location. Artisans who built it and the administration that conceived it is worthy of praise from all across the world. Please go and visit if you are... More 

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Hyderabad, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Serene and peaceful. Don't miss the nutritious vegan lunch. Right across the Nan Lian Garden. Good place to buy souvenirs.

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La Plata, Argentina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Just five minuts away Diamond Hill MTR station (Kwun Tong (green) line) you can find this beautiful temple, devoted to Buddha and other deities. The building, made out of wood in the Japanese style without nails, consists of a gallery enclosing a courtyard which gives way to the temple itself. There are huge statues of Buddha in bronze, fountains with... More 

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Preston,England
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

MTR to Diamond Hill exit C2, no more than 300m from the exit of the MTR. The nunnery and gardens are pretty much one entity. It is exceptional inside and I would say it is a must for anyone visiting Hong Kong. The display in the Main Hall at the Nunnery is breathtaking and the overall feel in both of... More 

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