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Address: Chi Lin Rd, Diamond Hill, Hong Kong, China
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A world away from the hustle and bustle

Well worth an hour to wander around the temple, visit the gift shop, have a cup of tea or a vegetarian meal, and forget all your cares. A lovely place that doesn't feel like... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Well worth an hour to wander around the temple, visit the gift shop, have a cup of tea or a vegetarian meal, and forget all your cares. A lovely place that doesn't feel like anywhere else in Hong Kong.

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Chi Lin Nunnery is definitely worth a trip if you're in Hong Kong. It's easily accessibly by subway and a very short walk so there's no need to book a tour. The Nunnery is charming but the gardens steal the show - breathtaking and beautiful!

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Very nice place to visit in addition to Nan Lian garden but not marked well as to know you are there. But it's on the opposite side of the cross over walkway We lucked out with the weather this week As with Nan Lian garden. ..beautiful landscaping and city backdrop views

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

If you are after some time out from the hustle and bustle of HK - this is the place. It is easily accessible from the MTR and you can easily spend an hour walking through the gardens and the monastery. I guarantee you will feel calmer and more relaxed afterwards than before!

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We really enjoyed the information provided and the gift shop.. Then cross the road for the gardens and lunch. Excellent vegetarian restaurant.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Highly recommend. One of the few places in Hong Kong where you can taste the Chinese tradition. The place was built in the style of Tang Dynasty using wood. Very elegant. There is also a small lake with a golden temple.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Chi Lin Nunnery, Nan Lian Garden are next to each other, dont miss the wonderful Wong Tai Sin Temple about 10 minute walk away. No need to take a tour to visit these places, the MRT is easy to use, they have information desks at each station and the maps are easy to follow and also stations have names in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

On our first day in this busy City we decided to visit the Nunnery. It is absolutely delightful. Very quiet and not crowded so we could just leisurely stroll around. Amazing statues and with powerful vibrations. Quite incongruous really as you look around at all the skyscrapers around you. Then take a walk around the adjoining gardens. A great day... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's hard to imagine there is such serene and sophisticated nunnery built in the middle of this hectic city. The plants are beautifully arranged and looked after. Definitely worth paying a visit, especially nice to a day with your parents.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Like most, it seems, I visited the monastery having just been to Nan Lian Gardens and it was just as beautiful and even more peaceful than the gardens themselves. The shrines to the Gods were impressive both in their size and beauty and the architecture of the monastery as a whole is stunning, especially contrasting with the modernity of skyscrapers... More 

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