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Address: Chi Lin Rd, Diamond Hill, Hong Kong, China
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Phone Number: 852-23541735
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absolutely beautiful

This is a must see It is Absolutely Beautiful we went there it was rain but was worth getting wet for make sure you check out all the gardens as well there is places to eat in the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
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Brisbane, Australia
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PJ
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is adjacent to the Nan Lian Garden, a large place of worship with statues and nice lotus ponds. Interesting to pay a brief visit and take some pictures.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a must see It is Absolutely Beautiful we went there it was rain but was worth getting wet for make sure you check out all the gardens as well there is places to eat in the gardens And drinks the shopping center that you get off MTR is worth a look around has good clean toilets LOL

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This really is a must-see when in Hong Kong. Apart from in Nara, Japan, this has the most stunning wooden architecture I have ever seen. The courtyards and temples are truly beautiful and a delight to explore. And the (no photos allowed) Buddha statues inside the halls are pretty incredible too. Don't miss the gift shop downstairs either as it... More 

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Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We did a quick trip trough the nunnery and were forced to slow down to admire the architecture, plants and the general pleasant setting of the nunnery. We badly wanted to take some photos of the idols but it's not permitted (they are outstanding!).

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A lovely example of cultural icons, religious buildings and beautiful garden. A big tourist shop is located in the basement along with the toilets. Nice day activity, easy to reach by MTR.

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

You can get here easily by using the MRT (MTR Diamond Hill Station Exit C2, follow the signs and walk for around five minutes). It is near the Nan Lian Gardens and by visiting both places you will be uplifted by the beauty, attention to detail and the harmony present. Definitely worth taking the time away from the bustle of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Simply beautiful. Symmetrical lotus ponds fill the outer courtyard, beautiful rocks surrounds the outer wall, and intricate woodworking are highlights of this Nunnery. It was practically deserted when I came here on a Tuesday morning, making it an absolutely perfect place to get some peace and quiet. It's connected to Nan Lian garden by a footbridge that goes over a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Coming from the countryside in the UK I find HK very busy and hectic at the best of times! The Nan Lian gardens and the nunnery are joined and less than 5 minutes walk from C2 exit of Diamond Hill MTR station so super easy to get to. It's one of the quietest places I've been in HK and was... More 

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Osaka Prefecture, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What a lovely place! There are several things you can do here; first, you can read Buddhist scriptures/quotes on all of the rocks they have lining the walls; second, you can contemplate on those rocks sayings; third, you can be utterly startled by a frozen/meditating nun in the main hall (she was just frozen and when she moved it was... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The destination is incredible. The nunnery has some nice statues of Buddha and you will see people worshiping here. There's also the Chi Lian Garden which is just across from the nunnery. The trees are very nice. If you are from Europe or America, these trees are very different from what you will see in those countries. Also, the pond... More 

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