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Address: Chi Lin Rd, Diamond Hill, Hong Kong, China
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Kowloon and The New Territories Half Day Tour
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Peaceful place in HK

Chi Lin Nunnery is a must visit place in Hong Kong. I visit this place every time that I come HK. They build the place by wood and without using nail. Please don't use the noise... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Bangkok, Krung Thep, Thailand
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Bangkok, Krung Thep, Thailand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Chi Lin Nunnery is a must visit place in Hong Kong. I visit this place every time that I come HK. They build the place by wood and without using nail. Please don't use the noise when visiting there. Take the photo outside is ok. However, you cannot take photo inside the temple area. You can also walk to Nan... More 

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

In the Nan Lian Gardens. This is a nice Nunnery to visit, round the back there is a large stall you can buy goods from.

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Trowbridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I am fascinated by Buddhism and self study the religion, so I take any opportunity I get to visit a temple and learn more about it. Chi Lin Nunnery is a huge Buddhist temple in Kowloon and is a stunning example of Buddhist culture. It is open to the public and is free of charge, (something we all like to... More 

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Elgin, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We were here about a year ago but the weather was very different, cold and wet. It was still a really lovely place to visit. However the sun was shining and it was warm this time. It is so tranquil and peaceful you really don't want to leave. We have told a lot of people how fantastic this place is... More 

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St Helens, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A truly beautiful little gem perfectly manicured gardens around a very picturesque monastery well worth a look. I have been back twice

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This jewel in the heart of HK is a must see. Gardens, temples, it is all here. There is a kind of peace in front of you that defies all the towering buildings around it.

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Beijing, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Chi Lin Nunnery is a large Buddhist temple following traditional Tang Dynasty architecture. Beautiful, indeed, and it also has a serene accompanying garden to stroll around. It's an active monastery and there are a number of activities and services Buddhists can take part in. I went to a retreat several years back held there by dharma drum mountain Buddhist society... More 

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Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

A very serene and very peaceful temple with great wooden structure and architecture. With 3 main halls decorated with statues of buddas and deities.

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Sydney - Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

You can easily spend a few hours here on a nice day. The gardens are lovely & tranquil with good wide footpaths and seats dotted around to just sit, chill & watch the world go buy. Very close to MTR

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

First of all, very easy to find-just go to the Diamond Hill MTR exit then a very short walk. The nunnery is beautiful to behold, and is peaceful and serene. When we visited last week, there were several members who were available to speak about the nunnery and the beliefs of the members. Combine the nunnery with the Nan Lian... More 

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